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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hill AFB

Company: Chickasaw Business Solutions
Location: Ogden
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.Please note that CNI is closely monitoring Executive Orders and will be following any final decisions or mandates regarding the COVID-19 Vaccination as a federal contract provider.SUMMARYThe Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) provides care to patients with the goal of promotion and/or maintenance of health and /or prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process at Hill Air Force Base. This position assists in routine care and treatment of patients, to include flying and special operational personnel. The LPN/LVN organizes the medical environment, performs and participates in support activities for outpatient care situations, including contingency operations and disasters.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.Follows and complies with AF, 75 MDG, and section Instructions when providing patient care.Complies with all 75 MDG infection control and safety procedures, practices, and standards.Meets all applicable AAAHC and HSI standards.Participates in programs of immunizations and health screening.Prepares patients for physical examinations, tests, and diagnostic procedures. Assists physicians with special examinations and procedures. Initiates and completes laboratory requests using computer system.Performs vital signs, PFTs, hearing/vision screening, immunizations, medication administration, EKGs and lab procedures, etc. as protocols require.Skills in setting up, operating, and monitoring medical equipment such as; audiometric equipment, PFT equipment, and EKG equipment, in order to conduct the tests and to understand normal values to get provider assistance when necessary.Reviews the SEG packet in the patient's medical record to assure all paperwork that is required is in the packet for the provider including OEHED, AF 2766, questionnaires, OEHME form, and all test results.Brings noted abnormalities to the attention of reviewing provider and take action as instructed.Communicates patient progress or lack of to physicians and supervisory nursing personnel. Provides to AD, qualified tenant and civilian workers who report for care in the OMS. Performs direct care using knowledge of safety hazards; diseases and immunizations; regulatory guidelines.Completes appropriate patient identification information. Instruct patients in completing forms. Enters patient care information in AHLTA. Properly codes own workload IAW 75 MDG instructions.In the absence of a physician, independently determine and implement emergency measures after identifying and interpreting life-threatening conditions. Will be familiar with all emergency equipment, crash cart and its contents.Prioritizes patients to ensure he/she receives medical care consistent with their condition and appointment.Performs various pulmonary ventilation treatments such as administration of oxygen, nebulizer treatments, and peak flow measures. Attends department's in-services, meetings/briefings, and continuing quality improvement training measures.Participates in evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of activities/services as directed by the RN Supervisor.Provides instructions to patient regarding splints, ice packs, crutches, etc.Maintains medical records; complete various forms for inclusion in medical records and checks for provider signature. Reviews all tests for abnormalities prior to assembling medical records. Compile results of various medical tests placing them in the medical record in correct sequential and chronological order.Maintains documentation logs. Maintain exam and treatment room supplies.Assists in the orientation and training of new personnel.Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCELPN/LVN certification and a minimum of one (1) year relevant experience.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGRISTRATIONLPN/LVN certificationJOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESKnowledge of instruments and diagnostic or treatment procedures commonly used in the OMS clinic to include electrocardiogram, extensive vision testing, spirometry, and mini-mental status testing. Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms including abnormal vital signs, and quickly react in emergency situations. Knowledge and skill in emergency first aid procedures.Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of test results, patients condition including injury/illness progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.Knowledge of normal and abnormal results to recognize and report obvious abnormalities.Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use.Skills to interact with patients in stressful and non-stressful situations.Knowledge of basic medical terminology. Knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and mathematics.Knowledge of information management system sufficient to enter and retrieve occupational health data. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Outlook, and Internet familiarity is required. Knowledge of operations of various microcomputer equipment and be able to input, retrieve, and format documentation.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Keywords: Chickasaw Business Solutions, Ogden , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hill AFB, Healthcare , Ogden, Utah

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