Performs the functions of a Licensed Practical Nurse in reassessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for the Patient Care Unit of patients for an assigned shift, in collaboration with the RN. Is responsible for adhering to all Standards of Nursing Practice, as they apply for managing supplies and equipment under the direction of a Charge NurseProvides nursing care to assigned patients under the supervision of a licensed professional.
- A. Education/Skills
- Must be able to prioritize workflow on a daily basis. Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken form with individuals of various education levels including physicians. Ability to interpret medical terminology and possess an understanding of human anatomy and physiology
- B. Experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. English required, bilingual (English/Spanish; English/French) preferred
- C. Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
- Current Louisiana LPN License
- Current BLS