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LPN Unit Assistant - Pediatrics (req num: 9872)

LPN Unit Assistant - Pediatrics (req num: 9872) Pediatric Unit STPH Covington, LA
- Full-time
- Day shift
Summary of the Job:
The LPN position is responsible for the coordination of clinical activities of a group of assigned patients. Activities include, but are not limited to, use of the nursing process in the utilization of skills in organization, planning, implementing, evaluating, and providing care as it relates to the specific needs of the patient. The LPN works within the framework of the State LPN Practice Act and complies with hospital and nursing standards in the performance of job duties and responsibilities. The LPN will support the goals and objectives of the department and of the hospital.

Minimum Qualifications: Current LA LPN Licensure and BLS through the American Heart Association required. IV Therapy Certification required. Additional certification requirements vary by department. Demonstrated communication, time management and organizational skills required. Must have typing and computer skills, knowledge of medical terminology, and be able to perform detail oriented tasks. Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearing
Occasionally (1%-33%) - climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), stooping, crouching

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.

Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email : jrandazzo@stph.org
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA