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Company: NW LA War Veterans Home
Location: Bossier City
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Function of Work:To provide basic nursing care to patients/clients in accordance with the Professional Nurses Practice Act.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Possession of a license to practice practical nursing in Louisiana.Incumbent is responsible for the performance of the following functions on a unit where the residents have a high acuity level:25% Serves as lead worker over Practical Nurses of a lower level and the paraprofessional nursing staff.10% Implements selective aspects of the nursing care plan, i.e., comfort, hygiene, safety measures, nutrition, etc. under progressively more generalized supervision from a Registered Nurse.10% Observes residents for changes in physical, mental status or behavior and reports significant changes.10% Prepares and administers medication and treatments in accordance with policies and procedures.8% Transcribes physicians' orders and records medication and resident's condition in the medical record and other records.6% Receives and gives change of shift reports. Requests stock drugs, medications and supplies as assigned.6% Admits and discharges residents. Gathers information about resident's past and current physical and mental status.5% Obtains specimens for laboratory testing as assigned.5% Takes vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure.5% Assists physicians with routine examinations and treatments.5% Makes rounds of assigned area to take resident census and note condition in respect to cleanliness and sanitation.5% Applies dressings, ointments and other treatments as ordered and documents procedure. Initiates first aide and CPR as indicated.Performs other related duties as required.Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $28.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid sick time* Paid time off* Vision insurancePhysical setting:* Long term careStandard shift:* Day shift* Evening shift* Overnight shiftWeekly schedule:* Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASKLicense/Certification:* LPN LICENSE (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: NW LA War Veterans Home, Bossier City , LPN (DAY SHIFT) or (NIGHT SHIFT), Healthcare , Bossier City, Louisiana

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