Foot Clinic Registered Nurse or LPN (Registry)
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: July 30, 2019
The role of the foot clinic nurse requires individuals who have a
high level of clinical competence and compassion. In addition to, a
willingness to assume responsibility and accountability for
autonomous practice. Qualities and characteristics that address
these role expectations include; team oriented professionals who
enjoy interactions with seniors, effective communication skills,
sound judgment, flexibility and creative problem solving
techniques, ability to adapt to diversity and change, and self
direction and motivation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assess for foot issues and refer to podiatrist if indicated.
Soak foot and toes in warm water for approximately 10 minutes.
Dry foot and toes thoroughly.
Clip toenails straight across.
File edges of toenails.
Apply lotion to entire foot with the exception of toes. Do not
apply lotion between toes.
Document s services and assessments performed in clinical
One nurse per clinic will be designated by the scheduler to return
supplies and financial transactions of the foot clinic to the home
health office. Supplies include but may not be limited to; prepared
suitcases, clippers, clean linens.
Reconciliation of inventory used at foot clinics including
clippers, towels, and other miscellaneous supplies.
Adheres to all Agency, payroll, billing and documentation policies
Functions as a team member demonstrating collaboration with, and
responsibility to patient, physician if indicated, and foot clinic
Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs to the
standard of care for patient's age.
Demonstrates effective time management and organizational skills;
provides patient toenail trimmings and foot assessments as
scheduled, completes patient care within designated time.
Addresses and supports cultural practices, as long as such
practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course
of medical therapy.
Promotes patient/family/caregiver education using various verbal
and written communication techniques that take into account the
patient's/family's cultural, ethnic and/or personal needs or
Completes and submits necessary documentation in accordance with
Agency policy and applicable regulations.
Submits verification of completed visits in accordance with Agency
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines,
to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal
with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Current state licensure as a RN or LPN/LVN.
Experience as an LPN/LVN commensurate with one of the
One year experience in an acute care setting within the last 24
Six months home care experience within the last 12 months.
Valid state driver's license and reliable automobile.
Proof of current automobile insurance.
Current CPR card.
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000,
with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We
experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per
year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family,
with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of
under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls
unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri
River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the
middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking,
horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing,
boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and
waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an
exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its
beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the
last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to
Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and
progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270
employed medical staff members representing more than 40
specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge
technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and
one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a
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