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Home Care LPN - days / evenings

LHC Group.

Location: 42303
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Company Overview
Almost Family is currently hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to provide private duty/home care opportunities to pediatric patients in the Owensboro area !
Make Lives Better -  Including Your Own!
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Home & Community Based Services division is responsible for providing quality patient care and performing technical skilled care in the patient's home. We're looking for nurses who want to make a difference in the lives of their patients and help provide quality, compassionate, one-on-one care. This is a PRN opportunity with flexible schedules, weekly pay, loyalty bonus, and you can also earn Paid Time Off when you work 32 hours or more in a week! Our primary staffing need is currently days and evenings, but may have other shifts available .
The Home Care Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for: (1) providing direct nursing care as prescribed by the physician to acutely ill, and/or chronically ill patients in their homes; (2) recording clinical and progress notes; and (3) coordinating other patient care activities/services to provide the highest quality of patient care in the geographic service area to which she/he is assigned. She/he works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or designated supervisor. Nursing activities are limited to these in compliance with the State LPN/LVN Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements and agency policies and procedures.
Almost Family , a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Essential Functions
• Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. May not alter the plan of care.
• As assigned, visits patient and provides nursing care according to plan of care.
• Participates in the in-service program according to LHC policy.
• Completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes to the agency daily.
• Participates in the QA/QI plan and process.
• Continually observes and reports the patients nursing needs. Instructs the patients family in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient.
• Observes, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient's response to treatment and changes inthe patient's condition.
• Adheres to and participates in the Care Management process.
• Participates in staff conference regarding patient care.
Education & Experience
License Requirements
• Current LPN licensure in state of practice.
• Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
• CPR Certification required.
Additional State Specific Requirements
• LA: Current LPN Licensure in LA without restrictions. At a minimum, one year of experience working as an LPN.
• AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, D.C., FL, GA, ID, IL, KY, MD, MI, MS, MO, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV, WI: No additional state specific requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability.
Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required.  If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.
License Requirements
• Current LPN licensure in state of practice.
• Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
• CPR Certification required.
Additional State Specific Requirements
• LA: Current LPN Licensure in LA without restrictions. At a minimum, one year of experience working as an LPN.
• AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, D.C., FL, GA, ID, IL, KY, MD, MI, MS, MO, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV, WI: No additional state specific requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability.
Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required.  If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.
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