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LPN Scheduler - Pain Management - Mon-Fri Days

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

This job, under general supervision, schedules patients for ordered procedures according to guidelines set forth by the department and within the framework of the nurse practice acts. Uses the nursing process in the delivery of patient care such as assessments, planning, and evaluations.

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 - Graduate of approved training school


Work Experience

Preferred - 2+ years LPN experience
Preferred - Clinical experience


Certifications

Required - Current LPN License in the state of practice

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Knowledge of age specific community resources as well as assess/interpret age specific data


Job Duties

  • Involves the patient and/or family into the scheduling practice to provide individualized care and positive patient outcomes.
  • Collaborates with physicians and their associated office personnel integrating appropriate reference materials.
  • Involves patient and/or caregivers into the scheduling practice to provide individualized care and positive patient outcomes.
  • Delegates and assigns appropriate nursing interventions to unlicensed team members within their scope of practice.
  • Exhibits competence in the safe/effective administration of medications and prescribed therapies utilizing appropriate reference materials.
  • Exhibits appropriate judgment in scheduling practices, response to treatment, and communication with team members.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of individualized orders and testing modalities related to the ordered procedures.
  • Trains personnel, effectively utilize manpower resources, and accommodates fluctuating variables on the unit.
  • Maintains annual regulatory/clinical requirements and documentation per policy.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

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.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, New Orleans , LPN Scheduler - Pain Management - Mon-Fri Days, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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