Licensed Practical Nurse

Organization
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the Specimen Collection Manager.

- Performs phlebotomy via venipuncture, through central venous catheter, PIC catheter, and accessed Portacaths.
- Performs limited clinical assessment & triage.
- Participates in annual flu vaccination clinic and SCCA wide infection control triage program.
- Participates and assists as needed with SCCA Emergent Care Response teams.
- Works efficiently to minimize patient wait times.
- Participates where required in Quality Improvement & Quality Assurance programs for the SCCA and Alliance Laboratory.
- Promotes and maintains effective communication with patients, clients, coworkers and SCCA & Alliance Partner colleagues.
- Promotes and maintains an environment which supports the right to privacy for patients and staff and maintains patient information, patient records, and SCCA strategic plans in a confidential manner.

IV.A. Training, Education and Experience (Required)    
- Licensure in the State of Washington as a Licensed Practical Nurse
- Recognizes stages of growth and responds accordingly with care options.
- BLS certification.

IV.B. Education and Experience (Preferred)    
- Previous professional LPN practice preferred.
- Ability to perform phlebotomy via central venous catheter, PIC catheter or access Portacath.

If interested, please apply online at http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=2300938-2647-5721

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