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LPN - Pediatric Nurse

Company: All Ways Caring HomeCare
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Our Company:All Ways Caring HomeCareOverview:The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LPT/LVN) provides direct and indirect care to clients in their home environment in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. The LPN instructs, motivates, and assists clients in health maintenance and disease prevention to improve their ability to live independently at home. The nurse directs the efforts of the Caregiver when involved in the client's plan of care. Based on state regulations, may perform administrative and/or field/clinical responsibilities while receiving oversight and clinical direction from a Registered Nurse.External Job Description:Provides skilled nursing care/treatment to client's per Physicians orders and Plan of careAccurately documents nursing actions of all care given, individual's health status, and communicate with family and physiciansDocuments the progress and outcomes for established goals and informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needsProvides skilled nursing treatments per physician's orders and within the scope of practiceMedication administration and management as neededProvides health teaching of client and assisting client in learning appropriate self-care techniques and safety measuresConducts nursing assessment visit as neededReports all incidents per operation procedure and regulatory standardsFollows policies and procedures according to operation, state and regulatory standardsUses safe body mechanics to prevent personal injury to self or clientMaintains confidentiality of patient related information and honor patient rightsConsults, seeks advice, and follows direction of the RN in fulfillment of care of the clientCompletes Start of Care assessments in person, where applicable and in accordance with state regulations (as applicable)Completes supervisory visits based on compliance and regulations to include review of plan of care, caregiver competency assessment, and completion of required documentation. Completes daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/if required.Works closely with Director or Nursing/Nurse Supervisor and/or Branch Manager in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons servedAttends and participates in staff meeting, in services, and other meetings as requestedEnsures compliance with state/local/payer requirements and that documentation reflects the care provided and meets company, regulatory, and payer standardsEnsures the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physicianTranscribes or ensures transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reportsEnsures that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of diseaseEnsures that appointments for health related issues are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely mannerCommunicates with Branch Manager, Customer Service Manager and/or Scheduler when clients are hospitalizedCommunicates effectively and routinely with supervisor, ensuring that pertinent information reaches supervisor in timely mannerProvides new employee training, annual re-certification training, and competency validation for health and safety related topicsMay be asked to cover hours, weekends, and holiday on call to meet the needs of clientsOther duties as assignedQualifications:Degree in Nursing from an accredited schoolExperience in administering medicationsOne or more years of nursing experience preferredHome health care experience preferredCurrent and unrestricted license in the state of the operationCPR professional certificationBasic clinical skillsProfessional appearance and demeanorGeneral knowledge of computers and the ability to learn industry specific software and documentation applicationsExcellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the companyExcellent organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to detailsCapable of working responsibly with highly confidential informationAbility to work effectively independently or in a team environmentAbility to develop critical thinking skills, research situations, solve complex problems and deal with a variety of issuesAbility to learn and complete various educational and position specific goalsAbout our Line of Business:All Ways Caring HomeCare delivers quality, compassionate and highly individualized care and support that helps people in need of assistance stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities. All Ways Caring HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs. For more information, please visit Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.Salary Range: USD $29.00 / Hour

Keywords: All Ways Caring HomeCare, Bloomington , LPN - Pediatric Nurse, Healthcare , Bloomington, Illinois

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