Job Description

The position is Full Time, Day shift working 4 - 10 hour shifts, some holiday coverage needed, no weekend shifts.

The Outpatient Woundcare Clinic is located on the Northwest Medical Center Campus

The LPN in the Outpatient Wound Care Clinic participates in the delivery of patient care under supervision of an RN. 

 

May be assigned to a non-nursing division but reports for clinical issues to a nurse. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills.

Provides competent, safe, and timely care based on the age of the patient within the scope of practice.

Accurately obtains and legibly documents patient vital signs physical exams and comprehensive wound assessments.

Participates in the education, development and implementation of the patient care plan in collaboration with and under the direction of the Registered Nurse.        

 

Education:                

Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training in Practical Nursing required.                                                

Experience:                

One (1) year of clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.                                                

Licenses/Certifications:

Current LPN license in Arizona 

BLS Healthcare Provider certification (Must be American Heart Associate)

 

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.        

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