Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Primary Care) Cherokee Nation Tahlequah

Title Licensed Practical Nurse (lpn) (primary Care)
Date 2020
Company Cherokee Nation
City Tahlequah

Short Description :

Approved License Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS certification within one year of employment and maintain throughout employment Must be currently certified in CPR and maintain throughout employment Must meet and maintain preemployment and periodic ,…

Full Description :

Job Summary:
Provides nursing care according to 's policies, standing orders, and as ordered by the physician or mid-level in the ambulatory setting.
Job Duties:
Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the and the United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. Rooms patients. Takes and records vital signs. Screens patients according to 's policies. Orders lab and x-rays according to 's policies and standing orders. Administers medications, immunizations, and treatments according to standing orders, and/or provider orders. Operates a variety of medical equipment. Documents observations, referrals and nursing interventions according to CN documentation standards. Assists the provider with diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures and exams. Provides patient education and self management support. Obtains lab specimens as needed. Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities using the Model for Improvement. Participates as part of the care team. Maintains HIPAA compliance and confidentiality at all times and protects all personal health information as it relates to patient data.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications:
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
COMPUTER SKILLS
An individual should have knowledge of Database software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Possess and maintain an Oklahoma Board of Nursing Approved License. Must be currently certified in CPR and maintain throughout employment. Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within one year of employment and maintain throughout employment. Must meet and maintain pre-employment and periodic background investigation and adjudication for child care.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
Employee must not be and will not be under sanction by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) or by the General Services Administration (GSA) or listed on the OIG's Cumulative Sanction Report, or the GSA's List of Excluded Providers, or listed on the OIG's List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE).
Educated on and compliant with HIPAA regulations; maintains strict confidentiality of client information.

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