LPN for HOME HEALTH VISITS in INDY.
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Nationally-ranked home healthcare agency is seeking an additional LPN to perform visits with established patients and new patients requiring routine care. We offer full-time or significant part-time hours; benefits including health, dental/vision, PTO.
Provides skilled nursing care in patient's place of residence and facilitates coordination under direction of RN and/or Physician.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current license to practice as LPN in state of Indiana. Current CPR. Prefer one year minimum of clinical experience; prefer past experience in home care. Good communication skills. Ability to work as team member.
Record a patient’s medical history accurately
Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
Monitor patients’ condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
Communicate with patients’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions
Proven experience as LPN or similar role
Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
Familiarity with hospital health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry
Perfect physical condition and stamina
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Compassionate and able to handle stress
Successful completion of LPN license program is a must
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