LPN - Rancho Vistoso - Urgent Care - FT - Days
This LPN position is a full-time - days - working in our Urgent Care System - Rancho Vistoso - 13101 North Oracle Road - Oro Valley
Our focus is on high quality patient care through patient assessment, critical thinking skills, time management and teamwork.
Summary: 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. 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 and physical exams. Participates in the education, development and implementation of the patient care plan in collaboration with and under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Monitors clinical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Ensures accurate, timely communication among caregivers (e.g. handoff/report, SBAR, timely communication to RN/CNL of issues) to include appropriate chain of command when indicated. Accurately and timely administers medications and IV fluids, within defined scope of practice.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH), a 146-bed hospital where staff is committed to patient safety and strive to provide high quality patient care. The dedicated team of professionals provide a full-range of healthcare services including a Level IV Trauma ER, a 17 bed senior behavioral health unit, and an 18 bed inpatient rehab facility. Technology also plays a key role at OVH as evidenced by its robotic partial knee resurfacing program, robotic surgical program and its TRU-D “robot” that enhances the infection control process. Additional services include outpatient imaging and laboratory, sleep centers, physical therapy, and a cardiac cath lab. Affiliated with OVH is Northwest Allied Physicians, a physician practice offering primary care and a wide range of specialists including Desert Cardiology. OVH 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.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: LPN0047389