Licensed Practical Nurse – Salem

Posted: 8/1/2022

Full-Time LPN in our Salem Location

Oregon Oncology Specialists is currently looking for an experienced, compassionate and caring LPN to join our outpatient infusion center.

Job Summary:

As an LPN you will collaborate with coworkers and providers to ensure exceptional, compassionate and personalized care for patients. You will also assist in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient’s care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Position Highlights:

  • No work on nights, holidays, weekends
  • Monday – Friday, 8 hours a day between 7:30 and 5:30
  • Positive, supportive atmosphere
  • Competitive wages, incented bonuses, paid holidays and paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan with a great employer contribution
  • No remote work
  • In 2021 OOS was named a Top Workplace for the Oregon and Southwest Washington regions, based on employee satisfaction surveys.
  • As a physician-owned practice, our leadership is local and we are not constrained by large health system bureaucracy.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Records and reports patient’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/APP
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and OOS policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
  • Performs basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings in accordance with established OOS Policies and Procedures.
  • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established OOS Policies and Procedures

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse degree from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current LPN License in State of Oregon.
  • Basic Life Support certification within 2 months of hire.
  • Current proficiency in injections.
  • One year experience in an inpatient or outpatient clinic.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis in compliance with applicable law)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ACLS certification
  • Two year experience in a patient care setting
  • Oncology experience helpful
  • Ability to use an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system
  • Bilingual, Spanish

Compensation and Benefits:

Job Type:  Full time

Pay: Starting at $24.81 per hour

Hours: 8 hours a day between 7:30 and 5:30

Work Location: Salem, OR

Setting: Outpatient clinic

Compensation and Benefit Highlights:

  • Competitive pay and incentive bonuses
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • Bonus pay
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Upward career growth and professional development
  • Supportive and appreciative culture

Would you thrive at OOS?

  • Do you enjoy a busy and fast-paced daily routine?
  • Are you observant and intuitive about patient needs?
  • Do you want to work where you can truly make a difference in patient care?
  • Do you enjoy critical thinking and problem solving?
  • Do you have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills?
  • Are you looking for a supportive team environment where help is always an ask away?

To Apply:

Email with the job title in the subject line, and attach your cover and letter and resume.

Please answer the following questions:

  • Do you have an LPN degree from an accredited school of nursing?
  • Do you have a current LPN license for the State of Oregon?
  • How many years experience in inpatient or outpatient setting do you have?
  • Does your experience include Oncology?
  • Are you bilingual?

OOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Oregon Oncology provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities.