Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)

First Community Cincinnati , OH 45202

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Our well established home health care company is in need of a LPN to join our dynamic team. Applicant must be compassionate and caring as well as possess excellent communication skills.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.
  • Implements the nursing care plan for each patient.
  • Provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned.
  • Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate.
  • Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and RN reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.
  • Teaches and counsels the patient and family/significant others regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home.
  • Evaluates with registered nurse the effectiveness of the LPN's nursing service to the patient and family under the guidance of the registered nurse.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of observations, treatments and care of patient.
  • Participates in medical record audit as assigned.
  • Attends staff meetings, patient care conferences and in-services as scheduled.
  • Takes on-call duty, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.

Is responsible for:

  • Submitting any changes in schedule to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Participating in patient care conferences to discuss the need for involvement of other members of the health team, such as physical therapist or speech language pathologist.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes.
  • Assists the physician and RN in performing specialized procedures.
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments.
  • Observes aseptic technique as required.
  • Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques

Salary: $17.00-$22.00 /hour

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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