LPN

Posted: 
Mar 20, 2017

Position Summary The nurse utilizes a progressive, cooperative effort to provide both direct patient care and telephone triage. Demonstrates knowledge of standards, policies/procedures and integrates knowledge into delivery of care. Essential Job Functions Accurately administers medications, immunizations and IV fluids, per clinic policy. Anticipates the needs and wants of the provider by preparing the patient, equipment and exam room for the appropriate exam. Patient care areas will be kept stocked with appropriate supplies and appropriate volume of supplies. Assists with direct patient care and documentation of that care. Functions as a resource person, communicating with staff as needed, while utilizing policies and procedures. Consistently keeps patient flow running smoothly. Demonstrates the ability to make patient care decisions based on the urgency of individual needs. Demonstrates and delegates the skill and judgment necessary to implement physician's orders, procedures and nursing interventions. Facilitates efficient, appropriate, coordinated care to ensure a positive patient outcome. Produces appropriate, accurate and timely clinical documentation for patient care provided. Participates with multidisciplinary team meetings discussing future and present cases; and collaborates efforts to meet needs identified. Education Graduated from an accredited LPN program Required Experience/Licensure/Certification Current South Dakota Licensed Pratical Nurse license Required Experience within a clinical setting preferred