License Practical Nurse - LPN (36-hour flex 7:00p - 7:00a every other weekend)
Company: Surgery Partners
Posted on: November 21, 2022
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
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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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