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LPN/Extended Care Facility/Per Diem

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Idaho professional LPN license. Current CPR certification. ACLS certification preferred. Completion with passing score on the hospital pharmacological exam. Six (6) months medical/surgical or Extended care experience preferred. IV Certified by the State of Idaho preferred. Basic EKG interpretation, preferred (required within six (6) months). Must keyboard at 30 wpm, be proficient on computers, Outlook, and EMR systems preferably Meditech and use of Online education.SCHEDULE: Per Diem

  • Responsible for making an ongoing evaluation of the patients condition.
  • Provides direct physical care and comfort measures to patient and family.
  • Implements treatments, procedures and protocols.
  • Documents all aspects of nursing process.
  • Addresses shift personnel in a professional and positive manner regarding all aspects of nursing and patient care.
  • Uses all available resources of information and assessment skills for patient evaluation.
  • Addresses, with supporting documentation, any questions or concerns regarding patient care to registered nurse and/or physician.
  • Performs procedures and treatments ordered for patients within the nurse practice act.
  • Administers ordered medications and is alert to difficulties, complications or side effects. Reports the findings appropriately. Documents medication given, or if refuses, why and responses to medications (PRN) given.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of equipment (pulse oximeter, glucose monitor, nurse call and alarm system, oxygen set ups, telemetry/cardiac monitor, IVAC IV pumps and suction equipment.
  • Comprehensive charting and completion of administrative aspects of shift, including but not limited to, clinical records and medication records.
  • Assists in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care plan.
  • Adheres to the guidelines set forth in the facilities Personnel and Policy and Procedure Manuals.
  • Communicates to Manager of Acute Care and Emergency Department any complaints, problems, occurrences, deterioration of patient status or personnel problems immediately.
  • Receives and places confidential information with courtesy, accuracy and respect at all times.
  • Adheres to uniform and hygiene requirements as set forth in the Personnel Policy Manual.
  • Maintains required education credits as per facility policy.
  • Attends a majority of staff meetings.
  • Performs infection control maintenance.
  • Takes and records vital signs.
  • Must be willing to assist in other areas as needed.
  • Organizes and delegates work to provide adequate nursing care to patients.
  • Completes annual review and keeps current CPR certification and PPD.
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as situations require to maintain Infection Control standards set by the Hospital.
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS: Performs performance improvement monitoring. Stocks supplies and linens. Cleans patient care equipment. All other duties as assigned

Boundary Community Hospital


Bonners Ferry, ID
83805 USA



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