Job: LPN- Full Time Tensas Clinics

Title LPN- Full Time Tensas Clinics
Date Posted 2019-12-03
Location Tensas Clinics
Job Information

Who ever is chosen for this position will float between our Newellton Rural Health Clinic and our St. Joe Rural Health Clinic.

Job Duties:

  1. Complies with established policies and procedures.
  2. Follows MD and Nurse Practitioner orders.
  3. Takes and records vital signs, assessments and height/weight as appropriate.
  4. Records medications/treatment on charts using proper procedure.
  5. Monitors supply usage and notifies appropriate departments to replenish stock as necessary.
  6. Performs venipuncture without difficulty.
  7. Prepares specimens for courier according to procedure.
  8. Places and returns calls to physicians, pharmacies, home health, etc.
  9. Assist patient in and out of clinic as needed.
  10. Adheres to all clinic infection control, hazardous waste and pharmacy protocols.
  11. Participates in Performance Improvement on monthly basis.
  12. Maintains equipment.
  13. Knowledgeable in use of defibrillators, holter monitors, etc.
  14. Performs and Documents Quality Controls on daily basis.
  15. Displays on overall positive attitude.
  16. Maintains confidentiality to patients, families and fellow employees.
  17. Maintains a neat and orderly work area.
  18. Exhibits a professional, neat and clean appearance.
  19. Utilizes slack time creatively to complete non-routine tasks.  Sees things to be done and does with direction.
  20. Diabetic Foot Care
  21. Performs other duties as assigned.



Education and Training:      Graduate of a course for LPN.  IV Therapy course desirable.  Must be licensed in the state of Louisiana.  CPR certified.

Work Experience:   No experience necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Must be capable of adapting to a changing environment.  Must be able to work independently as well as function as a team member.  Must be able to handle a high stress environment.  Must show good reasoning ability.  Demonstrates good judgment.

Physical Requirements:  Physical demanding requires lifting and transferring patients and equipment. Must be able to withstand 8-12 hours or more of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and sitting.  Manual dexterity, good eye-    hand coordination and adequate vision required in daily work.  Must be able to hear well enough to assess blood pressure and communicate with patients.  Must  be able to handle a fast paced environment.

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