Licensed Practical Nurse

LHC Group Canton , OH 44718

Posted 5 months ago

Overview

The Home Care Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN) is responsible for: (1) providing direct nursing care as prescribed by the physician to acutely ill, and/or chronically ill patients in their homes; (2) recording clinical and progress notes; and (3) coordinating other patient care activities/services to provide the highest quality of patient care in the geographic service area to which she/he is assigned. She/he works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or designated supervisor. Nursing activities are limited to these in compliance with the State LPN/LVN Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements and agency policies and procedures.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details

The Home Care Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN) is responsible for: (1) providing direct nursing care as prescribed by the physician to acutely ill, and/or chronically ill patients in their homes; (2) recording clinical and progress notes; and (3) coordinating other patient care activities/services to provide the highest quality of patient care in the geographic service area to which she/he is assigned. She/he works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or designated supervisor. Nursing activities are limited to these in compliance with the State LPN/LVN Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements and agency policies and procedures.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Qualifications Experience: 1 year License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes Education Requirements

  • Must meet educational/experience requirements outlined in the laws of licensure states.

Experience Requirements

  • A minimum of one year of acute care experience required; previous home care experience preferred.

License Requirements

  • Must have current LPN licensure in state of practice.

  • Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

  • Current CPR certification required.

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to relate to and treat acutely ill/chronically ill patients/families and their particular problems.

  • Must possess strong, patient management, and documentation skills.

  • Must possess the disposition and personality to work harmoniously with a wide variety of people and all levels of staff, and interact professionally as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Must possess a strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.

  • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patient needs.

  • Absolute integrity and the use of good judgment to handle the professional and confidential nature of assignments.

  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs.

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