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Licensed Practical Nurse (Full Time)

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Date: Mar 27, 2018

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: Envision

St. Vincent's Home Health

Licensed Practical Nurse

FULL TIME

St. Vincent's Home Health has a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse opportunity in Birmingham, Alabama!

 

SUMMARY: 

Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family, and referring agency.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals as necessary
  • Participates in planning and implementing specialized procedures and duties assisting the RN. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques
  • Under the direction of the RN, assists in identifying the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, and team report
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Current State License as a Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination
  • Two years of experience as an LPN in a clinical care setting; home health preferred.
  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
  • Good interpersonal skills


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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