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Licensed Practical Nurse Wound Ostomy

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:
The LPN, under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or other specified health care professional, participates in patient care commensurate to Scope of Practice.
LPN's at Intermountain Healthcare are committed to providing patient-centered care while demonstrating our values of Integrity, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Mutual Respect. If you are interested in contributing to our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible- come join our team
Come and join our team at Intermountain Healthcare's Wound Care Clinic. You will be joining a highly specialized wound care family. Our passion is to help our patients heal in the best environment possible and to help you succeed at the highest level of your job. Wound Care offers many benefits including: Flexible schedules. We offer opportunities to grow and advance your career w/in wound care and outside of the department as well. We also offer first rate training and continuous education. If you do not have any experience in wound care that is just fine! We pride ourselves on education! Come join our family and build relationships with your patients. We strive to make it a job you go home proud of every day!
Job Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes

  • Shift Details: Full-time . Monday thru Friday days, 8A-5P. 4 days a week/9 hours shifts.

  • Additional Details:no weekends, nights, and very limited Holidays

    Job Essentials
    Patient Care:
    May assist in the admission and check-in process by orienting patient or significant other to patient care setting (e.g., routines, patient care, patient rights). Assists with the completion of needed forms.
    Assists in the collection, reporting, and documentation of appropriate assessment data. This may include taking and recording vital signs, height and weight, current medication information, and billing information.
    Identifies patient pain or discomfort and reports and responds appropriately.
    Assists patients with Activities of Daily Living.
    Prepares patient for medical or surgical medical interventions.
    Completes interventions within Scope of Practice.
    Assists physician or licensed independent practitioner with treatments or procedures.
    Obtains and tracks specimens for laboratory analysis (e.g., venipunctures, stool, urine).
    Prepares, administers, and manages medication (oral, IM, SQ, rectal, intradermal).
    Assists with stocking and coordinating supplies as needed.
    Appropriately documents assessment data, interventions, physician and independent practitioner orders (verbal or phone that fall within the LPN's Scope of Practice and must be signed by an RN), update of care plan, update changes to discharge planning, medication administration, and patient and family education.
    Appropriately communicates with supervisory RN, physician, or licensed independent practitioner regarding assessment findings, changes in patient condition, patient history data, implementation or changes to plan of care or discharge plan, and physician or independent practitioner orders (verbal or phone).
    Participates in patient education.
    Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice including compliance with regulatory standards, practices within scope of licensure, provides accurate and timely documentation, and understands legal implications of care delivery.
    Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own practice.
    Participates in quality improvement projects and initiatives.
    May act as a lead, mentor, or trainer to other staff.
    Minimum Qualifications

    • Current LPN License in state of practice.

    • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

    • LPNs hired into hospital departments that do not include a long-term care or behavioral health setting must be enrolled and complete their RN within 4 years.

    • Approved IV Certification (as required by facility).

    • Clean driving record (as required by facility).

    • Ability to link-up to the company on-line database twice a day (as required by facility).

      Physical Requirements:
      Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

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        Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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          Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

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            Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

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              Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

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                May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
                Intermountain Medical Center
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                Scheduled Weekly Hours:
                The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
                $24.71 - $38.14
                We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.
                Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .
                Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
                Intermountain Health is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.
                Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.
                To find out more about us, head to our career site here ( .
                Sign up for job alerts! Click 'sign in' at the top right corner, create a candidate account, and when we have opportunities that meet your interests, you will receive an email with the job details.
                Intermountain Health strives to make the application process accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact 1-800-843-7820 or email . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
                We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Health that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.
                Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. (
                Introduce yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.
                Intermountain Health's PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (
                The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
                All positions subject to close without notice.
                Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

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