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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Company: All Ways Caring HomeCare
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:









LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE



Job Locations

US-FL-FORT LAUDERDALE - US-FL-HOLLYWOOD - US-FL-MARGATE






Requisition ID

2023-132459



Line of Business:

All Ways Caring HomeCare



Pay Min

USD $25.00/Hr.



Pay Max

USD $28.00/Hr.






































Our Company









All Ways Caring HomeCare













Overview









The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LPT/LVN) provides direct and indirect care to clients in their home environment in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. The LPN instructs, motivates, and assists clients in health maintenance and disease prevention to improve their ability to live independently at home. The nurse directs the efforts of the Caregiver when involved in the client's plan of care. Based on state regulations, may perform administrative and/or field/clinical responsibilities while receiving oversight and clinical direction from a Registered Nurse.













External Job Description









  • Provides skilled nursing care/treatment to client's per Physicians orders and Plan of care
  • Accurately documents nursing actions of all care given, individual's health status, and communicate with family and physicians
  • Documents the progress and outcomes for established goals and informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
  • Provides skilled nursing treatments per physician's orders and within the scope of practice
  • Medication administration and management as needed
  • Provides health teaching of client and assisting client in learning appropriate self-care techniques and safety measures
  • Conducts nursing assessment visit as needed
  • Reports all incidents per operation procedure and regulatory standards
  • Follows policies and procedures according to operation, state and regulatory standards
  • Uses safe body mechanics to prevent personal injury to self or client
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient related information and honor patient rights
  • Consults, seeks advice, and follows direction of the RN in fulfillment of care of the client
  • Completes Start of Care assessments in person, where applicable and in accordance with state regulations (as applicable)
  • Completes supervisory visits based on compliance and regulations to include review of plan of care, caregiver competency assessment, and completion of required documentation. Completes daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/if required.
  • Works closely with Director or Nursing/Nurse Supervisor and/or Branch Manager in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons served
  • Attends and participates in staff meeting, in services, and other meetings as requested
  • Ensures compliance with state/local/payer requirements and that documentation reflects the care provided and meets company, regulatory, and payer standards
  • Ensures the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physician
  • Transcribes or ensures transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reports
  • Ensures that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of disease
  • Ensures that appointments for health related issues are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely manner
  • Communicates with Branch Manager, Customer Service Manager and/or Scheduler when clients are hospitalized
  • Communicates effectively and routinely with supervisor, ensuring that pertinent information reaches supervisor in timely manner
  • Provides new employee training, annual re-certification training, and competency validation for health and safety related topics
  • May be asked to cover hours, weekends, and holiday on call to meet the needs of clients
  • Other duties as assigned













    Qualifications









    • Degree in Nursing from an accredited school
    • Experience in administering medications
    • One or more years of nursing experience preferred
    • Home health care experience preferred
    • Current and unrestricted license in the state of the operation
    • CPR professional certification
    • Basic clinical skills
    • Professional appearance and demeanor
    • General knowledge of computers and the ability to learn industry specific software and documentation applications
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to details
    • Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information
    • Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment
    • Ability to develop critical thinking skills, research situations, solve complex problems and deal with a variety of issues
    • Ability to learn and complete various educational and position specific goals













      About our Line of Business









      All Ways Caring HomeCare delivers quality, compassionate and highly individualized care and support that helps people in need of assistance stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities. All Ways Caring HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs. For more information, please visit www.AllWaysCaring.com. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.













      Additional Job Information









      This is a PRN Role with aproximatley 10- 20 hours weekly













      Salary Range









      USD $25.00 - $28.00 / Hour














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