Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Licensed Practical Nurse 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection

Licensed Practical Nurse 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection

Job ID 
9414
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Responsibilities

• Performs limited assessment of patients
•Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
•Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
•Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
•* Additionally, a LPN may:
•Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
•Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
•Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
•Be a team member in the Code Response Team.

Qualifications

Current Washington State nursing license      

Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card