Job Description


National Jewish Health/National Jewish Health - Highlands Ranch Clinic/Highlands Ranch Clinic

Highlands Ranch, CO

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Work Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Req # 13045

Position Summary    

To deliver safe and appropriate nursing care within scope of practice, and established policies and procedures.  Administers allergen immunotherapy, as well as biologic injections and immunizations.   Responsible for monitoring for antigen expiration dates, ordering new antigens, assisting in obtaining insurance authorization of biologic injections.   


Essential Duties    

  1. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within scope of practice and established policies and procedures.
  2. Accurately administers allergen immunotherapy, biologic injections and immunizations.  Assures accuracy by: appropriately identifying the correct patient; agent, dose, route, and day.  Monitors patient's condition by observing, collecting, reporting, and recording objective/subjective data; identifies changes in the patient's condition; collect data and report sign and symptoms of deviation from normal health status, symptoms and/or reactions to medications and treatments; initiates appropriate standard emergency procedures and reports adverse patient conditions to physician, or registered nurse.
  3. Supports physicians and other medical providers in the care and treatment of patients, including rooming the patient; communicating delays to patient, provider, and team members; and facilitating the medical provider's schedule. Utilizes departmental processes of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to provide continuing health care to individuals, families.
  4. Records pertinent information in patient's medical chart, e.g., patient's nursing history, physical data, vital signs, symptoms, treatments, examinations, medications administered, reactions and general observations, according to standard requirements.
  5. Provides appropriate education to patients/families utilizing effective teaching skills, and National Jewish supportive materials.
  6. Records pertinent information in patient's medical chart, e.g., patient's nursing history, physical data, vital signs, symptoms, treatments, examinations, medications administered, reactions and general observations, according to standard requirements.
  7. Assists in orienting and training new employees, as assigned. May perform the duties of a Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or Medical Receptionist, as required. 
  8. Implements care and services that recognize age-specific needs and issues for customers served.


Competencies

  1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
  2. Business Acumen: Using economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; using one’s understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organization’s position to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
  3. Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
  4. Customer Focus: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  5. Peer Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing assignments.


Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility    

None


Travel

None


Core Values    

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.


Minimum Qualifications


Education    

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Graduation from an Accredited LPN Program required.


Work Experience    

A minimum of one (1) year of recent and related experience required. 


Special Training, Certification or Licensure    

Current Colorado LPN license required. CPR/BLS required. IV certification may be required.

Application Instructions

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