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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Astria Health
Location: Yakima
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington's wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region. Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Eastern Washington, Astria Health's goal is to build sustainable, locally-based, healthcare organizations that improve health for those we serve. Astria Home Health's Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is an employee who performs all duties allowed under the state's LPN scope of practice including medication administration and adheres to home health care and nursing professional standards. Experience: + One-year acute care, home health care experience preferred. Education: + Graduate of an accredited licensed practical school of nursing. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: + Possess effective communication skills and ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and educational experiences. + Possess good time management and work ethic skills. + Demonstrates computer literacy. Licenses/Registrations/Certifications: + Current WA State LPN license. + Current BLS. Working Conditions & Physical Requirements: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; frequent bending, reaching, stooping, crouching and stretching required during the normal course of the day. The employee must exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Requires frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range. The work involves recurring exposure to moderate risks which require special safety and health precautions and the use of Personal Protective Equipment; risks such as exposure to contagious diseases, contaminated bodily fluids, sharp instruments, and other contaminants.

Keywords: Astria Health, Yakima , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Yakima, Washington

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