Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family, and referring agency
Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation
Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers
Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals as necessary
Participates in planning and implementing specialized procedures and duties assisting the RN. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques
Under the direction of the RN, assists in identifying the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, and team report
Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
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Graduate of an accredited school of Practical nursing
Current State License as a Licensed Practical Nurse
Current Driver’s License
Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination
Two years of experience as an LPN in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.