Love where you work and who you work with!
We are seeking talented and driven Licensed Practical Nurses to join our Nursing Team!
Come join our Nursing Department at Santiam Hospital & Clinics! We are a 5-star rated Hospital and voted 2021’s Best of the Mid-Valley for Best Hospital, Best Place to Have a Baby, and Best Local Surgery Center!
Santiam Hospital & Clinics is an independent, not-for-profit, community hospital that is proud to serve our community through our acute care hospital and 13 clinics including, cardiology, pulmonology, orthopedics, podiatry, women’s health, and family practice. At Santiam Hospital & Clinics, we take pride in delivering high quality, compassionate care for our communities, friends, and neighbors.
This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to multitask in a variety of environments. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic self-starter and have excellent customer service skills with a passion for providing exceptional patient care.
Santiam Hospital & Clinics offers career growth and learning opportunities through cross-training departments, specialty education, personalized training and much more. You won’t be “just a number” at Santiam Hospital & Clinics, you will be a valued, respected part of our team; one of the greatest benefits of working for a community hospital. Staff and patient safety go hand-in-hand; our nurse/patient ratio is typically 1:4.
Santiam Hospital & Clinics is growing, and we have openings in various departments and shifts.
Job Summary: Multiple shifts available
In collaboration with other members of the health care team, uses clinical judgment skills to recognize and treat human responses to actual or potential health problems. Within the LPN scope of practice, the LPN will assist the RN with:
- Assessment: Performs accurate multi-system assessments, including; biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, education needs and discharge planning needs. Reassesses patient throughout hospitalization. Performs complete discharge assessment.
- Planning: Develops and carries out an individual nursing plan of care. Appropriately delegates patient care activities based on patients’ condition and scope of practice of other health care providers. Plans and coordinates patient teaching, identifying barriers to education and discharge, assist care team with discharge planning.
- Implementation: Initiates, develops, and implements appropriate cares based on protocol for the management of the patient. Documents care according to policy and procedure accurately in the EMR. Utilizes a multidisciplinary approach when appropriate. Performs all necessary procedures correctly. Utilizes available teaching plans in addressing patient teaching needs. Accurately prepares, administers and records medications. Initiates appropriate measures in emergency situations.
- Evaluation: Evaluates assessment methods, plan of care, and patient’s response to treatment. Adheres to best nursing practices, standards, and protocols.