LPN (Extended Care)-Full-Time, Part-Time, and PRN

Employer
Trinity Home Health Care
Location
Minden, LA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 26, 2017
Closes
Oct 01, 2017
Ref
3c391cef1
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Trinity Home Health Care is committed to a Servants Heart. Because of our strong convictions of serving our patients, Trinity Home Health Care feels a higher sense of purpose when entering their home, their lives and their heart. If you have this same compassion, you may be right for our team.

We are currently accepting LPN resumes for Full-Time, Part-Time, and PRN positions in our coverage areas.

We offer work/life balance, flexible schedules, benefits, and paid time off.

Job Summary: The Field LPN will provide services in accordance with home health agency policies, prepares clinical and progress notes, assist the physician and/or registered nurse in performing specialized procedures, prepares equipment and materials for treatments, observing aseptic technique as required, and assists the patient in learning appropriate selfcare techniques.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers direct patient services under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with the laws governing the practice of practical nursing

  • Assists the Registered Nurse or physician in performing specialized duties

  • Observes and reports the patients response to treatment and any changes in the patients condition to the physician and the supervising RN

  • Writes all telephone or verbal orders received immediately and turns these in promptly for countersignature by a designated RN.

  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted by the laws governing the practice of practical nursing and as ordered by the patients physician

  • Performs wound care as ordered in accordance with the plan of treatment

  • Assists with feeding, ambulation and personal care if assigned to do so

  • Teaches the family or patient procedures under the direction of a registered nurse

  • Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques

  • Performs venipunctures as ordered once competency has been evaluated and documented

  • Completes a skilled nursing note as services are performed and submits these for incorporation into the clinical record within 24-48 hours unless

  • Follows the established policies and procedures of the home health agency

  • Participates in inservice education as required

  • All other duties assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain a good rapport with patients, families and visitors

  • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations

  • Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety

  • Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information

  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations

  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word

  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace

  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice,

  • Skill in recognizing and identifying symptoms and reactions

Qualifications:

  • Valid Louisiana LPN license

  • One year of related experience required, two years of related experience preferred

Travel:

  • Local travel is required daily for this position

  • Overnight travel may occasionally be required

Job Relationships:

  • Works under the direct supervision of the Case Manager and Assistant Director of Nursing and under the general supervision of the Director of Nursing

Physical Demands:

  • Employee frequently lifts or move objects or patients weighing up to 75 pounds

  • Must be able to walk, sit, stand, lift, bend and reach with hands and arms

  • (Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities)

Company Description

At Trinity Home Health Care, we have a heart to serve our patients, their families, and our community which has resulted in us being voted the Best Home Health Care in SB Magazine. We are looking to add more outstanding employees to our United team in our Marketer position.

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