Waverly Health Center Licensed Practical Nurse-Clinic or Registered Nurse-Clinic .80FTE in Waverly, Iowa

SCHEDULE

FTE: .80FTE, Schedule will be Tuesday-Friday 8-430.

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-CLINIC

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

In keeping with Chapter 6 of the Iowa Nursing Practice Act for Licensed Practical Nurses the ANA Scope of Standards of Practice for Nursing and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing, the LPN demonstrates a caring consciousness through relationship-based care delivery model and utilization of Planetree patient centered programs/therapies to meet the holistic needs of the patient. Holistic needs to include physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, cultural and psychological needs. The LPN assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of evidence based nursing care at Waverly Health Center Clinics under the supervision of a provider. The LPN shall recognize and understand the legal implications within the scope of nursing practice.

Utilizes judgment and skill in providing direct and indirect patient care, observation, and counsel to patients and family. Communicates with providers and team members about changes in patient's clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Experience, and Training

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Iowa.

  • Previous experience in a clinic setting preferred.

  • Must possess valid Healthcare Provider BLScertification.

  • Must possess valid Mandatory Reporter training for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse.

  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Standing– Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Walking – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Lifting – Approximately 35 pounds. Must use, and require staff to use, when in hospital and pre-hospital settings, proper body mechanics and ergonomics and, as applicable, lifting/moving devices.

  • Twisting – Infrequent.

  • Bending – Moderate.

  • Squat/Kneel – Infrequent.

REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTERED NURSE-CLINIC

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

In keeping with Chapter 6 of the Iowa Nursing Practice Act for Registered Nurses, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing, the RN demonstrates a caring consciousness through relationship-based care delivery model and utilization of Planetree patient centered programs/therapies to meet the holistic needs of the patient. Holistic needs to include physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, cultural and psychological needs. The RN assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of evidence based nursing care at Waverly Health Center Clinics under the supervision of a provider. The RN shall recognize and understand the legal implications within the scope of nursing practice.

Utilizes judgment and skill in providing direct and indirect patient care, observation, and counsel to patients and family. Communicates with providers, manager, and/or other healthcare team members about changes in patients’ clinic condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.

Provides orientation, training and clinical development by serving both as a mentor and consultant to other members of the clinic nursing team.

Physical Requirements

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education, Experience, and Training

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing or achievement of baccalaureate degree in nursing within four years of hire if hired after January 1, 2016.

  • Previous experience in a clinic setting preferred.

  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

  • Must possess valid Healthcare Provider BLScertification.

  • Must possess valid Mandatory Reporter training for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

  • Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Standing– Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Walking – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Lifting – Approximately 35 pounds. Must use, and require staff to use, when in hospital and pre-hospital settings, proper body mechanics and ergonomics and, as applicable, lifting/moving devices.

  • Twisting – Infrequent.

  • Bending – Moderate.

  • Squat/Kneel – Infrequent.