LPN - Home Health

This position is currently open.

Public?: 

Public

Division: 

Health

Reports To: 

RN Case Manager

Type of Position: 

Regular Full Time

Location: 

Little Axe Health Center / 15951 Little Axe Dr. / Norman, OK 73026

General Description

The licensed graduate practical nurse provides nursing care and teaching to patients and families. He/She also functions as an assistant to the physician and registered professional nurse, and is supervised by the RN Case Manager.
 

Responsibilities

  • Participates in the planning and coordination of total patient care in conjunction with the RN and the physician’s plan of treatment
  • Follows the nursing care plan for each assigned patient
  • Observes the patient; evaluates the care of the patient; applies her knowledge of nursing skills to the patients to whom she is assigned
  • Accurately reports and records the patient’s condition and care, including signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change
  • Prepares clinical/progress notes on the day of the visit and incorporates same in the clinical record weekly. Prepares summaries in cooperation with the RN supervisor.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living while teaching appropriate self-care techniques
  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient
  • Provides optimum physical and emotional environment
  • Assists the physician and registered nurse in complex nursing situations
  • Participates in case conference, in-service, and other programs and meetings as needed
  • Performs within limits of preparation and experience
  • Confirm, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the DON to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel
  • Performs treatments as assigned per physician’s plan of care. An LVN/LPN may perform only those treatments for which they are qualified by training and experience to perform. If an LVN/LPN proved IV therapy or other technical procedure not included in routine LVN/LPN training courses, they must first show documentation of competency/experience signed by an RN, physician, or specific training program director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 

Education, Qualifications & Requirements

Education and Experience
  • Graduate of an approved program of practical nursing
  • Licensed as a licensed graduate practical nurse in the state where practicing
  • One (1) year of experience as a nurse
Functional Abilities
  • Must be able to read 12 point or larger type
  • Must be able to hear and speak in a manner understood by most people
  • Must be able to stoop and bend; must be able to lift and transfer patients
  • Must be able to travel to prospective patients residences
Special Requirements (Preferred)
  • Must have a car with current insurance coverage
  • Current Driver’s License
  • State nursing license
 
Native American Preference/EOE/Drug Free Workplace.
 

Posted Date: 

3 months 3 weeks ago

Closing Date: 

Friday, August 16, 2019
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