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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Primary Care)-Revised

Company: Cherokee Nation
Location: Muskogee
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Provides nursing care according to Cherokee Nation'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 Cherokee Nation 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 Cherokee Nation's policies. -Orders lab and x-rays according to Cherokee Nation'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 RESPONSIBILITIESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities. -

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTGraduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program. -COMPUTER SKILLSAn individual should have knowledge of Database software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. -CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSPossess and maintain an Oklahoma Board of Nursing Approved License. Must be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and maintain throughout employment. - Can be obtained during orientation. Must be certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and maintain throughout employment. - If not certified, must obtain within ninety (90) days of hire. Applicant/employee must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating. Must meet and maintain pre-employment and periodic background investigation and adjudication for child care. -OTHER QUALIFICATIONSEmployee 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. -PHYSICAL DEMANDS -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. -WORK ENVIRONMENT - - -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Cherokee Nation, Broken Arrow , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Primary Care)-Revised, Healthcare , Muskogee, Oklahoma

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