BrightStar Care
Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN
BrightStar Care | Springfield , OH | Posted: 4/15/2014
JOB DESCRIPTION


Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN



LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE JOB SUMMARY

The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct skilled client 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 client care outcomes.

 

LPN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement plan of care and treatment initiated by the registered nurse.  
  • Participate in health/therapeutic counseling, teaching and emotional support to the client and family/caregivers.
  • Assist the registered nurse with client discharge or transfer.
  • Assess and provide client and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis.
  • Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (i.e., PT, O, ST, Dietician) to the Director of Nursing or registered nurse supervisor.
  • Perform wound care.
  • Identify and participate in performance improvement activities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS


Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN


 

LPN EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

  • Graduated from a National League of Nursing accredited practical or vocational school of nursing.
  • Unencumbered license as a Practical or Vocational Nurse in the state that care is delivered.
  • 1 year of nursing experience required; three years nursing experience preferred.  Community, home health or medical/surgical experience preferred.
  • Certified in CPR.
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with the organizations requirements.
  • Negative TB test or chest x-ray.
  • Trach & Vent experience a plus

 



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JOB SNAPSHOT

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-Time
Base Pay: $31,200 - $37,440 /Year
Other Pay: incentive programs
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Education: Not Specified
Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others: No
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Job ID: Not Available
COMPANY OVERVIEW
BrightStar Care

We know why you became a care professional. You wanted to make a difference in peoples’ lives, and you wanted a career that offered more. At BrightStar Care, we become part of our clients’ lives. We provide the highest quality care to people when they are most vulnerable and need our help. That’s why our people are our greatest asset. Every BrightStar employee is here because, to them, caring is more than just a job – it’s a way of life.

For each employee, from RNs and CNAs to LPNs, home health aides, caregivers and other care professionals, we are dedicated to providing opportunity for more – more flexibility, more security, more success. If you're looking for more out of your career, your journey begins here in BrightStar’s Career Center. Healthcare is not simply a career, it’s a calling. We’ll be here when you’re ready to answer it.

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