Home Health LPN / Full-time and PRN
Company: Southwest Florida Homecare
Location: North Port
Posted on: May 1, 2021
Job Title/Position: Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Reports
To: Clinical Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The Licensed
Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct
patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing
treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the
team to help meet positive patient care outcomes. ESSENTIAL JOB
FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provides direct patient care as
defined in the state Nurse Practice Act. 2. Implements plan of care
initiated by the registered nurse. 3. Provides accurate and timely
documentation consistent with the plan of care. 4. Assesses and
provides patient and family/caregiver education and information
pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care. 5. Assists the registered
nurse or physician in performing specialized procedures and duties,
which include preparing equipment and materials for treatments,
observing aseptic technique as required, and assisting the patient
in learning appropriate self-care techniques. 6. Participates in
coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the
identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST,
Dietician) to the registered nurse and/or Clinical Supervisor. 7.
Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently. 8.
Participates in personal and professional growth and development.
9. Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse. The
above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the
major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this
job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks
other than those stated in this description. POSITION
QUALIFICATIONS 1. Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or
vocational nursing program. 2. Has three (3) years nursing
experience. Community/home health or medical/surgical experience is
preferred. 3. Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse or
licensed vocational nurse in the state. 4. Complies with accepted
professional standards and practice. 5. Demonstrates good verbal
and written communication, and organization skills. 6. Possesses
and maintains CPR certification. 7. Must be a licensed driver with
an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or
organization requirements and is in good working order.
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