Interim HealthCare

Allentown, PA

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse Home Health

$46,500-$79,500 / YEAR

Interim HealthCare Mid-Atlantic Wants You!

We are currently seeking an LPN to join our team!!

General Purpose: Provides effective and efficient patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with the patient’s plan of care, applicable law and regulation, accepted standards of nursing practice, payor requirements and Interim HealthCare policies and procedures.

Benefits:

  • Team work atmosphere
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Above market rate LPN compensation

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited vocational school for LPN and licensed to practice in the of Pennsylvania. License is active and in good standing.
  • One (1) year of practical experioence

Essential Functions:

  • Recognize and report changes in the patient’s condition to the RN supervisor.
  • Complete timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing patient’s progress.
  • Assist the RN or physician in performing specialized procedures and duties.
  • Assist the RN in carrying out the patient plan of care.
  • Assist the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Able to perform CPR.
  • Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.
  • May have access to protected health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities.  Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

  • Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
  • Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient.
  • Able to visually and auditorially observe the patient.
  • Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient and scheduling needs.
  • Able to effectively communicate, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to clients, client’s caregivers and family, and agency staff.
  • Able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks or functions.
  • Two (2) positive references.
  • Meets applicable state and federal health screening requirements.
  • Pass federal and state required criminal and abuse background checks where required.
  • Verification of employment eligibility (I-9) in accordance with local, state, and federal law and regulations.

Working Conditions & Physical Effort: 

  • Work is normally performed in patient’s home, schools, or occupational settings.
  • Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
  • Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely and assist patients with standing, walking and transferring.

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