Lutheran SeniorLife Licensed Practical Nurse (Home Health) - Sign On Bonus! in Kittanning, Pennsylvania

Sign On Bonus Available!

Vandergrift, Leechburg and surrounding areas. This is a field position with a designated home office location in Kittanning, PA and the incumbent is expected to travel when visiting patients in their homes.

Licensed Practical Nurse is a direct patient care position providing nursing care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.

  • Provides instruction to patients/family as established by the RN and outlined in the plan of care to promote independent functioning and health promotion.

  • Supports patient through physical and emotional changes.

  • Advocates for the wellbeing and wishes of the patient to the RN.

  • Follows the organization’s policy regarding the confidential treatment of patient, employee, and proprietary information (including HIPPA).

  • Complies with safety policies and procedures at all times for patients, families and coworkers, and informs the

  • Manager of any unsafe conditions.

  • Includes the patient’s and family’s safety as a concern when executing the plan of care.

  • Follows basic infection control procedures and uses standard precautions.

  • Updates RN and other team members regarding patient’s condition/status so as to facilitate excellent, comprehensive care and positive patient outcomes.

  • Regularly attends and participates in team and patient care conferences.

  • Handles all problems and concerns with the highest level of professionalism, tact and respect.

  • Discuss appropriate customer responses with the Manager to ensure a proactive approach to working with our clients concerns.

  • Acts as a liaison to resolve all customer concerns and/or problems between the organization and clients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of PA.

  • A minimum of six (6) months of experience as a LPN.

  • At least 1 year of experience working in a clinical setting in a related clinical position (i.e. Nurse Aide, Medical

  • Assistant or Respiratory Technician).

  • Must have dependable transportation with a valid driver’s license. Independently visit patients in their homes.

  • Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Word and Excel required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) year acute care clinical experience.

  • Prior home health care, hospice or related experience.

ID: 2018-1658

Department: Home Health

Program: VNA, Western Pennsylvania

Shift: Daylight

Typical Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with rotating nights and weekends on-call

Min. Exp. (Yrs): 1 Year

Street: 81 Glade Drive