LPN- Home Health- PRN

LHC Group, Inc. Belpre, OH

As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs.

Your specific duties for this role will include:

Provide professional nursing services under the direction of a RN in compliance with the state's Nurse Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirement, applicable healthcare standards, governmental laws and regulations, and company policies and procedures.

Utilizing a holistic approach, provide skilled nursing interventions according to the Plan of Care in the treatment of the patient/clients illness, rehabilitative needs and preventative care. Apply knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice to facilitate problem resolution and achieve individualized patient goals and outcomes.

Consult with the RN Supervisor regarding needed changes in the Plan of Treatment. Accept verbal orders from physician where permitted by state law/regulations/Nurse Practice Act and communicate these orders to the RN Supervisor.

Utilize a systematic, individualized goal/outcome driven approach in implementing the nursing plan of care.

Maintain contact with patients, physicians, clinical manager(s), and other members of the healthcare team in a timely manner regarding patient/family needs and status changes. Participate in care coordination activities/ case conferences and discharge planning.

Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct by delivering care in a manner that protects and preserves the patients dignity, rights, values, beliefs, privacy and autonomy

Complete a clinical note for each visit within required timeframes, capturing physical assessment, home environment, medication changes and any skilled interventions provided during the course of the visit as well as any care coordination with health care team. This note will be incorporated into the patient's record

Participate in all required inservices programs

Participates in educational offerings and clinical experiences offered by LHC to maintain current knowledge, skills, abilities and judgment in clinical practice

Adhering to and supports the agency's care management model

Participating in Quality Improvement activities

As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs.

Required Skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Team player who will always step in to offer support

Enthusiasm, drive and reliability

Responsive and proactive approach to problem solving

Upbeat and positive personality

Commitment to providing the highest quality of care

Ability to interact with patients and their families in an empathetic and professional manner

Current state LPN license in good standing

Ability to successfully complete required background check and drug screening

Current driver's license, auto insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle

CPR certification

Required Experience

1 year nursing experience, home care experience preferred

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