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Clinical Nurse (LPN)

Company: SCA Health
Location: Peridot
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Assists providers and other clinical staff and works independently to assess physical issues, vital signs, medication adherence, and plan issues, as well as medical problems, including psychological issues of the patient, and functions in a multi-disciplinary work environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluates patient's response to medication and treatments including compliance with care plans
  • Observes, collects and records a variety of routine patient data; reports observations to provider as appropriate
  • Provides nursing care within scope of practice; assists with development and application of nursing care plan
  • Administers specific medication, vaccines and other types of injections in accordance with standing orders
  • Identifies and reports unusual findings or observations, clinical symptoms, behaviors and treatment reactions to provider as appropriate
  • Assists patient to and from facilities and other clinic sites for procedures
  • Stocks/restocks nursing service areas as needed
  • Performs visual inventory of stock items; re-orders standard items to provide for availability of supplies for optimum efficient unit operations
  • Participates in a variety of meetings to maintain understanding of care plan changes
  • Refers problems beyond standards of practice to Clinical Nurse (RN) or Provider as appropriate
  • Assists in the implementation of annual health fairs, vision/hearing checks, immunization clinics and wellness screening programs
  • Assists schedule appointments to provide for efficient operations
  • Documents visits and assists maintain records and reports of activities
  • Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives
  • Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor
  • Actively participates/assists during emergency situations as directed
  • May assist in reviewing and reinforcing education of basic health care procedures and activities
  • Performs all other duties as requested
  • Completion of an accredited program in Practical Nursing, required
  • Current and unrestricted LPN license, Arizona state license preferred
  • Two years of clinical nursing experience, required
  • BLS certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire

Indian Preference and Equal Employment Opportunity

SCAHC gives preference in hiring to San Carlos Apache Tribal members and other Native Americans in accordance with the San Carlos Apache Tribe's Tribal Preference Policy, as set forth in Section 402 of the Tribe's Human Resources Department Policies and Procedures Manual. Otherwise SCAHC does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect him/her because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, SCAHC complies with all applicable federal, and Tribal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Keywords: SCA Health, Mesa , Clinical Nurse (LPN), Other , Peridot, Arizona

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