Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: Akahi Services
Posted on: January 14, 2021
Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Spokane, Washington.
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Licensed Practical NurseLocation: Fairchild AFB, WA 99011Work
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 0730 – 1630, one hour for lunchSUMMARY: Assists
in routine care and treatment of patients, to include flying and
special operational duty personnel, when required. Organizes the
medical environment, performs and participates in support
activities for outpatient care situations, including contingency
operations and disasters.1. QUALIFICATIONS:
1.1. EDUCATION: Must have successfully completed all education and
training requirements leading to and graduated from an accredited
national, state or military equivalent school for Practical
1.2. LICENSE: Must have and maintain throughout course of contract,
a current, active, valid, unrestricted license (with no
limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice
as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from a US jurisdiction.
1.3. KNOWLEDGE: As appropriate within established procedures,
protocols and scope of practice, must have understanding of and
ability to correctly utilize and/or apply; medical terminology,
anatomy and physiology, psychology, pharmacology, medical ethics
and legal concepts, clinical procedures, patient care; emergency
medical treatment to include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aseptic
technique, specimen collection, diagnostic testing, prepare and
administer oral and parenteral (excluding IV) medications,
vaccination procedures, mechanisms of anaphylaxis and shock and
their treatment; prescription drugs and their administration;
operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment, risk management,
medical contingency operations, computer operations in the use of
basic word processing, data entry and automated medical
1.4. EXPERIENCE: Experience performing care and treatment of
patients; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment; properly
administering oral and parenteral medications; conducting
paraprofessional portions of physical examinations; or assisting in
medical treatment of patients in accordance with established
procedures and protocols, within the LPN scope of practice.
1.4.1. Shall have practiced as an LPN performing hands-on patient
care in the outpatient clinical setting for at least 12 months
within the past 24 months.2. Type of work: The duties will be
performed in accordance with established procedures and protocols,
within the scope of practice. Duties include but are not limited to
2.1. Serves as a Practical Nurse performing patient care and
nursing administrative duties for outpatients in accordance with
established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
2.2. Monitors and records age appropriate physiological
2.3. Orients new patients to the clinic/hospital environment.
2.4. Assists with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and
transfers as directed.
2.5. Provides individualized patient teaching on appropriate topics
to include preventative healthcare and health maintenance.
2.6. Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic testing,
examinations, treatments, and clinical procedures.
2.7. Performs appropriate portions of medical examinations,
treatment, diagnostic, and clinical procedures.
2.8. Records treatment, procedure rendered, and observed
2.9. Identifies and records patient problems and appropriately
notifies provider/nursing Team of observations.
2.10. Prepares and administers medications in accordance with scope
of practice and training.
2.11. Recognizes and responds to emergencies and performs basic
life support measures.
2.12. Performs appropriate portions of physical examinations
including age appropriate physical measurements.
2.13. Adheres to infection control procedures including use of
personal protective equipment, disposal of waste, and aseptic
2.14. Performs central sterile supply duties.
2.15. Ensures all equipment is properly assembled, operates,
cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift. Ensures
preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as
2.16. Performs medical records reviews and applies appropriate
protocols and guidelines to determine medical needs.
2.17. Maintains patient medical records in electronic format as
well as hard copy as required.
2.18. Prepares and submits administrative reports.
2.19. Participates in training and continuing education programs
for new procedures, techniques, and equipment.
2.20. Ensures a safe work environment and employee safe work
2.21. Establishes and maintains appropriate, professional,
interpersonal relationships with co-workers, families, peers, and
other team members.Akahi Associates LLCAkahi Associates LLC is an
equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and
Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information,
please click the link below to view the EEO Is The Law
poster.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or
protected veteran status.Only qualified individuals who are being
considered will be contacted for an interview
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