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PRN Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: SouthStar Urgent Care
Location: Plaquemine
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing patient care services, determining medical conditions, and preparing patients for examination and treatment under the direction of the Provider. The ideal LPN candidate is energetic, flexible, has a positive attitude and above all else, has a passion for patient care!

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Prepare patients for examination, records vitals and history, and provides treatment as applicable
Assist in determining medical problems, initiates and maintains intravenous lines, administers fluids and medications as directed through provider orders
Collaborate with providers and other medical staff when examining or treating patients, giving injections, removing sutures, and applying splints and dressings
Authorize medication refills as per providers direction and provide prescription information to pharmacies
Prepare and administer injections, change dressings, and facilitate wound management under providers orders
Collect blood, tissue, and other laboratory specimens through routine in-house testing procedures, and analyze and prepare for testing, log results, and perform lab call-backs
Prepares exam/treatment rooms; select, setup, sterilize, and maintain medical supplies and equipment for procedures
Document basic patient care and procedures, utilizing appropriate forms and electronic medical records
Schedule patients for tests and follow-up appointments
Instructs patients and family regarding treatment and medication instructions
Collaborate, take direction, and initiate actions that will allow the assumption of cross-functional team actions to ensure seamless patient care
Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements and Qualifications:
High school graduate or equivalent is required. Education:
A minimum of one - three years of relevant experience is preferred. Experience:
Community Care Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Keywords: SouthStar Urgent Care, Baton Rouge , PRN Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Plaquemine, Louisiana

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