Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)

Pyramid Home Health Services Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Home Health // PPV

LPN's, are you looking for a great career opportunity? You wont find a better place to continue your vocation than in home health care with Pyramid Home Health Services. Not only will you go home each night knowing you have made a difference, youll enjoy competitive compensation, a flexible schedule and opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay Per Visit rates

  • Flexible Scheduling options

  • Independent Work Environment

  • Direct Deposit

Job Responsibilities

As a Home Health LPN you will administer skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing service in their home.

  • Making initial visits, processing orders, notifying physician of patient needs and changes in condition

  • Determining the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient

  • Observing signs and symptoms and reporting to the physician and to other agency staff reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the patients physical or emotional condition or needs

  • Referring Physical Therapist, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and Medical Social Worker, to patients requiring these specialized skills

  • Following and implementing the agencys policies and procedures

  • Preparing clinical records, care plans, progress notes and summaries of care conferences on patients in a timely manner as per agency policy

Job Requirements

We are looking for a highly organized LPN with a natural ability to positively motivate others. Strong nursing skills, excellent communication skills, and good planning skills are essential.

  • Registered Licensed Practical Nurse with a valid licensed to practice in the state of Missouri.

  • Good working knowledge of Medicare home health care benefits, policies & procedures, preferred

  • Firm foundation of basic nursing skills with one year medical surgical experience preferred.

  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment

  • A vehicle with current insurance coverage and a valid state drivers license is required.

  • Ability to read 12 point type or larger and lift 25 pounds and be able to stoop, bend, lift, turn, & transfer patients.

  • Home Health experience is preferred.

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