at Idaho Division of Human Resources in Boise, Idaho, United States
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ApplyLicensed Practical Nurse
$16.48 – $21.97 Hourly
Boise State University
To perform practical nursing care or assist a registered nurse or physician in routine to complex situations in clinics, private homes, state institutions, or other environments; perform related work.
Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.
Example of Duties
+ Incumbents provide practical nursing care, health instruction, and charting and record keeping as it pertains to Licensed Practical Nursing described in the Nurse Practice Act, Idaho Code 54-1407.
+ Incumbents provide the full range of practical nurse functions including an emphasis on patient teaching and nursing/treatment plan follow-through which varies depending on the work setting. Incumbents deal with patients who are confused, disoriented, and may be hostile and aggressive.
Patient Care Services
+ Prepare patients for clinic visits performing vital sign check, rooming patient and preparing appropriately for visit
+ Perform duties including but not limited to EKG’s, ear lavage, nebulizer treatments, injections, assisting with minor procedures sterile/non-sterile.
+ Electronic documentation of patient encounters
+ Assist with training and mentoring of new LPN and RMA staff
+ Participate in educational in-services and opportunities for the LPN staff
+ Serve as a clinical resource for issues related to nursing care
+ Prepare for and assist clinicians with medical procedures
+ Provide patient education at the LPN level
+ Collect and process off-site medical laboratory specimens
+ Collect, process and interpret on-site laboratory specimens
+ Process pharmaceutical refills
+ Administer oral, injectable and specific IV medications and fluids
+ Place and maintain in
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Boise, Idaho 83756