Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)
Company: LHC Group
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Company Overview The Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed
Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing patient care to
patients in the hospital, for ages 18 through geriatrics. The LPN
maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Possesses good
communication skills, both verbally and written. Is responsible for
adhering to all LPN Nursing Practice Standards as they apply to
patient care. This is a Full Time night shift position Sign on
bonus Multiple benefit package options Pay increases for shift
commitments PTO and holiday Tuition reimbursement 401K with match
and stock options 2020 National Awards! Best Company for Women Best
Company Culture Best Company Outlook Best Operations Team CHRISTUS
Dubuis Hospital of Beaumont, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred
post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families
nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute
care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality,
cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health
at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have
partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the
home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group,
because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about
helping people. Essential Functions Maintains accountability for
nursing practice and delivery of quality patient care through
collaboration with the DON, therapists and other nursing staff.
Assists in the implementation of changes necessary for the
departments involved to maintain and improve quality patient care.
Collaborates with the DON and staff nurses in the development and
implementation of Performance Improvement measures. Performs
hands-on nursing care by utilizing the nursing process to achieve
quality outcomes for the patients. Educates patients and families
upon admission and at least weekly through documentation on IDTR
and through established goals during PTC/POC. Administers
medication according to hospital policy and procedures within the
designated time frames. Assists with collection of patient history
on Nursing Assessments within specified time frame on patients as
indicated. Obtains RN signature on all assessments. Documents
nursing interventions, changes in the patient's condition,
physician visits, etc on the Nurses Daily flow sheet, according to
hospital policy and procedure. Identifies changes to patients'
condition, including tests and lab results, vital signs, physical
findings, etc. and reports to Charge Nurse as indicated.
Demonstrates an ability to perform duties in a manner consistent
with the Patient's Bill of Rights. Demonstrates an ability to take
direction as indicated from the Charge Nurse in regard to patient
care issues. Performs patient treatments in accordance with
physician orders in a timely manner Assists with other duties as
indicated. Demonstrates competency in the following skills: Ability
to check the flow rate of a central line. Able to regulate central
line flow rate. Able to change a central line site dressing. Able
to change central line tubing. Able to flush central line. Able to
hang replacement fluids for central line. Possesses knowledge of
ventilator settings/parameters and telemetry/cardiac monitoring.
Education & Experience Formal Education: Associate Degree or
certification equivalent Experience: Less than 6 months License,
Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes Education
Requirements Licensed Practical Nurse from an accredited school of
nursing. License Requirements IV certification. CPR Certification.
Current Licensed Practical Nurse license in the state of practice.
Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.
Keywords: LHC Group, Beaumont , Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn), Healthcare , Beaumont, Texas
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