The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), under the direction of the Clinic Manager, Clinical Nurse Supervisor, or Physician Supervisor, is responsible for providing outpatient ambulatory and home nursing services to eligible individuals and promoting continuity of care. The position is responsible for the coordination of services, patient education and preventive health maintenance services to clinic patients. The position is responsible for providing patient care within the scope of practice.
LPN Licensure in the State of Michigan required.
Knowledge of Nursing Theory, Skills, and Best Practice Standards required. Knowledge of Tribal organizational policies, tribal services and tribal service area preferred. Knowledge of HIPPA regulations and Health Care Laws required. Knowledge of Infection Control, Safety Regulations and Health Care Accreditation required. Knowledge of boundaries, ethics, delegation and Scope of Practice required. Knowledge of clinical documentation and electronic health record systems required. Knowledge and ability to use word processing, spreadsheet and data base software required including electronic health record charting. Must have problem solving skills. Must be able to work under pressure and handle difficult situations. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must be able to advocate for patients. Must be able to plan, manage and evaluate patient care (ambulatory) and handle multiple projects. Must maintain confidentiality.