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Licensed Practical Nurse

Duluth, Georgia

At Kaiser Permanente our nurses are leaders, clinicians, researchers, innovators, and scientists who are contributing toward being an industry-leading voice for advancing evidence-based care. Whether supporting the patient directly in our hospitals or clinics, providing care at home, serving our patients through innovative virtual technology, or managing care delivery teams, Kaiser Permanente nurses utilize scientific evidence and our integrated care model to optimize the total health of our members and the communities we serve. We invite nurses who are passionate about nursing excellence, high-quality compassionate care delivery, professionalism, integrity, teamwork and patient and family centeredness to join our teams so that we can continue to sustain and build upon our culture of excellence.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Level: Individual Contributor
  • Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Success Profile

We’re looking for Nurse Leaders who possess the following traits.

  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Flexible
  • Leadership
  • Socially Conscientious
  • Trustworthy

Benefits

We offer several benefits to our nurses.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental

  • Retirement Plans

  • Educational Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement

  • Supportive Teams & Resources

  • Career Growth & Development

Our Culture

At Kaiser Permanente, we cultivate an environment of compassion, integrity, trust, and open communication that helps our teams do their best work. We believe that lifelong learning will expand our knowledge so we can better serve our patients. Our practice is rooted in research and evidence-based care. Our nurses reflect the rich diversity of our members and communities and provide culturally responsive and competent care that promotes understanding of our members needs and preferences. At Kaiser Permanente, nurses are highly skilled professionals who exemplify leadership, critical thinking, and collaborative problem solving and deliver the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.

What Our People Are Saying

Kristen

Relief Charge Nurse

Working as a nurse at Kaiser Permanente has allowed me the perfect flexible schedule so that I can volunteer as Girl Scout Leader and room parent for both my children. My kids know that I am a hardworking mother who can provide, as well as a mom who can be present and be there for them – and that means everything to me.

Jazmin

RN, Advice Nurse

Working for Kaiser Permanente has allowed me to take control of my future and make my goals a possibility. I feel that Kaiser Permanente allows me to keep climbing and moving. Having that ability truly makes me feel empowered.

Stella

Registered Nurse IV

Kaiser Permanente has taken me on a personal and educational growth journey. I am supported by a culture of excellence that allows me to be dedicated to patients and patients’ families every day at work. What an honor to be part of Kaiser Permanente..

Caitlin

Inpatient Lactation Consultant

As an RN/IBCLC in Maternal Child, I’m meeting families at a pivotal time — I’m there to help launch a new family into the world. Everything I do has the potential to impact a family’s health for generations to come.

Kimberly

Quality Coordinator RN

In Hawaii, your community is your family — or ‘ohana.’ I am able to provide extraordinary patient-centered care to my ohana.

David

Appointment and Advice RN

The location is fantastic. Kaiser Permanente is all over the country. You can pick almost any environment you want – from ocean to mountain to city. You’ll still be able to contribute to our mission of providing high quality health care at a local facility.

Shawn

BSN, RN

I chose Kaiser Permanente because their staff and providers really show that they care about you. Also, throughout my 12 years of working here I’m always learning something new, and I’ve had many opportunities for growth and development.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Primary Location Duluth, Georgia Worker Location Onsite Facility Gwinnett Medical Offices I Job Number 1286297 Date posted 06/14/2024
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Description:
Job Summary:

Kaiser Permanente nurses are guided by an integrated nursing model that places patients and families in the center. The Licensed Practical Nurse I (LPN I) I practices nursing as defined by the Georgia Board of Nursing standards of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses and by organizational policies, procedures, and guidelines. The LPN I, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse or Physician, provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients and families to promote or restore health and to prevent illness and injury. Educates patients and families and assists with coordination of care. Collaborates with members of the Health Care Team (HCT) and leaders to ensure the delivery of high-quality care that meets defined standards that optimizes health and wellness.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient for office visit by reviewing history, collecting relevant clinical information (e.g. height, weight, vision, or hearing screen), measuring vital signs, and documenting in the medical record.
  • Completes POE and addresses care gaps during the patient encounter.
  • Prepares room and equipment for procedure and assist the practitioner as needed.  
  • Initiates interventions and document response to treatment according to established workflows and guidelines.  
  • Participates in emergency care as directed by practitioner or registered nurse.
  • Educates patients and provides preparation materials for diagnostic studies according to guidelines.
  • Schedules appointments for patients with lab, radiology, or specialty consultations as ordered by practitioner.
  • Monitors electronic messaging and emails (department InBasket) related to patient or provider requests and manages the messages within scope of practice.
  • Participates in departmental or regional quality improvement activities and initiatives.
  • Engages patients, families, and caregivers in the coordination of care.
  • Resolves patient concerns promptly.
  • Provides departmental orientation and training of new team members on standard work, policies, and procedures.
  • Participates in the supervision of unlicensed personnel in the delivery of patient care.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:

Experience


  • N/A


Education


  • Graduate of an accredited nursing (LPN/LVN) program.


License, Certification, Registration


  • Practical Nurse License (Georgia) required at hire



  • Basic Life Support required at hire from American Heart Association



Additional Requirements:


  • Complete a Customer Service Assessment.



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Minimum six (6) months of Health care experience preferred.

  • Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.

Primary Location: Georgia,Duluth,Gwinnett Medical Offices I Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Evening Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 11:00 AM Working Hours End: 08:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: GTC|UFCW|Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Gwinn Comprehensive Med Center - Pediatrics - 2808 Pay Range: $24.81 - $27.88 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest

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