LPN - Urology-151715
What does it mean to work at Group Health?
At Group Health, our mission is to enrich people's lives by improving health.ã As a Group Health employee, your role is to deliver on that mission every day by living our values-Customer Focus, Accountability, Innovation, Excellence, and Integrity. You take initiative, set goals, and solve problems while collaborating with friends and colleagues. Together we make a meaningful impact on our community.
In return, Group Health is committed to providing you competitive pay, excellent benefits, and an opportunity to make a difference each day as we strive to reach our vision to
be the preferred health care partner by excelling in quality, service, and affordability.
We are actively seeking LPNs with at least 1 year of experience in an ambulatory care clinic or acute care (hospital) setting. We provide an environment that supports your best work and is patient centered.
- The clinic role of the LPN is to anticipate, prepare for and manage patients scheduled for a visit with the specialty provider; triage and manage phone calls and secure messages; perform routine procedures; and provide patient instruction.
- The LPN utilizes, within the LPN scope of practice, telephone interviewing, physical assessment and critical thinking in assessing patient symptoms or lifestyle changes in conjunction with defined guidelines and protocols.
- Provides appropriate instruction to patient/consumer about routine health maintenance, normal/abnormal lab results, special procedures and follow-up care as directed. Prepares and administers approved medications at the direction of the RN and upon order from MD, ARNP, or
- PA. Performs treatments and assists with proceduresas directed.
Some specific responsibilities of the LPN in the Urology clinic include:
- Provide patient information about pre and post procedure preparation and discharge instructions.
- Prepare patients and assist physicians for Cystoscopies and Urodynamic studies, vasectomies and prostate biopsies.
- Ability to provide a high level of call management, i.e. triage patient phone calls and respond to patient questions within scope of practice.
- Team will be expected to cross train to other surgical specialties.
Minimum: 1 year ambulatory or acute care (hospital)experience
Minimum: Degree from an accredited LPN program.
Minimum: Current Washington State LPN license. Current Basic Life Support certification.
Group Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
Organization: Consultative Care
Primary Location: WA - Tacoma/Olympia-Tacoma-Tacoma Specialty Medical Center
Bargaining unit: SEIU Service Staff West
Shift: Day Job
Days of shift: M-F
Hours of shift: 0800-1730
Job level: Individual Contributor
Job type: Standard
Employee status: Regular
J2W code: NUR5E, D1V
About Group health
GHI is a statewide not-for-profit health insurer serving New Yorkers since 1937. GHI and its wholly-owned subsidiary, GHI HMO, provide health insurance and administrative services to more than 2.6 million people. GHI offers customers a variety of PPO, EPO, HMO, and prescription drug plans. Throughout its history GHI has pioneered many of the programs that are now standard in the health insurance field.