Full-Time Per Unit Field Licensed Practical Nurse - Shawnee, OK - Home Health
Company: Mays Home Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Full-Time Per Unit Field Licensed Practical Nurse - Shawnee, OK
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Is currently licensed as a licensed
practical nurse or licensed vocational nurse in the State. 2.
Prefer one year nursing experience. Community/home health or
medical/surgical experience is preferred. 3. Demonstrates knowledge
of appropriate skills for communicating with individual ages of
those served. 4. Complies with accepted professional standards and
practice. 5. Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and
mental health. Has completed the agency pre-employment health
clearance. 6. Is self-directed with the ability to work with little
supervision; has good organizational skills. 7. Is flexible and
cooperative in fulfilling role obligation. 8. Must be a licensed
driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state
and/or Agency requirements and is in good working order. SUMMARY OF
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES The licensed practical/vocational nurse
furnishes services in accordance with agency policies, prepares
clinical and progress notes, assists the physician and registered
nurse in performing specialized procedures, prepares equipment and
materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required;
and assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care
techniques. (COP --484.30(b)) RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 1.
Provides safe home health services to patients/clients and
families/caregivers. 2. Implements plan of care initiated by the RN
Case Manager in collaboration with the physician. Assists the
registered nurse or physician in carrying out the plan of care. 3.
Develops, prepares, and maintains individualized patient/client
care documentation consistent with the plan of care. Submits
accurate documentation. 4. Assesses and provides patient/client and
family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis
and plan of care as established by the registered nurse.
Documentation addresses problems identified in the on going
assessment or provides documentation of rationale for not doing so.
Documentation reflects communication and condition of the patient.
5. Participates in coordination of home health services,
appropriately reporting the patient---s/client---s condition,
status, and need for additional disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST,
Dietitian) to the RN Case Manager and/or Branch Supervisor on an
ongoing basis. 6. Assists the patient/client and family/caregiver
in learning home nursing procedures, self-care techniques and other
care needs as appropriate to the patient---s/client's condition.
Provides medication, diet and other instructions as directed by the
registered nurse and ordered by the physician. 7. Uses equipment
and supplies effectively and efficiently. 8. Participates in
personal professional growth and development. Responsible for
keeping current in nursing trends and knowledge. Participates in
In-service programs. Participates in Quality Improvement program of
the agency. Can verbalize own responsibilities and activities. 9.
Participates in public relations and community activities that
promote the Agencies role as an effective member of the health care
delivery system. 10. Responsible for following all policies and
procedures of the Agency, regarding service delivery,
documentation, and care coordination. 11. Participates in on call
rotation as assigned by supervisor. Other aspects and demands of
the job not listed above: The above statements are intended to be a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities
performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be
requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in
this description. WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Community and home
environment. 2. Exposure to infectious diseases. 3. In and out of
automobile. 4. This position has been designated Class I Field
staff position (see Infection/Exposure Control Plan). Employees
performing Class I Field staff position duties may be involved in
potential exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially
infectious materials. All Class I Field staff position employees
will be offered Hepatitis B vaccination at no expense to the
employee. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Visual/hearing ability
sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communication. 2. Ability
to perform tasks involving physical activity, which may include
heavy lifting and extensive bending and standing. 3. Ability to
deal effectively with stress CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Must
meet the required continuing education hours for state
certification as a nurse in Texas as applicable. Agency personnel
are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as
may be requested and/or required by their immediate supervisor. In
addition, agency personnel are expected to accept personal
responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job
related skills and abilities. All agency personnel must attend
mandatory educational programs.
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