Private Duty Nurse LPN
Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Posted on: May 28, 2023
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, in accordance with the developed care plan and physicians orders for each individual patient while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.
Essential Job Functions
--- Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician orders.
--- Continuously observes and assesses patient condition and care needs and reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.
--- Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered. Participate, implement and update the nursing care plan.
--- Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.
---Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
--- Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice
--- Current CPR certification
--- Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures
--- Continuing Education as required by state
--- Prefer 1 year of Long Term Care Experience
--- Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting
--- Home health experience
--- Attention to detail
--- Time Management
--- Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
--- Good organization and communication skills
Physical Requirements---Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English must have visual and hearing acuity
--- Must be able to climb stairs and be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to travel.
--- Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
--- Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting to sit.Other Duties
--- Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.
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