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Heritage Health Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full-Time in Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Heritage believes each employee makes a significant contribution in enhancing the quality of life for our clients and enabling the success of the organization. We offer flexible scheduling with competitive pay.

Qualified candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:

* Be a high school graduate or have completed a GED program

* LPN licensure in good standing in the state in which you practice

* One year experience as a professional nurse, or equivalent experience in trauma or acute care

* Proficient in knowledge and use of computers and EMR software

* Experience providing education and teaching preferred

* Exceptional communication skills

* Focus on quality patient care

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Provides skilled nursing care as outlined in the care plan

* Provide education to clients and their caregivers regarding nursing care needs

* Observe changes in physical and emotional condition of the client and report to supervisor any concerns

* Coordinates with the interdisciplinary team to provide continuity of care

* Submit timely documentation on all visits

Company Benefits Include:

* Excellent pay rates

* Paid vacation and holidays

* Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

* 401(k) with company match

* Flexible scheduling

* Liability insurance

* Workers’ compensation

* Training

* Direct deposit

* Variety of assignments:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing care and teaching to clients and families. She/he also functions as an assistant to the physician and registered professional nurse, and is supervised while in the field by the RN.:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional Nursing
  • Current licensure in good standing with the state in which the LPN will be practicing
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse (hospital or nursing home)
  • Computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional communication skills with focus on quality patient care and customer satisfaction
  • Is flexible, cooperative, team player in fulfilling all obligations:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides skilled nursing care as outlined in the nursing care plan to include the following:

  • Nursing services, treatments and preventative procedures requiring substantial specialized skill as ordered by the physician
  • Initiating preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the client’s care and safety
  • Observing signs and symptoms and reports reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the client’s physical or emotional condition to the RN as necessary
  • Teaching the client and caregivers regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the client at home:

JOB DUTIES:

  • Submits all documentation accurately and in a timely fashion per policy
  • Participates in case conferences
  • Discusses with the supervisor problems concerning the clients and how they may be best handled
  • Discusses with the supervisor the need for involvement of other members of the health team such as the home health aide, physical therapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, social worker, etc.
  • Follows the nursing care plan for each assigned client
  • Coordinates care with the interdisciplinary team in order to provide continuity of care
  • Participates in staff development meetings
  • Continually strives to improve his/her nursing care by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading:
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