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LPN Home Health

Job Type: Full-Time

 

North Metro Medical Center is looking for a full time LPN for our Home Health Department.

Responsibilities

As a Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN, you will perform assigned nursing procedures, including the administration of treatments and medication in the care of the clients, as delegated by the Registered Nurse in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and the Plan of Care

Additional duties for this home care LPN role include, but are not limited to:

Observing and reporting any signs or symptoms indicative of changes in conditions of the client and family situation to the Case Manager and documents such reports and observation in the clinical record.

Preparing equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required.

Assisting the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques.

Assisting with the rehabilitation of clients according to the client care plan.

Consulting with the Registered Nurse in making judgments or decisions regarding care and treatments.

Accurately documenting all events related to clients and completes any related documents as required by state or federal requirements.

Notifying the Registered Nurse, physicians, and families of changes in the client’s condition and documents appropriately.

Updating the clients plan of care under the supervision and direction of an RN.

Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to the legal scope of practice.

May perform some advanced skills only after receiving and satisfactorily completing an approved educational training program and supervised clinical experience (if in accordance with state law and nurse practice act). Must have documented competencies in any advanced skills.

Qualifications

We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse who combine the knowledge, clinical skills, and judgement necessary to perform all nursing procedures as outlined in the scope of practice, with the ability to contribute as a team member and work independently. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to positively adapt to change. Furthermore, it is important that you display excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as a strong knowledge of the regulatory requirements at the state, federal, and local level.

Specific qualifications for this nursing role include:

Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program

Home care experience as required by state law

Minimum 1 year of experience in nursing; previous acute care and home health care/public health experience, strongly preferred

Current and valid LPN license in the state of practice

Auto liability insurance per policy plus current and unrestricted driver’s license

Current CPR certification

Perks

  •  Medical, Vision and Dental Benefits
  •  Life Insurance
  •  Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  •  PTO
  •  Holiday Pay

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Phone: 501-985-7000

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