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Licensed Practical Nurse Pain Clinic

Company: MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL LLC
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationHospital Main Campus - Idaho Falls, IDRemote TypeN/APosition TypePart TimeEducation LevelLicensed Practical NurseSalary RangeUndisclosedTravel PercentageUndisclosedJob ShiftUndisclosedJob CategoryHealth CareDescriptionMountain View Hospital is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team!JOB SUMMARY: Provides direct and indirect care services that meet the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies, procedures and standards. Communicates with physicians and team members about changes in patient's clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.BENEFITS: Taking care for our community starts with taking care of our own team. Mountain View Hospital is proud to offer its employees competitive and comprehensive benefit packages. Benefits include:Medical, Dental and Vision InsurancePaid Time Off (vacation, holidays and sick days) and Medical Paid Time OffRetirement Plans (401K with up to 6% match) Earned Quarterly Bonus ProgramEducation Reimbursement ProgramDiscount for medically necessary procedures performed at Mountain View Hospital and Idaho Falls Community HospitalPlease note benefits are based on eligibility according to full-time, part-time or PRN status classification. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Level I Licensed Practical Nurse:1. Is able to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and performsreassessments as per policy. This includes, but not limited to, geriatric and thegeneral patient population.2. Adequately assesses and reassesses pain. Utilize appropriate pain managementtechniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.3. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard ofcare for patient's age.4. Is knowledgeable of medications and their correct administration based on age of thepatient and patient's clinical condition.5. Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.6. Correctly obtains laboratory tests; such as Urine Pregnancy Tests, Blood Glucosetests, PT/PTT, and others as indicated by the physician.7. Is able to interpret results of laboratory tests accurately, taking appropriate actionand notifying RN and Physician of test(s) results.8. Formulates a teaching plan based on identified patient learning needs and evaluateseffectiveness of learning; family is included in teachings as appropriate.9. Establishes that the patient meets all required elements for a safe discharge fromMountain View Hospital.10. Is capable of performing treatments and providing services to level of licensure.11. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies andaddresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patientsand their families.12. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in formationof the plan of care.13. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicateswith Social Service regarding both in-hospital and post discharge as needed.14. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safetyand reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.15. Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during treatments and specialprocedures.16. Coordinates and supervises patient care under the direct supervision of an RN.17. Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinaryapproach to the patient's needs.18. Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, co-workers andphysicians.19. Meets current documentation standards and policies.20. Appropriately responds to the patient in an emergency of a physically distressfulsituation.21. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with otherdepartments.22. Is flexible, organized and functions well under stressful situations.23. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.24. Performs other duties as assigned within the LPN scope of practice.ABOUT MOUNTAIN VIEW:Mountain View Hospital and our 29 affiliate clinics are committed to providing compassionate, cutting edge care to our patients. We serve the entire Snake River Valley - all the way from Pocatello to Rexburg. Our medical capabilities span everything from wound care to urgent care, oncology to neurology, physical therapy to speech therapy, a Level III NICU, robust robotic surgery department and a continuously expanding rural health practice. Our work environment is mission driven, people-centric and supportive. It is what sets apart and makes people excited to come to work each day. If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference in your community, we invite you to apply. QualificationsEducation/Certification: Graduate of an accredited LPN program. Holds a current state LPN Licensure. Maintains a current BLS certification. Completed hospital orientation and annual mandatory education and training. Current IV certification required.Experience: Six months to one year of nursing experience.Language/Communication: Able to communicate effectively, in English, both verbally and in writing, thus assuring effective communication with all hospital staff, medical staff, patients and their families by providing and maintaining open lines of communication. Has the ability and knowledge to assist communication for patients who speak another language other than English.Mathematical Skills: Must be able to calculate correct dose of medication as directed by licensure.Mental Capabilities: Must have the ability to concentrate for long periods of time in order to complete assigned tasks with a better than average attention span in order to listen, read and remember verbal and written instructions. Can understand input from the supervisor and/or manager concerning errors and instructions.Interpersonal: Ability to work well with others.Performance: Basic computer knowledge. Must be able tohandle/defuse conflict issues with patients, their families and staff.

Keywords: MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL LLC, Idaho Falls , Licensed Practical Nurse Pain Clinic, Healthcare , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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