LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (PAIN CLINIC) - ANCHORAGE, AK (23701543)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: 23701543
Company: CentralCare, Incorporated
Contact: Multiple
Job Posted: 08/08/22

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (PAIN CLINIC) - ANCHORAGE, AK - 23701543

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON
ANCHORAGE, AK
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE


Contract Health Care Professionals (HCPs) shall perform essentially the same services as those required by any Air Force or Government service HCP of similar experience and in similar duty assignments. Therefore, while specific tasks are outlined as listed below, responsibilities include but are not necessarily inclusive of tasks in which the HCP shall provide.


All services shall be performed in accordance with established principles, practices, and ethics of the medical, and specialty professions/organizations. The standards of performance for all HCP provided by contractor shall reflect the degree of care, skill, and learning expected of a reasonably prudent Licensed Practical Nurse.


Required Qualification:
• Education: Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate state agency and accredited by one of the national accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant or a military training program equivalent.
• Experience: One year of practical or vocational nurse experience within the past three years.
• Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse.
• Must hold current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Job Responsibilities. The Licensed Practical Nurse’s areas of responsibility shall include but not necessarily be limited to the following.


• Initiate, perform, and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations
• Complete assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions, use judgement in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments, and accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information.
• Observe, identify and respond to patient’s needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education.
• Prepare and administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and/or intravenous) and perform treatments according to established policies/procedures.
• Recongized urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed
• Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized
equipment and monitoring the patient’s condition before, during and following the procedure.
• Orient peers and ancillary personnel to unit policies and procedures, skills, and standards of practice.
• Integrate healthy work environment principles that result in improved patient healthcare delivery, education of patient and their families and employee satisfaction.


Staffing and Scheduling:
The performance hours of the MTF are as follows:
• Monday through Friday between the hours of 0700 and 1630.


Required Qualification:
• Education: Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate state agency and accredited by one of the national accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant or a military training program equivalent.
• Experience: One year of practical or vocational nurse experience within the past three years.
• Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse.
• Must hold current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.