Job: LPN- South East Metro Area

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Posted: 05/09/2017

Job Reference #: 549622

Job Description

LPN- Home Healthcare- Southwest Denver  


LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) is responsible for direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN).   (with or without reasonable accommodation)


Location: South East Denver Metro Area


Hours: 40 hours/week,  M-F, 8-5 or flexible.  1 weekend/Month


Responsibilities



  •  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.


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