LPN - Home Services

Carle Normal , IL 61790

Posted 3 weeks ago

The LPN - Home Services assumes responsibility for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or other provider in patient care departments. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the LPN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing. Hours may vary depending upon census and program need.

  • Provide direct nursing care to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse, midlevel provider or physician. Nursing care is guided by the provider orders and the nursing plan of care within the LPN scope of practice.

  • Reports patient response to care to registered nurse or other provider for evaluation, intervention and modification of the plan of care.

  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.

  • Completes documentation per regulatory requirements and/or department policy.

  • Demonstrates comprehension of and compliance with all regulatory regulations.

  • Licensed to drive an automobile and maintains state required vehicle insurance coverage for driver and passengers.

  • Maintains reliable, available transportation and can meet requirements for travel as required by daily schedule.

  • Monitors vital signs and performs cardio-respiratory assessments.

  • Performs complex dressing changes including wound vacs, packing and removal of sutures or staples as ordered.

  • Performs venipunctures and collects other specimens as ordered.

  • Changes foley catheters including supra-pubic catheters as ordered.

  • Communicates with MDs per telephone or electronically regarding patient updates or changes in condition.

  • Assesses and educates patients on enteral feedings and care of gastrostomy or jejunostomy tubes.

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LPN - Home Services

Carle