LPN Medication Privileges
Company: Northwestern Medicine
Posted on: September 22, 2022
At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a
difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first
approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare
industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the
opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter
where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At
Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive
benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k)
matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees.
Ready to join our quest for better? Description **This is a Full
Time position at 40hrs per week located at the Glenview Outpatient
clinic for Oncology, but will require travel to Lake Forest based
on clinic volumes/needs. Schedule is Monday through Friday,
approximately 8a-5p.** The LPN Medication Privs reflects the
mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's
Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with
all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other
regulatory and accreditation standards. Responsibilities:
Collaborates in the collection and assessment of the patients
Provide pre-attending care for patients.
Elicit and document the patients chief complaint, history and
Collaborates on the development, planning and modification of the
Registered Nurses or Advanced Practice Nurses nursing care
Implements aspects of the nursing plan of care as delegated and
with demonstrated competencies:
Administers vaccines, medications and/or prescribed treatments and
procedures as ordered by the provider or delegated by supervising
Administers oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal
medications as delegated.
Administers medicated baths, respiratory treatments, dermatological
treatments or phototherapy as delegated.
Is prohibited from administering intervenors or epidural
medications. The LPN may monitor IV infusions as delegated by the
Participates in the evaluation of the patient's response to
interventions and reports the effectiveness of the plan of care to
Participates in established educational strategies to promote,
achieve and maintain optimum patient health outcomes, as
Documents all observations and interventions in the patient medical
record as appropriate.
Serves as an advocate for the patient by communicating and
collaborating with other health service personnel, as
Provides input in the development of policies and procedures to
support patient safety.
Performs the following duties and procedures within the scope of
LPN practice: vital signs, phlebotomy, specimen collection, wound
care, and urinary catheterization.
Additional practice specific duties within the scope of practice of
the LPN practice may be performed with demonstrated competencies,
Assists physicians and RNs in other patient care support activities
related to referrals, lab work, diagnostic testing, medication
ordering, results reporting and scheduling, as delegated.
Assists in urgent/emergent medical situations, as appropriate, and
in accordance with the organizations protocols for medical
emergencies and cardiac arrests.
Identifies and participates in the elimination of hazardous
situations and reports all defective materials, equipment or risk
factors to immediate supervisor.
In collaboration with the immediate supervisor, completes NETS
reports for patient/visitor related events.
Performs other tasks as delegated and within the LPN scope of
practice. AA/EOE. #INDN #LI-RW1 Qualifications Required: Licensed
Practical Nurse Licensure by the State of Illinois required.
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation recognition (healthcare provider
level) American Heart Association Accredited. Preferred: One to two
years experience in ambulatory care preferred. Equal Opportunity
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the
basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender
identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any
other protected status.
Keywords: Northwestern Medicine, Glenview , LPN Medication Privileges, Healthcare , Glenview, Illinois
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