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LPN (Full-Time)

Company: St. Charles Health System
Location: Redmond
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Typical pay range: $22.07 - $33.25 varies on experience

Primary Care - Redmond, Oregon



TITLE: LPN, Primary Care

REPORTS TO POSITION: Clinical Supervisor, RN

DEPARTMENT: St. Charles Medical Group


OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: St. Charles Medical Group encompasses practices in three Central Oregon counties and numerous specialties including family care, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, immediate/urgent care, cardiology, pulmonology, rheumatology, general surgery, cancer care, and sleep medicine. We encourage collaboration between clinical and non-clinical staff to assure we are providing our community with comprehensive and compassionate health care.

POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the clinical direction of a licensed professional, the LPN provides quality patient and family centered care as a member of the health care team in accordance with St. Charles Health System mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures. Applies standards for professional nursing practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients, families, and all others. Responsible for daily patient flow. Use nursing skills to make appropriate patient health recommendations and anticipate provider's needs regarding patient care.

This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.


Maintains and demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of nursing principles, practices, standards, and techniques, and applies this knowledge in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and work instructions and within the laws governing nursing duties of an LPN in the State of Oregon.

In coordination with supervising licensed professional, gathers information on the patient's condition and needs using critical thinking and clinical judgment; implements appropriate nursing actions and collaborates with other disciplines to meet the patient's/family's physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual needs; and evaluates patient's progress. Anticipates the provider's needs as they relate to the patients' medical care.

Demonstrates awareness of and supports St. Charles Health System's departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.

Collects objective and subjective data from observations, examinations, and written records in an accurate and timely manner as appropriate to the patient's health care needs and context of care.

Records medical history data, room's patients, takes vitals, prepares patients as necessary for exams. Manages medication administration, actions, reactions, and discharge teaching. Documents all patient care with proficiency in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory agencies.

Performs telephone new patient intake visits, communicates (both written and orally) effectively and maintains professional relationships with caregivers, medical staff, patients, and guests.

Supports the vision, mission, and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Lean principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients, and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient, and accurate.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.

Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient, and caregiver.

Participates in creating intentional relationships and demonstrates focus attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.

Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients in a caring way, including introducing oneself and explaining role in patient's care, asking the patient his or her preferred name, sitting with the patient to determine his or her care goals, active listening, and communicating effectively and appropriately through touch, eye contact, etc.


Required: As required by licensure

Preferred: N/A


Required: Current Oregon LPN license. Current CPR certification.

Preferred: N/A


Required: N/A

Preferred: 2 years experience in a clinical and/or acute care setting.


Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

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First Shift (United States of America)

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Keywords: St. Charles Health System, Bend , LPN (Full-Time), Healthcare , Redmond, Oregon

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