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LPN - Emergency Department

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN --- EmergencyDepartment - Full Time Nights--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: 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 governing LPN---s.
  • Assistingthe Emergency Department Physician and staff physicians to provide optimalpatient care.
  • Assistin the development of the patient---s 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 pediatriccart.--
  • 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:
    • Currentlylicensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana
    • Atleast one year of general nursing experience preferred
    • Completionof CPR for Healthcare Providers within 30 days of hire
    • Completionof ACLS and PALS within 6 months of employment and aspirations toward TNCC,ENPC, and CEN--Be a part of an organization thatinvests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualifiedcandidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews.Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!------We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at ourcompany. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationalorigin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, ordisability status.

      Company Description:

      HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine. We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but everywhere. We---re committed to improving more lives in more ways, and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

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