Job - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Family Practice - Lakeview - Full Time - Days

Ochsner Health System - New Orleans, Louisiana

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Family Practice - Lakeview - Full Time - Days

Ochsner Health System - New Orleans - LA Careers Responsibilities

We’ve made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate.  We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. 

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!

 

 

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.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at Ochsner’s discretion.

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 License in the state of practice.  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Preferred - Dual license in Mississippi and Louisiana.  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.


Ochsner 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.

 

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

 

Are you ready to make a difference at Ochsner and live our values of Patient’s First, Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, & Teamwork?

 

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