DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides direct patient care as defined in State’s Nurse Practice Act.
Implements plan of care initiated by the Registered Nurse.
Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.
Collects assessment data and performs observation to report to and collaborate with RN(s) and physician(s).
Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, and Dietician) to the Registered Nurse, Clinical Services Manager and/or Director of Clinical Services.
Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
Participates in personal and professional growth and development.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse.
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by the employee of this job. The employee may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Must have completed a requisite practical nursing program or be licensed in the state where the agency is located.
Have three years nursing experience preferred. Home Health and/or hospice experience preferred.
Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state.
Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and organization requirements and is in good working order.
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Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse Certified