Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Endoscopy Scheduler- Baton Rouge- Full-time
Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: September 14, 2020
We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942,
but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal,
lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned,
every record broken and every patient helped is because of the
dedicated employees who fill our hallways.
At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support
those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come
make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future
today!This job, under general supervision, schedules patients for
ordered procedures according to guidelines set forth by the
department and within the framework of the nurse practice acts.
Uses the nursing process in the delivery of patient care such as
assessments, planning, and evaluations.Education
Required - Graduate of approved training school
Required - None.
Required - Current LPN License in the state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
- Knowledge of age specific community resources as well as
assess/interpret age specific data
- Involves the patient and/or family into the scheduling practice
to provide individualized care and positive patient outcomes.
- Collaborates with physicians and their associated office
personnel integrating appropriate reference materials.
- Involves patient and/or caregivers into the scheduling practice
to provide individualized care and positive patient outcomes.
- Delegates and assigns appropriate nursing interventions to
unlicensed team members within their scope of practice.
- Exhibits competence in the safe/effective administration of
medications and prescribed therapies utilizing appropriate
- Exhibits appropriate judgment in scheduling practices, response
to treatment, and communication with team members.
- Participates in the development and implementation of
individualized orders and testing modalities related to the ordered
- Trains personnel, effectively utilize manpower resources, and
accommodates fluctuating variables on the unit.
- Maintains annual regulatory/clinical requirements and
documentation per policy.
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the
general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive
list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other
duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds
of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or
condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical
demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even
though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job
should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or
standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting
most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg
controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production
rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of
materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.
NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production
rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is
physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force
exerted is negligible.
Mechanical lifting devices (e.g., carts, dollies, etc.) or team
lifts should be utilized.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands,
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend,
holiday, on call availability)
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational
risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.
Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!
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