Providence Health and Services is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (0.9 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Emergency Services Providence St. Peter Hospital, Emergency Center in Olympia, WA.
$6,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.
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An Emergency Center Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides practical nursing functions, bedside care, respiratory care, phlebotomy, splinting, and patient teaching in a fast paced episodic setting. An EC LPN requires the ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks. This work is done under the direction of an RN or EC Provider.
In this position you will:
Support the RN and Provider role. Demonstrate the knowledge, skill and ability to: • Respond to and assist with patient care. • Collaborate with the Provider and nursing staff to complete assigned tasks. • Utilize the assigned ESI triage level to assist in determining the patient’s plan of care, frequency of assessments/re-assessments.
Demonstrate responsibility for ongoing patient assessment: • Within the framework of established plan of care determines the extent and frequency of assessment. • Independently, collects and documents routine assessment data used to modify and adjust plans of care. • Communicate relevant assessment data to RN and/or Provider. • Seek guidance from Provider or RN for assessment and reassessment issues. • Incorporate knowledge of growth and development into care.
Provide nursing care in collaboration with the Provider and/or RN: • Organize care based on the priorities of the assigned area, the patient care needs, patient’s request, family needs and the uniqueness of the situation. • Provide nursing care to routine patients requiring assessment/re-assessment, medication administration, evaluation of interventions, and application of knowledge related to developmental/physiological differences through the age continuum.
Provide ambulation assistance to patients and assists and monitors patient safety: • Demonstrate knowledge of the safe use of crutches, walkers and canes. Maintains gurney in lowered and locked position with call bell in place and side rails up.
Apply, monitor and trouble shoot traction splints: • Demonstrate the ability to apply and monitor Hare traction splints and KED splints. Completes CMS checks while splint is in place.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an approved Practical Nurse Program.
Experience in an emergency department or fast paced clinic setting.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support)
Current Washington State Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Class (ACLS within 6 months of hire).
Participation in a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) class is required within 12 months of hire and throughout employment as an EC LPN.
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- Familiarity with computerized documentation is preferred.
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 357484