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Licensed Practical Nurse / Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: LanceSoft Inc
Location: Brunswick
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care to patients in their place of residence, as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with the established plan of care.
The LPN/LVN works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and coordinates care with the interdisciplinary team as well as the patient/family.
The LPN/LVN will deliver care in compliance with State, Federal and Medicare standards.

Essential Function:
1. Under the direction of the RN, assists in providing nursing services and identifying the patients physical, psycho-social and environmental needs as evidenced by observation, documentation, clinical record, case reference, team report and evaluation. Reports outcomes to assigned RN Case Manager.
2. Participates in planning, coordinating, and implementing care in conjunction with the RN, to provide quality, cost-effective patient care.
3. Provide and ensure effective communication to patient/family, co-workers, and other health care professionals as evidenced by clinical notes, case conferences, communication notes and evaluations. Properly documents outcomes of interventions.
4. Assist the patient/family in learning appropriate self-care techniques and assess patient/family response to care.
5. Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both staff and patient (OSHA).
6. Assist the RN and/or physician in performing specialized duties related to end-of-life care for Hospice patients.
7. Assists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.
8. Possible on-call duties.

Nursing skills as defined to be in accordance with accepted standards of practice.
Proof of current Hepatitis consent/declination and TB vaccination record.
Ability to use electronic medical charting and time-keeping software (Homecare Homebase).
Reliable transportation and current auto liability insurance coverage.
Ability to recognize and maintain professional boundaries in relationships with co-workers, patient/family/caregiver.
Ability to recognize an unsafe working environment and notify his or her supervisor immediately, and attempt to safely correct the situation to the best of his or her abilities as soon as possible.
Participate in annual in-service and performance improvement programs.
Must read, write and speak fluent English.
Must have good and regular attendance.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Current Nursing License in the Practicing State
Valid Drivers License Current
CPR Certification
Two years experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinical setting, preferably in a home health or hospice setting

Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program or accredited School of Vocational Nursing

Certifications & Licenses:
CPR Certification
Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program or accredited School of Vocational Nursing
Nursing License
Registered Nurse

Keywords: LanceSoft Inc, Savannah , Licensed Practical Nurse / Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , Brunswick, Georgia

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