LPN Supervisor- COVID Community Testing (BR Region)- Full Time
Ochsner Health System
 Baton Rouge, LA

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This job oversees LPNs and other unlicensed assistive personnel in the performance of nursing care of assigned patients. This job maintains a positive work relationship with the health care team, provides patient care, and service with individuals of all assigned age groups. This job performs Human Resource activities and operates within budget targets.

Education

Required - Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing

Work Experience

Required - 3 years LPN experience including ambulatory care experience. One year of management experience in any field

Certifications

Required - Current LPN License in the state of practice

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Preferred- IV Certification

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process

Job Duties

  • Coordinates clinical operations and supervises trains and develops department staff to ensuring quality assurance.
  • Performs performance evaluations for LPN's and other clinical/clerical staff as directed by the department manager.
  • Coordinates provider call schedule and provider staff clinic schedules and assignments.
  • Safely administers medication and prescribed therapies utilizing National Patient Safety Guidelines.
  • Provides safe, effective nursing care to ensure an effective patient visit.
  • Answers patients' questions, resolves issues and escalates concerns as needed.
  • Completes appropriate medical/legal documentation.
  • Adapts to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Must be able to move and transport objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.

Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.

Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).

Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

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