Company: St. Charles Health System
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Typical pay range: $22.07 - $33.25 varies on experience
Primary Care - Redmond, Oregon
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
TITLE: LPN, Primary Care
REPORTS TO POSITION: Clinical Supervisor, RN
DEPARTMENT: St. Charles Medical Group
DATE LAST REVIEWED: April 2022
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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
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
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
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
Supports the vision, mission, and values of the organization in all
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,
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
Required: As required by licensure
Required: Current Oregon LPN license. Current CPR
Preferred: 2 years experience in a clinical and/or acute care
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
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
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Shift Start & End Time:
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