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LPN - OB/GYN Clinic

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

This job provides direct care (including IV therapy) of assigned patients within the framework of the Licensed Practical Nurse Act under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Directs and assists ancillary nursing staff with assigned duties and interacts with the multidisciplinary team and other personnel. Demonstrates professional responsibilities and is responsible for own practice and assists other members of the healthcare team in providing the highest quality personalized patient care.

Education

Required - High School diploma or equivalent


Work Experience
Required - Experience working with and maintaining confidential information and working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.


Certifications

Required - Current LPN License in the state of practice

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from the American Heart Association

Preferred - IV Therapy Credentials

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good time management skills and self directed
  • Demonstrates Good Judgement
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Delegation skills


Job Duties

  • Effectively uses the Nursing Process in the delivery of patient care through data gathering, planning and evaluation.
  • Provides care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of patients served.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with all patients, guests, family members and co-workers to ensure a quality patient experience.
  • Adapts to rapid change in a positive manner throughout the day as needs of the unit / department change.
  • Manages personal professional development and maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials.


Other related duties as required.  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.


This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
 

Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:  Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, Lake Charles , LPN - OB/GYN Clinic, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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