Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Licensed Practical Nurse - Temporary 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection

Licensed Practical Nurse - Temporary 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection

Job ID 
9958
Type 
Temporary Full-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, an 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