LPN - Internal Medicine Clinic

Employer
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
Location
Commerce Park, LA
Posted
Jan 14, 2021
Closes
Jan 15, 2021
Ref
1910601356
Profession
Nurse
Specialty
Internal Medicine

Preparing for a Career Break

The Lake Physician Group Clinic LPN is a full time, 40 hours per week. The clinic is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Family Health LPN is responsible for providing patient care following established standards and practices. Assists physician, nurse, and staff with the daily coordination of patient care and patient access. Coordinates patient flow, schedules appointments, procedures, tests and referrals. May serve as a preceptor for clinical staff. Relies on guidelines to accomplish tasks. Relies on some experience and judgment to complete job. Works under general supervision. May lead and direct the work of others within scope of practice. Observes, records and reports (to physician) patient's condition and reaction to drugs and/or treatments. Instructs patient/family regarding diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and health/wellness issues. Performs selected nursing duties, including documenting patient history, vital signs, immunizations and allergies. Prepares, stocks and cleans exam room and maintains supplies and equipment for treatment.

Provides complex and basic nursing care measures to all age groups. Assists physician with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Responsible for appointment and referral scheduling, chart management, providing information and instructions to patients, and coordinating patient flow. Administers prescribed medications/treatments in accordance with nursing standards. May perform phlebotomy and EKG's and assist with flex sigmoidoscopies. Observes and adheres to all departmental and hospital policies and procedures, and follows all safety, quality assurance, and infection control standards.

Position Requirements

Education
Graduate of an accredited LPN school

Licensure
Current Louisiana License as LPN
Active American Heart Association BLS Certification

Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse, LVN, LN, LPN, Nurse, PN

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