Sanford Health

RN or LPN Ambulatory - Canton Clinic

Location
Canton, South Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Aug 22, 2019
Ref
11119
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse
Job Type
Long-Term

Job Title: RN or LPN Ambulatory | Canton Clinic | Canton

City: Canton

State: SD

Department *: * Nursing Ambulatory - PBB Clinic - Canton

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

RN -The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients.
Responsible for the coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.

LPN - The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician.
Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Documents a thorough medical history from patient. Contributes to the assessment of patients and administers medications or treatments as ordered. Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed. Counseling patients and family members, under the direction of a registered nurse, on prevention and treatment plans. The LPN demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

RN - Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Provides direct service to internal or external customers. Performs triage, sorting patients needing urgent care from those with less severe injuries. Performing age related patient assessments and nursing interventions. Effectively delegates and supervises based on one’s state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability. Delivers written and oral communication responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Coordination and management of care for patients, including with complex needs. Builds a rapport with the patient and explains the condition and course of action effectively.

LPN - Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information.
Communicate relevant information with patients and health team members to ensure quality and continuity of care. Contribute to the evaluation of the plan of care by gathering, observing, recording and communication patient responses to nursing interventions. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Follows safety measures to ensure proper use of equipment and supplies. Implement interventions that are assigned, ordered or prescribed by licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Observe patients, document and report changes in patient condition, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and take any necessary action. Participate and be part of a healthcare team to conduct focused nursing assessments and contribute to the plan of care. Participate in health teaching developed by a licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Promote a safe and therapeutic environment by providing appropriate monitoring and surveillance of the care environment. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.
QUALIFICATIONS

RN

Graduate from an accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific licensure, competencies and certifications.

LPN

Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.
Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
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City: Canton

State: SD

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD11119

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