LPN-Hospital/ Inpatient FT Day- Med Surg/Telemetry Unit

Location: Chalmette, LA
Date Posted: 01-29-2018
LPN- Hospital/ Inpatient FT Day

Job Profile Summary
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. The LPN directs and assists ancillary nursing staff with assigned duties and interacts with the multidisciplinary team and other personnel. The LPN 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.

Job Description  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 St. Bernard Parish Hospital'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 State of Louisiana licensure from an accredited School of Practical Nursing. Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
certification
 
Certifications
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 patientexperience.
  • 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.
 
Complies with the St. Bernard Parish Hospital 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.
 
St. Bernard Parish Hospital 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.
 
 
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