INTAKE LPN

INTAKE LPN

POSITION TYPE: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 

SPECIALTY UNIT: Home Health - Intake 

LOCATION: Colorado Springs, Colorado

SHIFT: Days

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent



This in person LPN role will cover Monday - Friday (with rotating holidays between the team). The office is located in Colorado Springs.


Home health nursing plays an important role in the healthcare field. This form of nursing offers a high level of independence and dignity to patients and their family members. Over 7 million people in the U.S. require the services of a home health nurse due to a permanent disability, acute illness, terminal illness, or long-term health issue. This area of nursing is among the fastest growing of all nursing areas. The skills of a home health nurse make the needs of patients and family members a huge priority.



Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will provide medical support under supervision of a registered nurse, provides quality care to patients and performs technical skilled care in patient’s home in compliance with nursing standards, federal, state, local government regulations and company clinical policies.



Responsibilities:

Provides direct and individualized nursing care to assigned patients based on nursing standards and under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and/or a Registered Nurse designee.

Ensures quality and safe delivery of home health services to patients/clients and families/caregivers.

Implements plan of care formulated by physician and Registered Nurse.

Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with plan of care.

Assesses and provides patient/client and family caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.

Maintains safe and healthy working environment and uses safe work methods and procedures in accordance with company clinical standards.

Participates in coordination of home health services with Registered Nurse and clinical management. 

Assists patient in learning appropriate self-care activities.

Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.

Documents and reports activity as required. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will be expected to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by management.



Job Benefits:

Unique, rewarding opportunity caring for patients in their homes

Competitive compensation

401K

Medical, dental, and vision benefits

Opportunities for advancement and growth

Paid time off for full-time staff



Requirements:

  • Two years of recent LPN experience (REQUIRED)
  • One year of home care, hospice or home infusion experience (REQUIRED)
  • Previous experience in a discharge planning, preferred
  • Requires knowledge in nursing, evidence-based practice methods, and person-centered care concepts
  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program
  • HS GED
  • Current state LPN license for applicable state of employment or current LPN license from a participating state in National Compact Licensure (Colorado only)
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required;
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from
  • American Heart Association, preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • LPN IV certification preferred


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