LPN Float - UHC Flex Staff - Full Time (Job ID: 6366)
Employment Status: FT
LPN Floater will be responsible for floating from unit to unit as needed through-out the day and/or work week in an effort to fill needs on the floors and fulfill fulltime hour requirements. This will ensure there is always an LPN available to fill gaps as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The LPN will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop, and implementa patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan.Thepatient and his/her family will be included in patient care planning and setting of discharge objectives.The LPN implements nursing care through such services as case management, healthinstructions, health counseling, providing care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being, andexecuting health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentists, or other authorized
prescribes, performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of an individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs and establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goals to meet the identified health care needs, plans nursing care measures, documents all of the above appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration and setting priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified nursing personnel in accordance with State Board of
Nursing criteria. The LPN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient's care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions.
The LPN will provide individualized health education to the patient and family members
from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods necessary, uses appropriate resources to meet the educational goals, prepares patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness and communicates effectively with all age groups which pertains to the patient population served. The LPN will demonstrate competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers medications per standards, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to the age-specific needs.
Current licensure as a LPN in the State of Louisiana required.
CPR certification to be obtained with 30 days of hire.
Falls Prevention, OSHA, and Restraints training to be obtained within 30 days of hire.