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LPN

Company: Yuma County
Location: Yuma
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

This position is advertised from the minimum to the maximum hourly rate. Salary will be determined based on education and experience at the time of offer. NATURE OF WORK Under general supervision, performs professional nursing service of considerable difficulty in public health programs in the field, clinic and office; this position has department specific responsibility. (Illustrative Only) Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner; administers medications, including immunizations, following clinic protocol; performs CLIA waived testing per protocol; assists with Communicable Disease investigation and follow-up; maintains appropriate confidentiality of all information encountered in performance of duties; refers patients/clients to other community agencies for assistance as needed; provides clinical intervention, home visits, case management, care coordination, referral and follow-up to individuals and families; provides education to the community and individuals in specialized programs such as: Tuberculosis (TB), Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), family planning; maintains patient data, files and correspondence according to protocol; ability to provide phlebotomy services; regular and reliable attendance is required; performs other duties as assigned. Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing and a valid unrestricted license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing (or issued by another state recognized by the Arizona Board of Nursing as a multi-compact license state) Failure to obtain or maintain required licensure shall be grounds for separation; must possess or have the ability to obtain a fingerprint clearance card within 3 months of hire; requires successful completion of a background check; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona drivers license; Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Special Notice Items: Department of Labor Regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a high risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens, TB screening, Hepatitis B vaccine, Individual safety training and equipment will be provided. Knowledge of: Yuma County Policies and Procedures; Federal and state laws pertaining to health care; general nursing principles and practices; health sciences including health maintenance, medical instruments and laboratory equipment. Skills in : Applying nursing principles; exercising initiative and judgment in selecting proper nursing intervention; responding appropriately to emergency situations; drawing blood and collecting other ordered specimens; preparing complete and accurate reports and records; dealing impartially with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds; operating computerized technology and job-related software applications. Ability to: Read, learn, understand, apply and follow rules, regulations, instructions and medical practices and procedures; provide effective nursing services and patient care and in the use of medical equipment utilized; react quickly and effectively to emergency situations; complete forms, accurate documentation, follow written and verbal instructions; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; perform the essential functions of the job specifications with or without reasonable accommodation; exercise initiative and independent judgment. Work Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 60% sitting, 20% walking and 20% standing. Working at a computer monitor for extended periods required. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and may have a high risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens, TB, body fluids, Hepatitis B. EOE/AA/ADAAA/M/F/V/D DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Keywords: Yuma County, Yuma , LPN, Healthcare , Yuma, Arizona

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