Job: LPN- North West Denver metro

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Job Description

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - North West Territory (with or without reasonable accommodation)


Location: North West Denver Metro


Schedule: 40 hours/week. M-F 8-5 / flexible. 1 weekend a month. Full time and Part time available.


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off,  Retention Bonus, 403B with company match, Flexible Spending Account, LTD/STD Insurance & much more! 


  


Responsibilities



  • Responsible for direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN). 

  •  Provides consistently high quality of care to patients in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies.

  •  Maintains and enhances nursing skills.

  •  Handles medical emergencies calmly and quickly.

  •  Prepares clinical and progress notes relating to family, physician and RN regarding care plan and specialized procedures.

  •  Prepares equipment and materials for treatments, observing aseptic techniques.

  •  Assists the patient in learning the appropriate self-care techniques.

  •  Performs procedures appropriate to LPN level of care.

  •  Provides accurate and timely documentation of care by meeting deadlines consistently and assuring charting is accurate and legible.


Requirements



  •  Graduation from a school of Practical Nursing approved by the National Association for Practical Nurse Education or accredited by the Colorado Board of Licensed Practical Nurse examiners

  •  Previous Homecare or Home Health preferred.

  •  Active Colorado LPN license or a license from the state of primary residence, if participating in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact).

  •  Current CPR.

  •  IV certification preferred.

  •  Twelve months nursing experience as an LPN and six months nursing experience in the last three years. Anyone with less than 12 months hospital-based nursing may be subject to an extended probationary review period.


If you need accommodation, please let us know.
Positions under 30 hours a week are not benefit eligible.


Visiting Nurse Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

 
Visiting Nurse Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.