Providence Health & Services Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Center for Medically Fragile Children ($5,000 Sign- On Bonus) in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Center for Medically Fragile Children (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable ) to Providence Child Center in Portland, OR
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We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Center for Medically Fragile Children that will provide direct and indirect quality care for children, according to the individualized needs of the child, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Accepts professional development as an integral part of nursing practice. Coordinates resident care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship. Facilitates daily orientation of all staff assigned to team.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Understand the purpose and ensures that each child's plan of care is carried out
Follow procedures taught in orientation and outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual
Gather data related to child's physical, emotional and health status
Evaluate child's response to interventions including medication, therapies and nutrition support
Implement an individualized plan of care utilizing good modeling of expert nursing practice and demonstrating the ability to prioritize and organize work
Administer medications, treatments and enteral feedings as ordered by the physician
Initiate medication and comfort measures when needed according to individual child's pain management plan
Co-sign physician orders and calls the physician in a timely manner
Be responsible for transcription of physician orders including admission, monthly and daily orders
Accurately transcribe drug names, dosages and times utilizing approved abbreviations
Transcribe diet orders; communicates diet changes to all appropriate personnel via diet change slips and Kardex
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing
Licensed to practice nursing in the state of Oregon as a LPN
Current BLS certification for health care provider at time of hire
AHA-BLS for health care provider within three (3) months
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- One (1) year of Experience in long term care or pediatrics
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 322684