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Shreveport, LA 71105

Posted: 11/27/2023 Industry: LPN OR Licensed Practical Nurse Job Number: 108 Pay Rate: $25 - $27/hr

Job Description

Job Duties:


  • Provide direct patient care, including administering medications, performing basic IV therapy, and assisting with procedures
  • Monitor and assess patient conditions, including vital signs, lab results, and symptoms
  • Implement infection control measures to prevent the spread of diseases and maintain a safe environment
  • Provide care and support for infants and neonates, including feeding, diapering, and monitoring vital signs
  • Assist with neonatal ventilator management and provide respiratory support as needed
  • Perform suturing and wound care as directed by healthcare providers in some facilities
  • Provide health coaching and education to patients and their families on various topics such as nutrition, exercise, and medication management
  • Assist with coding and documentation of patient encounters
  • Manage airways in emergency situations and provide immediate interventions as necessary
  • Collaborate with behavioral health professionals to provide comprehensive care for patients with mental health conditions in some facilities.
  • Administer medications and provide nutritional support through various routes such as oral, intravenous, or enteral


**Please note that this job description is not exhaustive and additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Valid LPN license in the state of practice
  • Knowledge of basic IV therapy techniques and infection control protocols
  • Familiarity with neonatal ventilators and respiratory support equipment is a plus
  • Proficiency in suturing techniques is desired
  • Strong communication skills to effectively educate patients on health-related topics
  • Ability to code patient encounters accurately for billing purposes
  • Experience in airway management and emergency interventions is highly desirable
  • Understanding of behavioral health principles and ability to work collaboratively with mental health professionals

Additional Information

Job Types: Per diem, Contract, Part-time, PRN, Full-time


Medical specialties:

  • Dialysis
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Primary Care
  • Urgent Care
  • Wound Care


Physical setting:

  • Acute care
  • Clinic
  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Outpatient
  • Rehabilitation center
  • School


Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Night shift


Supplemental schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Overtime


Weekly schedule:

  • Choose your own hours

Meet Your Recruiter

Patti Grace
Caregiving & Nurse Staffing Coordinator

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