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Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Lake County- Tavares, Leesburg, Clermont, Eustis at Avante

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description

Advanced Nursing Concepts, an Avante Group, Inc. practice partner, is seeking a qualified Licensed Practical Nurse to administer skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse. Services are furnished in accordance with Agency policies.

BENEFITS:

  • Paid travel time
  • Productivity models that allow for charting to be completed at the end of day
  • Company Car Available
  • Full Benefits package available

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.
  2. Implements the nursing care plan for each patient.
  3. Provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned.
  4. Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate.
  5. 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.
  6. Teaches and counsels the patient and family/significant others regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home.
  7. Evaluates with registered nurse the effectiveness of the LPN's nursing service to the patient and family under the guidance of the registered nurse.
  8. Maintains accurate and complete records of observations, treatments and care of patient.
  9. Participates in medical record audit as assigned.
  10. Attends staff meetings, patient care conferences and in-services as scheduled.
  11. Takes on-call duty, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.
  12. 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.
  1. Prepares clinical and progress notes.
  2. Assists the physician and RN in performing specialized procedures.
  3. Prepares equipment and materials for treatments.
  4. Observes aseptic technique as required.
  5. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques.

This opening is for Home Health Visits, shift Varies. 

Job Requirements

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Graduate of a state approved school of practical (vocational) nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.
  2. Minimum of one (1) year experience in nursing, preferred.
  3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.
  4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

Advanced Nursing Concepts offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package.

 

Advanced Nursing Concepts provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law.  In additional to federal requirements, Advanced Nursing Concepts complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.   

Advanced Nursing Concepts expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, Veterans' status or any other category protected by law.  Improper interference with the ability of Advanced Nursing Concepts' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up to and including, discharge.