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Kansas Employer RN or LPN - Full Time in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12975983

Job Title: Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse

Reports to: Clinic Nurse Manager, RN

Department: Nursing Operations

FLSA Class: Non-Exempt - FT

Updated: May 2024

Schedule:Mon, Tues, Wed 8a-7p, Thurs 8a-5p, Friday off

Summary:The Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides quality care under the direct supervision of the Nurse Clinic Manager in collaboration with Medical Providers, Integrated Care Consultants, and Medical Assistants. The Float RN or LPN ensures that all patients receive quality care while maintaining compliance with all federal grants, HIPAA, and Hunter Health Clinic policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists Physicians, Mid-Levels, other Nurses, and Medical Assistants with patient care.
  • Sets up patient rooms for exams before the medical providers arrival per what the patient visits entail, including ensuring proper tray setup, and subsequently prepping the patient.
  • Captures patients vitals in adherence to what is required for the age of the patient. This can include but is not limited to temperature, pulse, respirations, head circumference for infants, blood pressure, height, and weight, and record values in EHR.
  • Performs various procedures and follow-ups as required by providers, including but not limited to nebulizer treatments, blood glucose tests, TB skin tests, sutures, staple removal, etc.
  • Adheres to the Rights of Medication Administration: right patient, right medication, right dose, right route, and right time.
  • Administers medication with proper procedures for different forms of medication, as well as ensuring all prescription refill requests are reviewed and approved and subsequently faxed and received.
  • Assists with documenting historical immunizations into Web-IZ and EHR, as well as administering vaccinations and documenting the site and recommended ages for vaccines.
  • Documents the following information in EHR timely and accurately: patient history, chief complaint, all procedures, patient encounters, phone calls, referrals, education, medications, follow-ups, and notifications.
  • Assists and monitors inventory and keeps the storage supply closet organized while monitoring biohazard disposal receptacles, and sharps containers for daily updates in the infection control manual.
  • Follows all infection prevention protocols including handwashing and cleaning of the exam rooms.
  • Answers all notifications and phone messages and returns patient calls within 24 hours.
  • Completes all forms accurately such as Gynecological (Pap Smears/STD) workups, EDW forms, various lab orders and requisition forms, and pharmacy forms.
  • Attends designated meetings as an employee and medical staff member.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Current licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse required.
  • BLS Certification is required within 30 days of employment and must maintain certification.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a Family Practice Clinic or hospital setting preferred.
  • Prior experience with Electronic Medical Records software preferred.

Skills:

  • Listens, identifies, and responds quickly and effectively to internal and external needs.
  • Communicates effectively with all patients.
  • Displays organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, and uses time and resources effectively.
  • Displays good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Effectively collaborates and seeks clarification and confirms accuracy as needed.
  • Utilizes teamwork to achieve desired results and contributes to projects while developing positive working relationships.
  • Pursues goals with commitment and shows initiative.
  • Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and reliability; manages time and priorities; develops and follows work procedures.
  • Evaluates own performance and accepts constructive feedback to continue learning.

Physical and Mental Demands of the Job:

All employees, including those who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job function listed below, either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The functions listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. These essential functions document does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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