Oct 28, 2020

LPN - Flu and Health Fairs - PRN As Needed : 5 Events or More a Month - New Orleans Region

  • Ochsner Health
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
Part time

Job Description

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 assumes responsibility for the delivery of health promotion activities including screenings and flu shots at Corporate Wellness events for the promotion of Ochsner Health System, its facilities and physician staff to both corporate clients and the community. Provides care within the framework of the Licensed Practical Nurse Act. Demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability for own practice and supports the department’s philosophy of nursing. Demonstrates actions consistent with Ochsner Health’s Service Principles as duties are performed.

MINIMUM requirement to work 5 days a month, with one weekend a quarter if needed.

Most shifts are Mon-Fri, early morning to mid-day, and some days start as early as 5AM. Most shifts are 3-4 hours, but can be up to 12 hours long.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.

Education

Required - Completion of an accredited LPN program

Work Experience
Preferred - Plebotomy Experience


Certifications

Required - Current LPN License in the state of practice.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 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, various software packages specific to role and keyboard
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills

    Job Duties

    • Conducts health promotion activities including screenings & flu shots at all Corporate Wellness events for the promotion of Ochsner Health System, its facilities and physician staff to both corporate clients and the community.
    • Maintains knowledge of the proper usage of equipment used at health fairs and screening events.
    • Maintains all necessary documentation required by Corporate Wellness and Ochsner Health System.
    • Demonstrates responsibility for professional development and maintaining required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials.
    • Represents Corporate Wellness and Ochsner Health System in a positive and professional manner at all health fairs and screening events.
    • Travel within and throughout the New Orleans Region is Necessary

    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.

    This employer maintains and complies with its 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 compliance-related concerns.

    The employer 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 essential functions.

    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

    Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

    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 communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

    Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.