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Posted: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 2:39 AM

Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN) St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is growing and has an immediate LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse opportunity. SUMMARY: Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family, and referring agency. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentationDemonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programsMonitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payersProvides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals as necessaryParticipates in planning and implementing specialized procedures and duties assisting the RN. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniquesUnder the direction of the RN, assists in identifying the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, and team reportAccepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patientsAdhere to all company policies and procedures.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of NursingCurrent State License as a Licensed Practical Nurse / LPNCurrent Driver’s LicenseCurrent CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declinationTwo years of experience as an LPN in a clinical care setting; home health preferred.Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.Good interpersonal skills.   .

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• Location: Birmingham

• Post ID: 17766718 birmingham
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