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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN)

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Altoona
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Overview 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. • Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes. • Recognizes changes in patient needs and responses requiring intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce risk. • Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act. • Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards. • Educates the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the patient's nursing needs. • Maintain knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continued education units, internal learning management skills and skill evaluations. Requirements • 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 Additional state specific requirements: • South Carolina - One (1) year of pediatrics experience • California - One (1) year of experience required working under current nursing license • Louisiana - One (1) year of experience required working as a licensed nurse • Continuing Education as required by state Preferences • Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting • Home health experience Other Skills/Abilities • 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 be able to travel • Must be able to lift 50 pounds • Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance • Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting • Must be able to sit and climb stairs • Must have visual and hearing acuity • Must have strong sense of smell and touch • Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance • Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport Environment • Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions • Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases 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.

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Altoona , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN), Other , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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