Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Days

Job ID

5000344867406

Req. No

70025603

Job Title

LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse - Wound Care - PRN

Region

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini

Category

Registered Nurse (RN)

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini-40100

Address

3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA  71301
US

Type

PRN

Apply Now LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse - Wound Care - PRN Job in Alexandria

The Wound Care LPN is responsible for all assigned nursing care activities to include but not limited to wound care for patients of all ages and other clinical activities associated with providing safe patient care. The LPN is responsible for following all WHC policies and procedures, care protocols and Diversified Clinical Services Practice Guidelines, as directed by a Registered Nurse, or Physician. The LPN will be responsible for assisting with patient and wound care data conferences, and continuing education is required as determined by the Program Director.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum two years experience as LPN/LVN.

Minimum one year experience in acute care setting.

Wound care experience preferred.

Knowledge:

amiliarity with PC's and computerized nursing systems and tools, or demonstrated ability to learn.

Basic knowledge of regulatory / accrediting requirements for healthcare organizations.

Skills

Strong interpersonal skills to interact positively and effectively with patients, visitors, staff, and physicians.

Good time management skills.

Demonstrated ability in assessment and critical thinking.

Abilities

Ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.

Accuracy in reporting and documenting information.

Professional accountability.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Maintains BLS credentialing and all unit competencies.

Completes Diversified Basic Wound Care Course within six (6) months of employment.

Ability to interact with and maintain a respectful, positive and friendly manner with supervisors, co-workers and internal and external customers to include being flexible with work schedules and requests; keeping commitments; keepings others informed of work progress, timetables and issues; addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical business solutions; remaining calm and courteous and exercising self control when sharing information and when interacting with angry individuals; accepting criticism without over-reacting or getting angry or sullen; and being open to and sharing ideas as needed to handle complaint situations, explain policies and procedures; addressing others by name, title or other respectful identifier, and respecting the diversity of our workforce in actions, words and deeds

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