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Anesthesia Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Anesthesiology

Providence Health & Services

Olympia, WA 98507
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**Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (** **1.0 FTE, Evening Shift, 8 hour shifts) to the Anesthesiology Department at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.**
The Anesthesia LPN provides patient care using available resources and approaches based on hospital policy, procedure, and protocols.
**In this position you will:**
+ At the direction of an RN, administers and monitors PO medications, IV medications, IV solutions, IM/SQ, Dial-a-flow, IVAC, BARD Infu-OR pumps.
+ Calls and obtains MD orders, calls for lab results. Monitors patients and calls RN and/or MD with changes in patient status.
+ Demonstrates knowledge of administration of IV solutions and medications, and oral and injectable medications and monitor results.
+ Documents medications according to established procedures without repeated patterns of error.
+ Documents patients response according to established protocols.
+ Ability to understand and interpret doctors orders and lab reports.
+ Ability to observe, interpret, record, and report appropriate signs, symptoms, reaction, or changes in patients condition to appropriate team members.
+ Participates in care planning and documentation.
+ Demonstrates knowledge of protocol, safe use, and basic maintenance of all patient lifting devices; restraint use and side rail safety precautions; body mechanics and limitations.
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ Washington State License as an Licensed Practical Nurse.
+ Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association.
**Preferred qualifications:**
+ Previous LPN experience in acute care hospital setting and/or a busy clinic setting with procedural experience
**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 a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**
**Our Mission**
As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
**About Us**
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Evening
**Job Category:** LPN/LVN
**Location:** Washington-Olympia
**Req ID:** 255717
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