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Licensed Practical Nurse Home Health PRN at PRIDE Health

Licensed Practical Nurse Home Health PRN

PRIDE Health Mansfield, LA Full-Time
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JOB SUMMARY:

A large national home care provider is seeking a full time Licensed Practical Nurse to provide skilled nursing care to clients in the home as delegated by, and under the supervision of, the Registered Nurse.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Current State License as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Preferably 1 year of experience in an acute care setting, or equivalent experience.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Sit, stand, bend, lift, and move intermittently. (Must be able to lift 80-100lbs).
  • Read, speak and write English in order to fulfill job functions in an understandable way.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in implementation of the Plan of Care to ensure quality and continuity of care.
  • Verify the Plan of Care prior to each visit and provide care according to delegation by the RN, physician’s orders, assessment data, and established standards and guidelines.
  • Communicate significant findings, problems and changes, in condition or environment to the RN Case Manager, the physician, clinical supervisor, and/or other personnel involved with patient care.
  • Assist the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Suggest revisions to the plan of care in response to identified patient care issues and notifies the RN Case Manager.
  • Remain available to the RN Case Manager during normal business office hours for advice, assistance, and instructions.
  • Document medication regimen and update medication profile according to established procedures.
  • Treat patients and caregivers in the highest and most effective manner to improve patient outcomes.
  • Ensure all nursing notes, and supply logs/visit logs are accurate and turned into office according to office policy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current status of requirements of third party payor, by identifying and reporting potential payment/coverage problems to appropriate supervisor.
  • Responsible for protecting patient and staff privacy and confidentiality at all times pursuant to the HIPAA Privacy  Final Rule.
  • Maintain availability by phone as directed by company policy.
  • Report to work and patient homes promptly as directed.
  • Handle the personal property of patients and their families with care.
  • Follow all infection control guidelines and standards per Agency policy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
 

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Licensed Practical Nurse
Nursing
Registered Nurse Certified
Instructions
Nursing Homes
Acute Care
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