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LPN (Home Healthcare) nursetel©

nursetel LLC

LPN (Home Healthcare) nursetel©

Mobile, AL
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    nursetel © 251 264 3009 LPN POSITION SUMMARY: This position performs assessments and simple nursing procedures in client's homes, under the guidance of the RN Supervisor, and is specifically responsible for implementation of nursing care based upon the plan developed by a Registered Nurse (RN) in accordance with physician's orders. Essential Duties Administer medications as instructed and as ordered by the physician and instructed by the RN. Document the patient's file accordingly. Perform selected nursing procedures, commensurate with experience and education within the scope of LVN/LPN practice including but not limited to: tracheostomy care, colostomy care, enemas, douches, catheterizations, dressing changes, and phlebotomies. Provide patient and family teaching according to plan outlined by the RN. Monitor patient's vital signs and make specific measurements and observations. Monitor and record intake and output. Report significant changes immediately. Observe, assess and record patient's physical and mental condition and reports any changes. Attend and participate in multi-disciplinary patient case conferences, staff meetings and in-service education programs as assigned. Work with patient, family and health care team members effectively to coordinate patient care. Cooperate with on-call schedule, weekends and after hour visits, as necessary. Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information. Maintain regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the agency. Follow all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements. Abide by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards. Performs other duties as assigned. Position Requirements & Competencies Graduate from an accredited school of practical nursing Licensed as a vocational/practical nurse in the state of practice At least one (1) year clinical practical nursing experience preferably in intensive care, rehabilitation or medical surgical nursing Home health experience preferred Ability to make home visits and provide nursing care in the home environment Ability to complete necessary documentation appropriately, legibly and timely Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to complete job responsibilities Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance; or ability to take public transportation nursetel © is looking for caring and compassionate Caregivers to become a part of our team nursetel © provides in home care services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion. Previous caregiving experience is preferred but not required. nursetel © offers competitive pay, employee recognition programs, continuing education classes and flexible scheduling. Duties include, but are not limited to: Companionship and conversation Housekeeping tasks and meal preparation Medication and appointment reminders Assistance with personal care Alzheimer’s Care Personal Care Requirements to be a Caregiver A High School Diploma or relevant experience Completion of a nursetel © training course Pass a criminal background check Prefer at least one year experience We will train the right candidate Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner Positive employment reference check and stable work history Pass a drug screen Possess a valid driver’s license and valid auto insurance and have a good driving record Dependability a must Positive attitude A Can Do attitude Please call nursetel © at 251 264 3009