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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Home Health - Full Time Days - Tampa

Tampa, FL

AdventHealth Home Care West FL

Posted 6 weeks ago
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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Home Health - Full Time Days - Tampa

Licensed Practical Nurse AdventHealth Home Care

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Home Care
  • Faith based and Mission driven agency
  • Flexible scheduling
  • One-on-one patient care in the patient's home environment
  • Joint Commission Deemed Status accredited agency
  • Competitive pay with no state income tax
  • Commitment to workplace wellness and exceptional health and benefits offerings
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Close to Gulf beaches, parks and golf courses


Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
  • Provide direct patient care responsibilities for assigned patients in an efficient, organized manner under the direction of the RN.
  • Performs treatments within their scope of training and administers medications to assigned patients.
  • Performs data collection specific for the age of the patient and contributes to their plan of care.
  • Report pertinent observations to attending physician and to RN, implements the change in the patient care plan as directed by physician. Communicates the changes to the appropriate members of the home health care team.
  • Receives, verifies and implements physician orders (orders taken by the LPN are co-signed by an RN).
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients and families.
  • Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
  • Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
  • Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
  • Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Provide patient education, medication administration, wound dressing changes, ostomy care as directed by the RN and ordered by physician while utilizing appropriate hand hygiene practices and obtains orders for all products used.
  • Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
  • Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend/after-hours coverage and call rotation.
  • Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.
  • Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
  • Maintains current driver's license, automobile insurance and BLS.
What You Will Need:
  • Vocational training in Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Minimum of (1) year of clinical experience in Medical/Surgical nursing
  • Current LPN licensure in the state of Florida
  • Current BCLS
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Two (2) years of Home Health nursing experience preferred but not required



Job Summary:

Administer nursing care to patients in accordance with the physicians order and under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Provides intermittent, individualized nursing care, teaches and supervises the patient and family members or caregivers to provide continuity of care and to assist in implementing comprehensive care. Delivers high quality nursing care, performs technical nursing skills with a high degree of proficiency, and promotes the team approach in the delivery of patient care. Executes physician's orders and notifies RN/Case Manager of necessary updates or changes in condition. Completes documentation according to Agency Policy and Regulatory guidelines and performs home visits as ordered. Continued employment with the agency is contingent upon your ability to perform job duties as outlined in this job description.
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