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Company: Horizon Health Network
Location: Vandalia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing excellent professional care and service to homebound clients, following established professional standards of care, agency guidelines, policies, and procedures. MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Provides skilled nursing care required under the right to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Follows a plan of care that is congruous with the physician's orders through assessment of patient needs, condition, environment, and consultation with other health team members. Delivers professional and excellent patient care in the home. Maintains an ongoing responsibility for assigned caseload. Establishes and maintains communication with the case manager and Director of Nursing. Provides teaching and counsels both patients and family. Provides emotional support and motivation with friendliness, care and compassion. Schedules the workload for maximum efficiency. Rotates weekend, night, and holiday calls with staff to facilitate adequate coverage for all patients. Participates in the agency evaluation program. Abides by and promotes agency administrative policies and procedures. Maintains a continuing knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in formal education programs, conferences, workshops, and professional organizations. Participates in staff inservice programs and nursing meetings. Appropriately and accurately completes required agency records; maintains communication with the agency. Recognizes emergencies and reacts appropriately and accurately with emergency procedures; practices basic home safety. Practices Universal Precautions for infection control including, but not limited to, hand washing techniques. Other job-related duties as requested or required. MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED Usual and to be expected equipment and supplies; protective gloves, antibacterial hand sanitizers, Personal Protection Kit; CPR mouth shield. Other equipment and supplies as necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the position of Licensed Practical Nurse. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED Education and Experience Valid licensure in the State of Ohio for Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses and Certifications Valid licensure in the State of Ohio for Licensed Practical Nurse. Valid and current CPR certification

Keywords: Horizon Health Network, Dayton , LPN, Healthcare , Vandalia, Ohio

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