Supervisor Clinic Nurse LPN

Requisition ID
2021-164952
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Surgical
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
M-F (8a - 5p)
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Location
WA-LAKEWOOD

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full time Supervisor, Clinic Nurse, LPN for our Franciscan Surgical Associates in Lakewood, WA.  Come join our strong team environment with learning and growth potential, and aid in the leadership of our surgical and specialty practices. .This position is Monday through Friday with a rare weekend project. No holidays required. 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning, assigning, coordinating and controlling nursing care and services for patients within scope of licensure. Act as a clinic leader to ensure the mission and goals of the organization are met

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Coordinate with the Clinic Manager, Medical Director and other staff to set appropriate goals for the clinic. Communicate clinic goals to employees and ensure that they have the tools and means necessary to achieve them.
  • Administer ordered medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes. Start IV lines, perform blood draws with appropriate certification.  Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioner’s phone messages.  Document all procedures to appropriate level of training and established procedures.
  • Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem. Anticipates the needs of the patient and the practitioner during the exam.  Ensure patient privacy and comfort during the exam: instruct patients in the collection of samples and other tests.
  • Participate in nursing care essential to the assessment, promotion, maintenance and restoration of patients' health and wellness within scope of licensure. Evaluate patient care needs.  Suggest solutions to patient care crisis problems and complaints.
  • Supervise clinical staff daily, coordinating nursing activities with practitioners. Ensure that Infection Control/Exposure Plans are understood and followed by staff. Prepare clinical staff schedules. Monitor, edit and sign off on staff timecards each pay period.
  • Assist in hiring new employees and coordinate subsequent training and orientation programs. Conduct employee performance evaluations for supervised staff. Follow-up to ensure that appropriate actions are taken following the review.
  • Review departmental supply requisitions. Track and analyze clinical staff expenses.
  • Participate in required meetings and professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations. Attend conferences and workshops.  Required membership on the Clinic’s Disaster Recovery Team.

 

Other: Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education/ Work Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Successful completion of an accredited school of practical nursing approved by the WA State Board of Nursing required
  • Previous supervisory/lead experience preferred.
  • Within the last two- (2) years, one- (1) year of nursing experience in a clinic setting or two- (2) years of acute hospital nursing experience preferred.

 

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Must be licensed by the WA State Board of Nursing; certified as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Must have a current CPR certification or must be certified within 30 days of hire date.

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