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LPN Clinic - Behavioral Health

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Job ID: 35159
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a LPN Clinic - Behavioral Health for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $23.66, more depending on experience.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

*** $4000.00 Sign-On Bonus *** *** $4000.00 Sign-On Bonus *** *** $4000.00 Sign-On Bonus *** Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

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Recently named one of Forbes Magazine’s prettiest American cities and a Tree City USA, is Longview Washington, an ideal location on the Columbia River and next to beautiful forests is just 40 miles north of Portland, Oregon, 2 hours south of Seattle, and a short drive to the beautiful Pacific coastline and year-round adventures on Mt Hood, Mt Rainier, Mt St Helens and Mt Adams. Here and in the other Lower Columbia communities served by PeaceHealth, you can enjoy the familiarity of small-town life, the challenge of working in a first-class regional medical facility, and the fun of living close to the beach, close to the mountains, and close to the big-city attractions. 

Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality nursing care to clinic patients as directed by physicians and other healthcare providers. The Clinic LPN functions as a core member of the interdisciplinary care team and fulfills/shares the roles and responsibilities of rooming nurse, resource nurse, and clinical support nurse in the ambulatory patient care setting.

Details of the position:

  • Assess and implement patient care under supervision. Prepares patient for examination.

  • Provide direct patient care. Assists provider with examination and treatment of patient as directed.
  • Under the oversight of provider, may be responsible for telephone triage using age specific triage protocol books and computerized resources.
  • Document patient care in health record according to department standards.
  • Obtains and conveys information to and from patients, pharmacies, and other providers as directed and supervised by a licensed provider; may obtain referral authorizations for treatment as directed by provider.
  • Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program.
  • A minimum of one year clinical experience as an LPN preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Current licensure as an LPN in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Basic computer skills required including familiarity with MS Office applications
  • Must have cooperative working and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of patients, families, and staff.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, flexible, and able to function independently.
  • Proficient with IV’s

LONGVIEW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Melissa, [email protected]

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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