Licensed Practical Nurse - Bossier City - Shift 7am-7pm and 7pm-7am

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Company Name Arc of Acadiana
Location Bossier City, Louisiana
Date Posted October 5, 2017
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Job Title: LPN

 

Supervisor: RN I LPN Supervisor

P.O. Box 9610

New Iberia, LA 70562

I 337 367-6813

337 367-8301

 

www.arcofacadiana.org

 

 

Qualifications: Must possess the following: High School Diploma, Valid Driver's License. LPN must have

a license in the State of Louisiana and furnish the facility with renewed annual copy. LPN must be insurable.

 

Job Function: Administer and coordinate medication administration of all residents under the guidance of the

 

Consulting Physician and RN I LPN Supervisor and Director.

 

Job Duties:

 

1. Give in-service trainings on medical related matters (seizures, medical related incidents, T.B., Hepatitis B,

Universal precautions, etc., as necessary), training new staff: medication administration/vital signs, under

tion of consultant physician and RN consultant.

2. Review and update consultant, physician's orders quarterly.

3. Review and insure that MAR's are updated.

4. Monitor doctor's orders changes.

5. Administer all medications as per doctor's orders.

6. Completes LPN Orientation/Training

Overview of Nursing Policy and Procedures

Enteral Tube Feeding

Infection Control

Medication Administration Procedures

Resident Safety

Managing Infections

Skin and Wound ┬Ěcare

Emergency Medical Procedures

G-Tube/PEG Tub

Nursing Reports

 

7. Assists RN/LPN Supervisor with Nursing/Client Case management duties as directed by the RN/LPN

Supervisor.

8. Maintains adequate communication with pharmacy and pharmacy consultant. Receives delivery

from pharmacy at any time of day/night

9. Check temperatures in med refrigerators in med rooms

10. Maintain patient equipment

11. Completes a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual health check on all clients/patients in assigned

caseload.

12. Complete Nursing Assessments for all incidents and all residents.

13. Oversee bowel books.

14. Assists with physician and dental clinics as needed.

15. Documents daily findings in nurses notes.

16. Other duties as assigned by RN, LPN Supervisor and/or Director.

17. Maintain adequate stock of medical supplies.

18. Reorder on all medications and supplies as needed.

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