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Licensed Practical Nurse

Circle the City Phoenix, AZ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Looking to pick up extra shifts, join Circle the City PRN Team!!

 

Circle the City (CTC) is a nonprofit community health organization with a mission to “create and deliver innovative healthcare solutions that compassionately address the needs of men, women and children facing homelessness.”  CTC’s system of homeless-specialty healthcare is one-of-a-kind in Arizona and is one of few similar models in the nation. Nearly 10,000 men, women and children experiencing varying degrees of homelessness will receive care in one of CTC’s many sites located throughout the greater Phoenix area

 

Summary of Position:

The purpose of this position is to provide quality nursing services to the patients who are admitted to the Medical Respite Center. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for planning care, implementing various treatments and evaluating the delivery of care within the established regulatory guidelines and licensed nursing practice standards.

 

Location: Midtown Medical Respite Center

 

Shift:  Nights (6:00pm-6:30am) Includes a $5 night shift differential & $5 weekend shift differential (night & weekend shift differential are stackable) 

 

Essential Duties:

  • Assist patients with managing their medications, obtaining new prescriptions and refills, and answering medication questions as necessary
  • Perform venipuncture, maintain site and administer IV medications as ordered
  • Draw blood, perform accuchecks, and urinalysis; prepare various specimens for transport while maintaining a clean, orderly clinical environment
  • Perform procedures and treatments as ordered including, but not limited to wound care, small volume nebulizer (SVN) treatments, oxygen, ECG and assisting providers with procedures
  • Assist with maintenance of exam rooms by restocking, checking expiration dates, and cleaning exam tables between patients
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation in electronic health records
  • Assist with maintenance of exam rooms by restocking, checking expiration dates, and cleaning exam tables between patients
  • Act as a resource for Respite Assistant when questions arise about patient medical issues
  • Able to adapt to rapid, unpredictable work flow
  • Able to focus on work at hand with attention to detail
  • Ability to work with difficult patients and those with mental illness

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing with a current Arizona license in good standing
  • Certified in IV therapy preferred
  • CPR or BLS
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in medical/surgical hospital, outpatient, home health or public health care
  • Competent in basic nursing knowledge of illnesses and treatments
  • Understanding of substance and mental health issues
  • Computer proficiency inclusive of ability to access, enter, and interpret computerized data/information is required including use of electronic health records
  • Psychiatric experience preferred

 

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Position requires extended periods of sitting and standing
  • Position requires regular bending and reaching, including transfer of patients
  • Must be able to lift, carry and push 20 pounds on a regular basis
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Good communication skills

 

Benefits:

  • Sick
  • Retirement Plan 403(b) with Company Match

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All resumes will be reviewed for education and experience.  Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

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Company Description
Circle the City is a dynamic non-profit community health organization dedicated to providing high quality, holistic healthcare to people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County. Our homeless specialty continuum of care is one-of-a-kind in the state of Arizona, and one of few similar models in the United States.

Circle the City's patients benefit from several different levels of care offered within the organization. The sickest men and women are offered the opportunity to rest and heal in the state-of-the-art Medical Respite Center.

Circle the City strives to meet patients where they are, without judgement or bias, embracing a culture of dignity and respect for all patients, staff members, and community partners. Circle the City takes a holistic approach to healing, focusing on the important balance of physical, mental, and spiritual health, engaging all patients with the goal of not only providing excellent care but also of assisting them on their journey out of homelessness.

Circle the City

Why Work Here?
This is a great opportunity to give back to the community by helping those facing homelessness!

Circle the City is a dynamic non-profit community health organization dedicated to providing high quality, holistic healthcare to people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County. Our homeless specialty continuum of care is one-of-a-kind in the state of Arizona, and one of few similar models in the United States. Circle the City's patients benefit from several different levels of care offered within the organization. The sickest men and women are offered the opportunity to rest and heal in the state-of-the-art Medical Respite Center. Circle the City strives to meet patients where they are, without judgement or bias, embracing a culture of dignity and respect for all patients, staff members, and community partners. Circle the City takes a holistic approach to healing, focusing on the important balance of physical, mental, and spiritual health, engaging all patients with the goal of not only providing excellent care but also of assisting them on their journey out of homelessness.

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