Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time - Nome, Alaska

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time - Nome, Alaska

Nome, AK
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Working in a team, under the oversight of an RN, provide a variety of patient care duties including, but not limited to, passing medicine, vital sign assessment, observation, patient/family teaching, and record keeping that is focused on the comfort and health of the patients in the outpatient clinic or long term care units.

    Uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and corporate values. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.

    Essential Functions:

    • Assist with data collection for patients, including medical history, according to established guidelines and report any significant change in patient condition
    • Perform patient screening for vital signs, specimens, preventive health measures, immunizations and patient safety
    • Implement physician orders according to establish policy and procedures and pharmacy guidelines
    • Administer prescribed medications adhering to LPN scope of practice as outlined in State of Alaska Board of Nursing
    • Perform nursing procedures to include but not limited to, wound treatment, EKGs, foley insertions, and patient education
    • Assist medical staff, team leaders and co-workers to provide an interdisciplinary approach to patient care
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Personal Traits:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organization’s values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride. Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others.

    Required Knowledge:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.

    Job Specific knowledge is listed below:

    • Knolwedge of general patient care activities
    • Knowledge of documentation requirements for specific fields/records

    Required Skills

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

    Job specific skills and abilities are listed below:

    • Communication skills and interpersonal relationships
    • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to foster teamwork

    Community Info: https://www.visitnomealaska.com/

    Required Experience

    Accredited post-secondary program

    State of Alaska Practical Nursing License

    Basic Life Support

    ACLS, PALS needed for PCC, AC and ED positions

  • Qualifications

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

    Job specific skills and abilities are listed below:

    • Communication skills and interpersonal relationships
    • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to foster teamwork

    Community Info: https://www.visitnomealaska.com/

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care