Overview

overview

IHS facility is seeking three travel LPN’s for a 13 week assignment in Tahlequah, OK. Please see below for Job description:

 

* Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

* Rooms patients.

* Takes and records vital signs.

* Screens patients according to Cherokee Nation’s policies

* Orders lab and x-rays according to Cherokee Nation’s policies and standing orders.

* Administers medications, immunizations, and treatments according to standing orders, and/or provider orders.

* Operates a variety of medical equipment.

* Documents observations, referrals and nursing interventions according to CN documentation standards.

* Assist the provider with diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures and exams.

* Provides patient education and self-management support.

* Obtains lab specimens as needed.

* Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities using the Model for improvement.

* Participates as part of the care Team.

 

Requirements-

Must have a minimum of 3 years experience

Possess a valid Oklahoma Practical Nurse’s License

Certs: BLS and ACLS

Good written and verbal communication skills

Meet pre-employment credentialing clearances (Background Check and Drug Screen)

Ability to meet physical demands (stand; walk; sit; climb stairs, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl), and lift up to 50lbs