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Licensed Practical Nurse

Covington Trace ER & Hospital
3.3 out of 5
Mandeville, LA
Full-time, PRN

Location

Mandeville, LA

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Job Type: Full-Time & PRN

Full Time employees are eligible for benefits.

Covington Trace ER & Hospital, your local hometown hospital, offers expert ER care, shorter wait times, and an unwavering commitment to the well-being of its patients. When you walk through the doors, you are greeted in concierge style.

We seek a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) administers care consistent with the standard of care, including Administering medications by the LPN's scope of practice; providing personal hygiene assistance or total care; assistance with ADLs; transporting patients to various destinations throughout the facility for tests and treatments and admission; proactively managing room turnover, cleaning rooms between patients; assists with waiting room flow management; monitoring of vital signs; and initiating IV sites.

Qualifications required:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as an LPN.
  • Graduate of an accredited LPN Program.
  • LPN License under Compact License Agreement
  • Current BCLS, CPR, ACLS, and PALS or ENPC certification
  • Educational requirements appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of patients presenting to the emergency center, including neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients, including emergency procedures required to stabilize patients of all ages.
  • Validate clinical skills outlined in the orientation checklist and maintain annual clinical competency.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.

Essential Job functions and responsibilities:

  • Provide care and carry out a medicinal therapy regime.
  • Report and record vital sign assessment and measurement and collect specimens.
  • Observe the patient for any physical and emotional change and report observations.
  • Administering medication under the direct authority of an RN or physician.

Nonessential Job Functions:

  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor/department director.

Job Competencies:

  • Ability to Navigate/Utilize Electronic Medical Records.
  • Understand/Comply with Hospital Policy and Procedures.
  • Ability to collaborate with other professionals.
  • Ability to practice ethically.
  • Ability to provide people-centered care.

Physical Requirements:

  • Constant: Vision (close, distance, color, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust focus); Hearing; Speaking; Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; Walk; Sit; Balance; Repetitive motions; Using arm, leg and back muscles for extended periods.
  • Frequent: Bend, Squat, Twist, Push/Pull up to 20 pounds without assistance; up to 50 with assistance; Lift/Carry up to 20 pounds without assistance; up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Occasional: Climb, Kneel, Crouch, Distinguish Colors, Exposure to noise/high-pitched noise, Exposure to hazards, allergens, toxins/chemicals/detergents/radiation
  • Rarely: Exposure to potential electric shock; Work in a confined area
  • Other: Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, including gloves, gowns, goggles, and masks.
  • Potential exposure to infectious disease.
  • Potential for cuts and bruises.

Job Types: Full-time, PRN

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Weekly schedule:

  • 3x12
  • Monday to Friday

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Preferred)
  • LPN (Preferred)

Work Location: In person