The University of Kansas Health System

  • Clinic LPN - Urology Clinic (full-time)

    Department Western Kansas Urology
    Shift Days - Full-Time
    Requisition ID
    2020-20257
    Position Location
    HaysMed
    City
    Hays
    Category
    Nursing
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for carrying out patient care in accordance with physicians' orders under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse in charge. Collects history, checks vitals, performs patient assessments and assistant with medical procedures.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:

    • Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.
    • Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.
    • Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.
    • Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.
    • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.
    • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.

    HIPAA:This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

     

    Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
    Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
    None – no approved access

     

    Description of Information

    Level

     

    Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion

    Primary

     

    Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

    Secondary

     

    Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical

    Primary

     

    Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes

     

    Primary

    Qualifications

    Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required. Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.

     

    Certificates and Licenses: Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

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