Posted: Saturday, February 03, 2024 07:53 PM


JOB DESCRIPTION Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) JOB SUMMARY: A qualified Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse administers 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. 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. 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 the registered nurses the effectiveness of the LPN’s/LVN’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 patients. 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 a physical therapist or speech-language pathologist. 13. Prepares clinical and progress notes. 14. Assists the physician and RN in performing specialized procedures. 15. Prepares equipment and materials for treatments. 16. Observes aseptic technique as required. 17. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Works indoors in Agency offices and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes. JOB RELATIONSHIPS: 1. Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/RNs RISK EXPOSURE: High risk LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:  Ability to participate in physical activity.  Ability to work for an extended periods of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.  Heavy lifting.  Ability to do extensive bending, lifting, and standing on a regular basis. Licenses & Certifications Required BLS LPN Skills Required Decision Making Deductive Reasoning Written Communication Behaviors Required Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Motivations Required Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Price - 51300 - 65000

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9073124295 Auburn

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