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Work Schedule/Shift

days

Job ID

5000519015806

Req. No

70041737

Job Title

LPN- Specialty Clinics

Region

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini

Category

Nursing & Nursing Support

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini-40100

Address

3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA  71301
US

Type

Full Time

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Under supervision, the incumbent of this position provides professional nursing care to clinic patients. Works collaboratively with the providers within the team setting to facilitate quality care for the patient.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Customer Focus -- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Decision Quality -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Collaborates -- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Nimble Learning -- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Demonstrates Self-Awareness -- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Goals -- Completes quarterly goals

Delivering the Mission -- Performs duties as defined in this job description and demonstrates mastery of role.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs general nursing care to patients. Administers treatments in accordance with
  • Nursing standards.

    2. Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids provider during treatment,

    Examination and testing of patients.

    3. Observes, records, and reports patients' condition and reaction to drugs or treatments

    to providers.

    4. Oversees appointment bookings and ensures preferences are given to patients in

    Emergency situations. Maintains timely flow of patients.

    5. Greets patients and obtains well-documented history and vitals. Prepares patients for

    Physical exam. Instructs patients in collection of samples and tests.

    6. May perform the following tasks in accordance with established procedures and as

    Prescribed by applicable licensure/certification:

    Obtain/record vital signs; perform initial assessment on patient; coordinate patient

    Transfer to hospital and/or discharge; give telephone orders; accept telephone test

    Results; perform telephone triage; call in provider approved prescription refills;

    Specimen collection including stool and urine midstream; catheterize patient;

    Indwelling catheter urine collection; obtain throat culture; pregnancy testing;

    Administer urine dip; obtain wound culture; perform snellen vision screening; eye

    injury management; administer optic/otic meds; assist with lumbar punctures; sputum collection; occult blood testing; assist with vaginal exam; teach crutch/cane walking;

    Teach use of walker; apply Velcro splint; assist with plaster splint; apply moist heat

    and/or cold packs; administer enema; remove fecal impaction; administer oxygen;

    Teach respiratory hygiene; administer chest physiotherapy; perform oral suction

    and/or infant suction bulb; wound care; apply sterile dressing; assist with

    Circumcision; perform umbilical care; apply colloidal dressing; open sterile tray; apply

    Topical medications; administer rectal and/or vaginal medications; give oral

    Medications; and, give sublingual medications to adults and/or pediatric patients.

    7. May perform the following tasks only if appropriate training has been obtained:

    Blood collection by lancet; pulse oximetry; incentive Spirometry; suture and/or staple

    Removal; ear irrigation; administer breathing treatment; give

    Allergy/insulin/immunization medications to adult and/or pediatric patients; give

    Intramuscular and/or subcutaneous injections to adult and/or pediatric patients; give

    Injections Z track to adult patients.

    8. May perform the following tasks after providing verification of completion of special

    Training Blood collection venipuncture; audiometry exam; titmus vision screening; EKG;

    Administer electrical stimulation; assist/process biopsies; draw blood from portocath;

    Assist endoscopy, start saline lock or IV fluids and monitor IV fluids.

    9. May administer IV push medications and/or add medications to IV only after completion

    of special training and only under direct supervision of licensed practitioner.

    10. May make arrangements for patient testing and admissions.

    11. May be required to have a working knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding and

    Managed care.

    12. Responds to incoming telephone calls and (per provider instructions) calls in refills and

    Prescriptions to pharmacy.

    13. Per provider and/or established protocol, instructs patients and/or family with regard to

    Medication and treatment and documents the same.

    14. Formulates and updates patient care plans. Orders, prepares, and inspects patient

    Charts. Posts tests and examination results. Reviews patient's tests and examination

    Results with provider; documents instructions and notifies patient.

    15. Maintains patient files, records and other information in a professional manner following

    Policies and procedures regarding documentation.

    16. Ensures preparation of exam rooms including re-stocking of treatment areas.

    17. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.

    18. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional licensure

    And affiliations.

    19. Follows the CHRISTUS Provider Network guidelines related to the Health Insurance

    Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized

    Disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).

    20. Maintains strict confidentiality.

    21. uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear,

    Positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.

    22. maintains established CHRISTUS Provider Network policies, procedures, objectives,

    Quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.

    23. Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS

    Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Provider Network's cultural

    Diversity objectives.

    24. Supports and adheres to CPN Service Guarantee.

    25. Performs other related work as required.  
    Requirements:
    • Must be able to prioritize workflow on a daily basis. Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken form with individuals of various education levels including physicians. Ability to interpret medical terminology and possess an understanding of human anatomy and physiology
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. English required, bilingual (English/Spanish: English/French) preferred
    • Current Louisiana LPN license.
    • Current BLS
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