Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Primary Care (2)

This position has been filled.

Public?: 

Public

Division: 

Health

Reports To: 

Clinical Services Director

Type of Position: 

Regular Full Time

Location: 

Little Axe Health Center / 15951 Little Axe Dr. / Norman, OK 73026

General Description

This position is located at the LSWN Clinic, Little Axe, OK.  The LSWN Clinic is an outpatient multi-disciplinary clinic established and managed by the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. The LSWN clinic is an ambulatory clinic that provides direct care services to Native American and other patients.  It may be a requirement of this position to travel and work in the Little Axe PlusCare and/or Shawnee Clinic as needed, which are located in Norman or Shawnee Oklahoma. 

Responsibilities

 
  1. Obtains patient history, weight, vital signs and assists in the assessment of patients for symptoms of illnesses.
  2. Provides practical nursing services according to established national and tribal standards, including the administration of medications.
  3. Documents medical services provided in the patient's chart including all observations, assessments, nursing interventions, physician orders, treatments plans, and follow up instructions.
  4. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities, surveys and peer reviews.
  5. Assists in the promotion of continuity of care by providing health instructions, patient education and collaborating with other tribal and local health providers.
  6. Assists with the provision of emergency medical treatment as instructed by a supervisor, including assignments relating to the Clinic Emergency Preparedness Plan.
  7. Prepares and submits required reports and records in a timely manner.
  8. Protects patient confidentiality according to nursing and tribal standards.
  9. Assists with patient intake and information including required eligibility documentation.
  10. Functions as laboratory testing personnel, when needed, under CLIA guidelines.
  11. Performs other appropriate duties as required or as assigned by a supervisor.
  12. Safeguards confidentiality of the medical charts/records and complies with all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to medical records.  Assures compliance with all HIPAA regulations concerning use, retrieval, storage, and sharing of medical records.
  13. Review and assist with managing referrals as needed.
  14. Assist in managing the patient schedule.
  15. Will also include some registration desk duties for when needed for the clinic.
  16. All other duties as assigned.
 

Education Requirements and qualifications

Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free Workplace. Must possess a valid Oklahoma license as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Graduation from high school and an accredited school of Practical Nursing conferring eligibility as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Have (2) years of practical nursing experience or equivalent background training including patient assessments, counseling, treating minor chronic diseases and acute emergencies. Must possess a current valid Oklahoma State driver's license.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of fundamental nursing care principles, practices and procedures. Must have a basic knowledge of adverse symptoms and possess the ability to react in emergencies. Must have a general knowledge of the human anatomy and adverse signs and symptoms. Ability to relate well with patients and their families and the ability to teach.
 
Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.
 

Posted Date: 

3 months 2 weeks ago