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LPN – Clinic – Transition of Care

CHI Memorial Chattanooga

This is a Contract position in Chattanooga, TN posted July 30, 2020.

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 Job Summary: Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, Licensed Practical Nurse functions as a vital member of the healthcare team who contributes to the success of the practice by demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork.

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and their families.

Key Responsibilities: Performs basic nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.

Collects patient data such as vital signs; notes how the patient looks and acts, or responds to stimuli, and reports this information accordingly.

Prepares and administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds, and changes bandages.

Prepares patient records and files using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.

Administers certain prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.

Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.

Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.

Conveys information to patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.

Participates in teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Education/Licensure: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program.

Must have current/valid Licensed Practical Nurse license from the state licensing board.

Must have current healthcare provider CPR (Basic Life Support) certification.

Experience: 1 year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required.

Additional Responsibilities: Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Profound respect and awe for all of creation, the foundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others and our journey to God.

Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust, truthfulness in all we do.

Compassion: Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another’s joy and sorrow.

Excellence: Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers NOTICE This position requires a criminal background check.

Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Keywords: LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Transitional Care, Transition of Care, TOC, Care Coordination missioncritical TNLPN Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen.

Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request.

We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process.

We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.