Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Neurology
Company: Ochsner Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Sign on bonus available! 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.Sign on bonus available!
EducationRequired - High School diploma or equivalent
Required - Experience working with and maintaining confidential
information and working in a fast-paced environment with minimal
CertificationsRequired - Current License in the state of practice.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.Preferred - Dual
license in Mississippi and Louisiana. IV Therapy
CredentialsKnowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs
- Excellent organizational skills
- Good time management skills and self directed
- Demonstrates Good Judgement
- Good interpersonal skills
- Delegation skills
- 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
- Communicates effectively and professionally with all patients,
guests, family members and co-workers to ensure a quality patient
- 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
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.
Complies with the Ochsner Health System 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
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.
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