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License Practical Nurse - LPN (36-hour flex 7:00p - 7:00a every other weekend)

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJOB TITLE: License Practical Nurse - LPN
Under the general supervision of the RN staff, nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of the hospital. Collect data, reassesses patients under supervision of RN; and organizes all aspects of patient care for assigned patients.
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:


  • Implements, evaluates and adjusts plan of care based on the expected patient outcome in concurrence of Registered Nurse or Nurse in Charge.
  • Continues on-going reassessment of patient and documents according to established guidelines; demonstrates appropriate application of age specific standards, policies and procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs patient care duties as needed for proper care including patients' vital signs and dressing or wounds.
  • Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.
  • Contributes to the on-going assessment and plan of care for patients and charts objectively.
  • Administers specified medication according to established procedures and notes time and amount on patients' charts.
  • Collects specimens, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and may perform routing laboratory tests on samples.
  • Utilize concepts of age/developmental stages in interactions with patients and families.
  • Identifies potential risks to patients: identifies risks to patients in order to reduce incidence of injury; identifies actions to eliminate, minimize or report risks; identifies procedures to follow in the event of an incident; reports processes for common problems, failures and user errors.
  • Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem-solving skills.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Graduate of a school of Practical Nursing
    • Current Louisiana License as a LPN
    • One year recent experience in an acute care setting
    • BLS Certification
    • ACLS/PALS preferred




Keywords: Surgery Partners, Lafayette , License Practical Nurse - LPN (36-hour flex 7:00p - 7:00a every other weekend), Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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