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LPN - Surgery Services *Up to $7,500 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Everett
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description APPLY TODAY! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. For consideration, please complete this step. $7,500 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (0.9 FTE, Variabale Shift) to work for Surgery Services at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA. The Anesthesia LPN provides patient care using available resources and approaches based on hospital policy, procedure, and protocols. Patient care is provided to meet the identified needs of patients whose protective reflexes and/or self-care abilities are potentially compromised. Anesthesia LPN possesses and applies knowledge of the procedure and the patient's intraoperative experience throughout the patient's care continuum. The Anesthesia LPN has the knowledge, skill, and judgment necessary for carrying out selected aspects of patient care under the direction and supervision of a RN. The Anesthesia LPN will take call as scheduled. In this position you will:

  • At the direction of an RN, administer and monitor PO medications, IV medications, IV solutions, IM/SQ, Dial-a-flow, IVAC, BARD Infu-OR pumps, call and obtain MD orders, call for lab results, monitors patients and call RN and/or MD with changes in patient status
  • Participate in care planning and documentation, facilitatesor provide transfer and/or movement of patients, independently or assisted, assist patient in skin care, including turning patient to prevent skin problems, and wound and ostomy care, perform insertion and removal and care of Foley catheters and placement and care of condom catheters, perform respiratory care by instructing and assisting patients in proper use of incentive spirometry, oxygen delivery devices, take/record patient's vital signs, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, intake and output measures, transfer patients with chest tubes
  • Maintain readiness of anesthesia machines, monitors, and equipment, follows established protocols for collecting, cleaning, disinfecting / sterilizing and handling of anesthesia equipment, carts and supplies
  • Assist anesthesiologist with procedures, apply knowledge of body substance isolation procedures, universal precautions, and biohazard material disposal, apply the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) by assuring the Universal Protocol is followed prior to Surgical or Invasive Procedures
  • Assist anesthesiologist to prepare patient for surgery including non-invasive and invasive monitoring, regional anesthetics / analgesia, and intubation. Also, during surgery with the care of the patient inluding warming, fluid resuscitation, cardiac pacing / defibrillation, blood salvage, and emergency procedures
  • Obtain Activated Clotting Times (ACT), Blood glucose, and blood gas analysis, prepares syringes and performs proper specimen collection, operate and troubleshoot Hemacron, Blood Gas Analyzer, and blood glucose equipment, perform quality control, recognize and report abnormal lab values, anticipating critical interventions. Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Current Washington State Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) certification. Preferred qualifications for this position include:
      • Nursing experience in an acute health care setting. About the hospital you will serve. Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state's most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of Epic EMR will significantly enhance our patient's experience throughout the continuum of care. The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north. We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details -http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P354081 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing Job Function: Nursing Schedule: Full time Shift: Variable Career Track: Nursing Department: 3002 SURG GEN D2 D3 COLBY2 Address: WA Everett 1321 Colby Ave Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Everett , LPN - Surgery Services *Up to $7,500 Hiring Bonus*, Healthcare , Everett, Washington

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