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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Location: Metairie
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description:SUMMARYThe LSU Healthcare Network is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education. You can be a part of a progressive healthcare team making a meaningful difference in the care of patients. The LSU Healthcare Network is made up of over 175 healthcare providers - from primary care to specialty care - at several multi-specialty care locations in and around the Greater New Orleans area.Business Hours: Monday through Friday**No nights, weekends or major holidays**We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • 15 PTO Days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match
  • Health Insurance
  • Tuition ReimbursementINTRODUCTIONWe are looking for a dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team and provide excellent care to our patients. As a LPN, you will be part of a team of healthcare professionals that is committed to delivering the highest quality of care to our patients. Your primary role is to provide basic nursing care and assist with patient care activities. As a LPN, you will be responsible for monitoring patient vitals, administering medications, providing treatments, and helping with patient education. You must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with a desire to serve our patients and their families with the utmost respect and compassion.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Assess patient health issues and provide appropriate care and advice
    • Monitor and record patient vital signs and medical information
    • Administer medications, wound care, and other treatments as prescribed by physicians
    • Assist physicians with examinations and procedures
    • Collect patient health histories
    • Educate patients and families about health maintenance and disease prevention
    • Maintain patient confidentiality
    • Ensure patient safety and comfort
    • Provide emotional support to patients and families
    • Monitor and order medical supplies and medications
    • Participate in team meetings and training sessionsRequirements:EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Successful completion of an accredited LPN Program
      • 1-2 Years Hospital or Clinic Experience Preferred CORE COMPETENCIES
        • Demonstrate compassionate care and a positive attitude
        • Possess effective communication and interpersonal skills
        • Ability to administer medications and treatments
        • Maintain accurate patient records
        • Ability to multitask and prioritize
        • Ability to work with a variety of patients
        • Ability to work independently and within a team
        • Knowledge of medical terminology
        • Ability to follow safety protocols and infection control procedures
        • Knowledge of therapeutic techniques
        • Knowledge of anatomy and physiologyCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
          • Current LA LPN license required
          • Current CPR Certification required.PI8963f50f5ee7-31181-33973417

Keywords: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Metairie , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Metairie, Louisiana

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