New Iberia, Louisiana
This LPN position is mainly responsible for desk duty with the Central Office Nursing Department. There will also be some contact with our clients. It is a full-time position and the shift is Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm.
Supervisor: RN /LPN Supervisor
Job Duties:Give in-service 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 the direction of consultant physician and RN consultations.
Review and update consultant, physicians orders quarterly.
Review and insure that MAR’s are updated
Monitor doctors’ orders changes
Administer all medications as per doctors’ orders.
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 Care
- Emergency Medical Procedures
- G-Tube/PEG Tub
- Nursing Reports
Maintains adequate communication with pharmacy and pharmacy consult. Receives delivery from pharmacy at any time of day/night.
Check temperatures in med refrigerators in med room
Maintain patient equipment
Completes a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual health check on all clients/patients in assigned caseload.
Complete Nursing assessments for all incidents and all residents.
Oversee bowel books
Assist with physicians and dental clinics as needed.
Documents daily findings in nurses notes
Other duties as assigned by RN, LPN Supervisor and/ or Director.
Maintain adequate stock of medical supplies.
Reorder on all medications and supplies as needed.
Must be a graduate of a practical nursing program from an accredited college.
Practical nursing license must be in good standing and current.
Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Minimum of one year medical surgical experience
Minimum one year experience in a medical office setting
Strong clerical abilities to include proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, PDF and Excel programs
Diverse knowledge of medications to include proper administration, dosage and ability to educate staff on side effects or adverse reactions
Ability to multi-task
Excellent communication and organizational skills