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Licensed Practical Nurse (HomeHealth) - VNA

Responsibilities:

  • Provides instruction to patients/family as established by the RN and outlined in the plan of care to promote independent functioning and health promotion.
  • Supports patient through physical and emotional changes.
  • Advocates for the wellbeing and wishes of the patient to the RN.
  • Follows the organization s policy regarding the confidential treatment of patient, employee, and proprietary information (including HIPPA).
  • Complies with safety policies and procedures at all times for patients, families and coworkers, and informs the Manager of any unsafe conditions.
  • Includes the patient s and family s safety as a concern when executing the plan of care.
  • Follows basic infection control procedures and uses standard precautions.
  • Updates RN and other team members regarding patient s condition/status so as to facilitate excellent, comprehensive care and positive patient outcomes.
  • Regularly attends and participates in team and patient care conferences.
  • Handles all problems and concerns with the highest level of professionalism, tact and respect.
  • Discuss appropriate customer responses with the Manager to ensure a proactive approach to working with our clients concerns.
  • Acts as a liaison to resolve all customer concerns and/or problems between the organization and clients.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of PA.
  • A minimum of six (6) months of experience as a LPN.
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a clinical setting in a related clinical position (i. e. Nurse Aide, Medical Assistant or Respiratory Technician).
  • Must have dependable transportation with a valid driver s license. Independently visit patients in their homes.
  • Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Word and Excel required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) year acute care clinical experience.
  • Prior home health care, hospice or related experience.


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