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LPN - Home Health, Staff Relief - Days: Skilled Nursing

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:

As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care to home health patients in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.
  • Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care.
  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
  • Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions.

Competencies and skills:

Essential:

  • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
  • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
  • PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting.
  • ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS: Assesses patient and reviews patient's medical record to formulate an individualized nursing plan of care.
  • ACCURACY: Completes work assignments within established quality and/or quantity standards.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
  • ORGANIZATION SKILLS: Organizes work to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"

Education:

Essential:

  • Accredited Program

Credentials:

Essential:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse - Florida
  • AHCA Background Screening
  • BLS Certification

Education equivalent experience:

Essential:

  • Graduate of an accredited Practical or Vocational Nursing program.

Other information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: 1 years related experience.

Working conditions:

Essential:

  • Bending and Stooping 80.00%
  • Climbing 40.00%
  • Keyboard Entry 80.00%
  • Kneeling 80.00%
  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 80.00%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
  • Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
  • Reaching 80.00%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 80.00%
  • Running 40.00%
  • Sitting 80.00%
  • Squatting 80.00%
  • Standing 80.00%
  • Walking 80.00%
  • Audible Speech 80.00%
  • Hearing Acuity 80.00%
  • Depth Perception 80.00%
  • Distinguish Color 80.00%
  • Seeing - Far 80.00%
  • Seeing - Near 80.00%
  • Bio hazardous Waste 80.00%
  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory 80.00%
  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 80.00%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 80.00%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 80.00%
  • Asbestos 40.00%
  • Dust 60.00%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes 40.00%
  • Hazardous Chemicals 40.00%
  • Computer Monitor 80.00%
  • Domestic Animals 60.00%
  • Extreme Heat/Cold 40.00%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
  • Potential for Physical Assault 40.00%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00%

Organizational Profile:

Memorial Home Health Services is a nonprofit, Joint Commission-accredited, Florida-licensed, Medicare and Medicaid home health agency. We are committed to delivering Memorial Healthcare System's special brand of patient-and family-centered care to patients in their own homes. Our staff includes:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Home Health Aides
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Home Infusion Nurses
  • LVAD Trained Cardiac Nurses

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood , LPN - Home Health, Staff Relief - Days: Skilled Nursing, Other , Hollywood, Florida

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