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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Multispecialty
This position is: Full Time
Salary: DOE
Position Location: Clinical

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  1. Obtain patient histories and reasons for seeking care, and performs physical assessments.
  2. Prepares and assist with exams and procedures that are carried out by practitioners.
  3. Clean and sterilizing supplies, exam rooms, and equipment as indicated.
  4. Prepares charts and other medical records for clinic in accordance to LSUHN Policy and Procedures.
  5. Assist with scheduling patient appointments with the appropriate practitioner.
  6. Always administers injections using aseptic technique and documenting the procedure on the appropriate forms and using the appropriate ICD-9/10 code.
  7. Observe patient and document signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to treatment, general behavior, or general physical conditions, and the implementation of appropriate reporting or referral or the initiation of emergency procedures.
  8. Call in prescriptions and/or refills for the patient as ordered by the practitioner.
  9. Adheres to LSUHN telephone policies.
  10. Escorts' patients to examinations/procedure room, obtain vital signs, weights, heights, and other information as required.
  11. Always provide continuity of care.
  12. Collect lab specimens and perform dipstick urine tests and UCG tests.
  13. Participates fully in patient education to improve clinical outcomes.
  14. Assist physician with obtaining cultures and filling out lab and diagnostic requisition slips.
  15. Notifies physician of all abnormal lab and diagnostic test results ASAP.
  16. Performs all duties assigned by a supervisor.
Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS REQUIREMENT:

Ability to analyze data, perform multiple tasks and work independently. Must be highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to develop and maintain professional, service-oriented working relationships with patients, physicians, co-workers and supervisors. Superior customer service and communication skills are vital to this role.

ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize. Ability to work with all departments and personnel levels. Ability to effectively care for patients and families of all age groups. Occasionally lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires full range of body motion enabling the incumbent to handle and lift patients.

COMPUTER OPERATIONS:

Must possess basic computer and math skills to perform data entry accurately and efficiently.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Requires a high school diploma or GED. Diploma from an accredited LPN program and current LA LPN license required.  1-2 years clinic experience preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to communicate clearly.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Travel to other LSUHN clinics is required.
 
POSTED: 11/10/2016


 

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