LPN – Midtown Respite

Summary of Position: The purpose of this position is to provide quality nursing services to the patients who are admitted to the Medical Respite Center. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for planning care, implementing various treatments and evaluating the delivery of care within the established regulatory guidelines and licensed nursing practice standards.

Essential Duties:
Duties include, but are not limited to:

Assist patients with managing their medications, obtaining new prescriptions and refills, and answering medication questions as necessary
Perform venipuncture, maintain site and administer IV medications as ordered
Draw blood, perform accuchecks, and urinalysis; prepare various specimens for transport while maintaining a clean, orderly clinical environment
Perform procedures and treatments as ordered including, but not limited to wound care, small volume nebulizer (SVN) treatments, oxygen, ECG and assisting providers with procedures
Assist with maintenance of exam rooms by restocking, checking expiration dates, and cleaning exam tables between patients
Maintain accurate and timely documentation in electronic health records
Assist with maintenance of exam rooms by restocking, checking expiration dates, and cleaning exam tables between patients
Act as a resource for Respite Assistant when questions arise about patient medical issues
Able to adapt to rapid, unpredictable work flow
Able to focus on work at hand with attention to detail
Ability to work with difficult patients and those with mental illness


Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing with a current Arizona license in good standing
Certified in IV therapy, phlebotomy and CPR
Minimum one (1) year experience in medical/surgical hospital, outpatient, home health or public health care
Competent in basic nursing knowledge of illnesses and treatments
Understanding of substance and mental health issues.
Computer proficiency inclusive of ability to access, enter, and interpret computerized data/information is required including use of electronic health records

Physical and Mental Requirements:

Position requires extended periods of sitting and standing
Position requires regular bending and reaching, including transfer of patients
Must be able to lift, carry and push 20 pounds on a regular basis
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
Good communication skills

We are an equal opportunity employer. All resumes will be reviewed for education and experience. Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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