LPN – Home Health

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  2. Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Indiana
  3. Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent experience
  4. CPR certified
  5. Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  6. Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and agency requirements and in good repair.
  7. Ability to perform paperless documentation performed electronically

General Responsibilities (10)

  1. Provides professional nursing care as defined in the nurse practice act and under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Communicates appropriate status/condition changes to the RN per agency guidelines.
  2. Provides skilled nursing visits for clients as directed by the RN Case Manage and follows the care plan established by the Registered Nurse
  3. Communicates information on a timely basis, consistent with agency policy and urgency of the situation. Communicates verbally, as needed, and through complete and accurate documentation in the clinical record
  4. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers by recognizing and responding appropriately to potentially unsafe situations, making recommendations on improvement of safety, and seeks education/training or assistance with areas of concern
  5. Performs job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community standards by accepting responsibility for professional nursing role, following applicable state and federal laws and agency standards, maintaining confidentiality in all aspects of the job, refraining from discussing client or staff identities, conditions, or circumstances in public or with others who do not have a legitimate interest in the person
  6. Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the agency Quality Improvement program and pertinent activities
  7. Participates in coordination of home care services, attends meetings as required, and follows reporting guidelines.
  8. Accurately and timely documents in the client record visits and activities performed
  9. Recognizes and reports changes in the client condition to the Case Manager and physician, as directed
  10. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

Standard Requirements (5)

  1. Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of Compass Park.
  2. Is knowledgeable of resident rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment.
  3. Supports, cooperates with and implements procedures and programs for:
    • Safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs.
    • Confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee and operations data.
    • Quality Assurance and compliance with all regulatory requirements.
    • Compliance with current law and policy to provide a work environment free from sexual harassment and all illegal and discriminatory behavior.
  4. Supports and participates in common teamwork
    • Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment.
    • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.
    • Follows up as appropriate with supervisor, co-workers or residents regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.
    • Promotes positive public relations with residents, family members and guests.
  5. Completes requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code including personal hygiene, and other work duties as assigned