Licensed Practical Nurses
WILLCARE - Jamestown, NY

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Licensed Practical Nurse Openings - Jamestown NY

WILLCARE, a successful regional leader in the home health care industry, currently has job openings for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Jamestown, NY . In business for nearly thirty years, WILLCARE operates Medicare Certified Home Health Agencies, Long Term Home Health Care Agencies, and Licensed/Private Duty Home Care Agencies. We provide qualified skilled and non-skilled services focusing on preventative, rehabilitative and therapeutic care to our clients in all applicable settings. We have branch offices in Western NY, Hudson Valley NY, Connecticut, and Ohio.

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)

Job Locations: Jamestown, NY

Job Department: Nursing

Status: Per Diem

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE JOB SUMMARY

Utilizes the nursing process under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse to provide for optimum quality and continuity of nursing care. Demonstrates the core nursing competencies established by the agency to ensure effective and efficient care on an ongoing basis.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Adheres to the scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurse per state regulatory guidelines

Promote the level of clinical expertise required of staff to provide safe, high quality nursing care

Remains flexible and responsive when changes occur in patient activity and workload

Completes and submits required documentation within established agency guidelines

Monitors visit frequency and duration by reviewing physicians’ orders and comparing to the plan of care and documentation

Provide feedback to Registered Nurse in order to assist in evaluation and revision of appropriateness of plan of care

Facilitates effective communication amongst other clinicians providing care to the patient

Demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic action, side effects and interaction of medications

Follows physician’s orders accurately, promptly and without deviation and/or refers to the appropriate team member.

Provides on-going nursing care as instructed by the Registered Nurse.

Recognizes and reports to the Registered Nurse potential emergency / life threatening situations.

Provides the care needed as described in the Agency’s policies and procedures.

Suggest referrals to appropriate community resources as necessary.

Participates in the agency’s weekend and holiday assignments.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse

Current license/registration by state of hire as a Licensed Practical Nurse

One (1) year experience in medical/surgical nursing required

Successful completion of a Competency and Proficiency Test and Skills evaluation appropriate for the position upon hire

Home Health experierence preferred

Bilingual a plus

For additional details, see:
JOB DESCRIPTION (click to open PDF file)
WILLCARE BENEFITS

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