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CBOC- Licensed Practical Nurse- Sandpoint

Sandpoint, ID

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Hiring Company

STG International

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

STG International (STGi) is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to provide services at a Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Sandpoint, ID.  

The clinic operates Monday – Friday during normal business hours.

The general duty of the Licensed Practical Nurse is to provide a wide variety of clinical and administrative nursing care under the direction of the CBOC PCP and the Clinic Manager (either PA/NP or RN Manager).

Responsiblities include:  

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of Pharmacology and medication administration techniques per facility protocols, and state regulations, as prescribe by contract physician.
  • Observe patients and report adverse reactions to medications, treatment or physical/mental condition.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and assist during respiratory and cardiac arrest procedures.
  • Perform a range of nursing procedures, including dressing changes, suture removal, oxygen administration, wound irrigation, catheterization, injection administration and venipunctures.
  • Prepare patients for laboratory procedures and examinations by providing information and instructions, while assisting the PCP and RN Manager upon request.
  • Set up and operate therapeutic and emergency equipment, including monitor, EKG, oxygen, automatic electronic defibrillator (AED), and portable suction.
  • Maintain universal precautions and infection control practices.
  • Document all pertinent patient information in their medical records and VISTA to demonstrate quality care delivery and promote continuity of care.
  • Assist in maintaining the VISTA (Veteran Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture) clinic reminder tracking system current for each enrolled patient.
  • Documents all pertinent information and completes the VISTA Clinical Reminder Program as outlined by the site-specific VAMC for compliance of the Directors Performance Measures.
  • Assist in scheduling patients for initial and follow up appointments in accordance to the VA access standards and the patient's medical necessity.
  • Assures patients' are informed regarding their plan of care, including lab and diagnostic test results as needed.
  • Provide health educational, materials and resources to patients and their families for informational purposes.
  • Participate in the ongoing Performance Improvement Program between HNFS, its Subcontractor(s), and the VAMC.
  • Assist in ensuring that all required reports are completed in an accurate and complete fashion.
  • Assist the Clinic Manager (either PA/NP or RN Manager) in maintaining the clinic compliant with all Federal, state, local, JCAHO, OSHA, Veteran Affairs, STG VA Program and Subcontractor safety and operational regulations, directives and standards.
  • Assist the RN Manager in ensuring all patient information on access/wait time documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information and support patients' privacy, rights, and safety. Applies the basic concepts of customer service techniques, cultural diversity and age-specific characteristics.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.

STG International, Inc. (STGi) is a dynamic government contracting company dedicated to providing leading-edge Medical Staffing services to our government and military clientele.  Outside of Medical Staffing services, STGi also provides Human Resource Services and System Solutions, Management and Data Resources Consulting Services, and Professional and Administrative Services. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, STGi was founded in 1997 to provide high quality management and technical services to federal clients. Previously certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a woman-owned, minority business, STGi is a financially sound organization poised for continued success, as is evidence by the company’s exponential growth each year.

STG International, Inc (STGi) is a workforce solutions company providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and management consulting services and human capital solutions help our clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission.

STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy.

STG International, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Required Skills

  • LPN from an accredited nursing school.
  • Retention of current nursing license in the state in which the LPN practices.
  • Retain current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/ Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Knowledge and ability to apply the practical nursing principles, procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to assess patient condition, recognizes adverse signs and symptoms, and reacts swiftly in emergency situations.
  • Emotional stability with a caring, sympathetic nature.
  • Ability to follow orders and works under close supervision, while demonstrating initiative and independence.
  •  Ability to provide, as directed by the physician, individualized and group counseling, guidance, and health instruction with the focus on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Ability to provide educational material to patients and/or families regarding proper home health care activities, such as giving injections, taking blood pressures, changing wound dressings, etc.
  • Knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, including desired effects, side effects, complications, and patient usage considerations.
  • Knowledge of the basic concepts of customer service technique related to age-specific population.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette.
  • Basic knowledge of computers.

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