RN / Wound Care / Louisiana / Permanent / LPN - Emergency Department Job
Posted on: February 13, 2020
Description SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)
Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN EmergencyDepartment Do you have a
passion for healthcareand helping others? Do you enjoy working in a
fast-paced, patient-centeredenvironment? Jump-start your career in
our Emergency Department at RapidesRegional Medical Center. Submit
your application today! Our nursing teams are a committed,caring
group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive
patientinteractions. If you are dedicated to caring for the
well-being of others, thiscould be your next opportunity. We want
your knowledge and expertise! Benefits:
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitivesalary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in ourteam and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k,PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition
reimbursement,employee discount program, employee stock purchase
program and student loanrepayment. We would love to talk to you
about this fantastic opportunity. About Us:Rapides Regional Medical
Center isan award-winning 350+ bed hospital and trauma center in
Alexandria, Louisianathat offers a wide array of services ranging
from Cancer Care to Wound Care,and our medical staff includes
doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we
believe thatwell-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and
patient satisfaction. Byjoining our team you contribute to the
positive culture of the hospital, whichdirectly impacts the
well-being of your patients, their families, yourcolleagues, and
your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learnfirsthand
what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction,
serviceexcellence and professional expertise can do for your career
Thinking of relocating to peacefulAlexandria, La? Check out all
there is to do: TheLicensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in theEmergency
Department should obtain abroad spectrum of nursing skills and
should be able to handle the stresses of acrisis situation and
still display a tolerant, calm appearance and professionalattitude.
He/she must work effectively with fellow employees from all units.
They must coordinate with ancillarydepartments for the provision of
treatment and care of emergency departmentpatients and the orderly
transfer of patients. He/she should also be able todelegate
authority and accept responsibility for own actions and the actions
ofthose under their supervision. They must fulfill the standard of
professionalethics and demonstrate exceptional customer service
skills. What you will do inthis role:
- Allaspects of patient care within the scope of practice
- Assistingthe Emergency Department Physician and staff
physicians to provide optimalpatient care.
- Assistin the development of the patients plan of care through
identification andcommunication of the patients needs to the RN.
Collects subjective and objective data including pertinent past
medicalhistory and present meds.
- Abilityto coordinate with ancillary departments for the
provision of treatment andcare of emergency department patients and
the orderly transfer or discharge ofthese patients.
- Attendsall scheduled department meetings. Ifthe employee is
unable to attend the meeting, she / he should notify theEmergency
Department Director unless the staff member is scheduled to work
ashift in the ED during the meeting or she / he is ill.
- Attendsspecial continuing education workshops, in-service
education offerings, andmaintains nursing skills through annual
review of ED procedures.
- Doesassigned room and equipment checks per shift.
- Toreview and know the proper use of all equipment used in the
EmergencyDepartment. The LPN is responsible forfamiliarizing
himself / herself with the crash carts, cast cart, and the
- Thenurse is responsible for keeping abreast of all new
technology, equipment, andmedications used in patient care.
- Providesand explains discharge instructions and identifies
hospital and communityresources to help meet physical,
psycho-social, and nutritional needs.
- Activeparticipant in PI/CQI projects within the ED and in
conjunction with otherdepartments as appropriate.Qualifications
What qualificationsyou will need:
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