|Title||LPN – Orthopedic Clinic Full-time|
POSITION: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
DEPARTMENT: ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT
JOB SUMMARY: Continuously responsible for providing professional nursing service (according to qualifications and training) and non- professional services as directed. Directly responsible for performing patient care functions according to established standards, policies and procedures.
Responsible to: Director of Nurses
Positions Directly Supervised: None
Regular Contact with: All Hospital departments, Physicians, and the public
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Education and Training: Graduate of a course for LPN. 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.
OSHA EXPOSURE CATEGORY: A Has exposure to blood borne pathogens.