LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

  • MD Clinics
  • Natchitoches, LA, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities (Duties include, but are not limited to the following) Responsible for mixing chemotherapy. Responsible for administering chemotherapy treatments to patients and ensuring their comfort during the chemo process. Works directly with the Master’s in Nursing to ensure accurate chemo calculations and patient information. Nurses administer chemotherapy, implement new methods of symptom treatment and monitors patients' progress. Oncology nurses must be prepared to work with patients who have been diagnosed with life-threatening conditions. The occupation requires emotional stability to help patients and their families work through the treatment process and cope with death if treatment fails. Administering non-chemo treatments Triaging patients Phlebotomy administration and execution Scheduling new patients Interviewing patients and recording their medical history Obtaining patient vital signs and escorting patients to their rooms Administering injections of medications Verifying that patient charts are updated promptly and accurately Observing and recording patients’ conditions and reactions to medications and treatments Job Type: Full-time Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour Experience: Oncology: 1 year (Preferred) Education: Associate (Required) Location: Natchitoches, LA 71457 (Required) License: LPN (Required) Working Days: Monday (Required) Tuesday (Required) Wednesday (Required) Thursday (Required) Friday (Required) Work Location: One location Benefits: Health insurance Dental insurance Vision insurance Retirement plan Paid time off Environment: Outpatient Completed license needed: Upon starting work EMR Used: Not listed / Other Uniform: Nurses wear own scrubs Shift Length: 8 hours This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is: Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hour shift Benefit Conditions: Waiting period may apply Only full-time employees eligible Work Remotely: No