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Providence Health & Services Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Infusion Pharmacy in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Home Infusion Pharmacy (Home Infusion, Day Shift, Full Time) to Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Respond to incoming calls from patients, families, physicians, and referral sources

  • Maintain effective communication with Pharmacist, Patient Services Representative (PSR), Dietitian, and Enteral Coordinator in order to successfully coordinate care for ministry patients.

  • Maintain effective communication with Nurse Scheduler regarding patient visit needs.

  • Triage calls from patients and other customers.

  • Maintain effective communication with Hospital Liaisons, hospital-based Nurse Clinicians, Hospice Coordinator and other referral sources in relationship to issues around patient referrals, discharge plans and visit needs.

  • Maintain effective communication with Admission Assistants for authorizations and updates

  • Contribute to Providence Infusion and Pharmacy operations, through effective time management and prioritization, and utilization of problem-solving skills to address issues.

  • Safeguard and maintain confidentiality of all patients, medical staff, employees and competitive information related to home infusion or any business of Sisters of Providence.

  • Maintain current knowledge of computer system and is able to input and retrieve patient data as needed.

  • Effectively problem solves, communicate and organize to accomplish case management responsibilities.

  • Support and incorporate the Mission into daily activities.

  • Communicate clearly, sensitively and in a supportive professional manner with patients/family/caregivers, co-workers and the public

  • Assume responsibility for improving the quality of his/her nursing practice and continued professional growth through continuing education programs and review of relevant literature.

  • Assure appropriate patient care documentation, use of standard forms and standardized patient teaching materials.

  • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8-hour shift between the hours of 8am – 6pm.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure in Washington State

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification

  • Current Washington State driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance

  • Two (2) or more years of direct clinical experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year of home infusion field experience

  • One (1) or more years of office experience in a health care setting

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and infusion software

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington provides home and ambulatory infusion services to pediatric and adult patients in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon. Patient quality/safety, satisfaction, and positive clinical outcomes are top priorities. Our services include infusion therapy and nutrition (enteral/parenteral) services to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Infusion Suites (AIS), disease management, specialized infusion services, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and dietitian consulting and support. Spokane is in the heart of the Inland Northwest, offering four seasons of winter snow, cool springs, warm summers, and mild fall temperatures. Outdoor recreational activities are numerous including fishing, hiking, biking, camping, skiing, hunting, golfing, and boating. Spokane is located about 30 miles from Idaho and is within a few hour drive of Seattle, Portland, Missoula, Canada, and the coasts of Washington and Oregon. Spokane is a vibrant community that is easy to navigate with short commute times and offers of a variety of sporting events, concerts, shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 241985

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