Licensed Practical Nurse PRN

Caris Healthcare Lenoir City , TN 37772

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

The Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing quality patient care and performing technical skilled care in the patient's home. This position assists home health aides in fulfilling their responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Provides technical care to patients, receives assignments and reports, provides prescribed medication under supervision of RN

  • Observes, records and reports all observations of the patient's mental and physical care provided.

  • Performs special procedures / treatments for which they have been instructed and supervised by an RN.

  • Notifies the Patient Care Coordinator and/or physician immediately of any changes in patient's condition; documents changes in the clinical record.

  • Meets periodically with the Patient Care Coordinator for the purpose of discussing nursing care, policies, and future planning.

  • Functions as a link to helping the agency comply with the requirements of regulatory bodies.

  • Participates as an IDT team member. Formulates the interdisciplinary care plan in conjunction with other IDT team members.

  • When requested, assists home health aides in performance of their duties. Assists the physician or the RN in performing specialized procedures.

  • Willing and able to accurately utilize any automated device required to document in the electronic medical record.

  • Participates in on call according to rotating schedule.

Qualifications

  • Must be licensed in the agency state of operation.

  • Must have a complete knowledge of technical skills required in the performance of nursing procedures with at least one (1) year of nursing experience.

  • Possess an understanding of the concepts of hospice care and his/her role as a member of an interdisciplinary care team

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Registered Nurse RN PRN

Caris Healthcare

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 10/7/2020 12:00:00 AM 2021-01-05T00:00 Overview The Registered Nurse is responsible for the nursing care of patients according to the physician's orders. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating total patient care and nursing care plans for each patient. Responsibilities * Obtains a medical history and assesses, the patient's physical and emotional status, level of competency, home environment, safety factors, family or household member's ability to assist with care and the needs of the patient and what teaching will be required. * Serves as the patient's advocate by providing information on patient rights, grievance procedures, reimbursement procedures, and patient/family responsibilities. Involves patient's family in developing the Plan of Care. * Participate's in updating the interdisciplinary care plan every two weeks including the means of implementing the correct interventions to attain goals. * Supervises and directs the care given by the Hospice Aide/CNA & evaluates such care in accordance with guidelines and regulations. * Observes signs, symptoms and reactions to treatments, and informs the attending physician and/or Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) immediately of any changes. * Participates in Performance Improvement activities. * Participates in on-call rotating schedule and provides back-up assistance as requested. * Willing and able to accurately utilize any automated device required to document in the electronic medical record. Qualifications Must be a Registered Nurse licensed in the state of operation. Nursing experience required, with experience in Hospice or Home Health preferred. Must posses a sound knowledge of nursing principles, procedures and elements of patient family teaching. Caris Healthcare Lenoir City TN

Licensed Practical Nurse PRN

Caris Healthcare