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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Lead - Sign-on Bonus Available - Family Practice Clinic - Slidell

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Slidell
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Sign-on Bonus Available! This job provides individualized, direct nursing care of assigned patients under the direction of a registered nurse, mid-level provider or physician. Assists in data collection and implementation of the delivery of health care services, and assists other members of the healthcare team in providing the highest quality personalized patient care. Maintains a positive work relationship with the health care team, and exhibits the skills to provide care and service with individuals of all assigned age groups.

Sign-on Bonus Available!

Education 

Required - Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing.


Work Experience

Required - 2 years LPN experience or one year of LPN experience with one year supervisory experience.

Preferred - Experience in ambulatory care.

 
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
  • Good interpersonal skills


Job Duties

  • Provides safe, effective nursing care to ensure an effective patient visit.
  • Answers patient questions; relays critical information and escalates issues.
  • Completes appropriate medical/legal documentation.
  • Administers medication to patients in a safe manner.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge and licensure through continuing education and professional development.
  • Coordinates day-to-day clinical tasks to ensure efficient operation of the department.


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.


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, New Orleans , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Lead - Sign-on Bonus Available - Family Practice Clinic - Slidell, Other , Slidell, Louisiana

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