Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN
Company: Tendercare Home Health Services
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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Generous hire-on bonuses available (Subject to certain terms)
Job Statement: The licensed practical nurse shall be a graduate of
an approved nursing school and currently be registered and in good
standing in Indiana.
Prepare and record clinical notes for the clinical record. Clinical
notes shall be neat, accurate, timely and follow the approved
standards of care.
Perform assigned tasks ordered, including the administration of
treatments and medications, and assessments of the patient.
Implementation of medical treatment when ordered. Assist with
referrals when needed. Follow-up with case managers and physicians
as needed. The provision and supervision of nursing care, and
coordination of services given by other health care providers.
Assure that progress reports are made to the physician for patients
under medical care when the patient's condition changes or there
are deviations from the plan of treatment. LPNs will deferr this to
the RN case manager.
RN's may assign selected portions of patient care to licensed
practical nurses and home health aides when appropriate.
LPN's must have a working knowledge of Medicare home care
guidelines, State and Federal Home Care guidelines and must follow
them. Medicare patients must be home bound, and the care must be
reasonable and necessary. It is up to the nurse to report to the
DON if the patient does not qualify under Medicare guidelines.
Nurses must be knowledgeable of standards of care, and use them in
the care that they provide and monitor.
Report any changes in the patient's condition to the case manager
and physician with the report documented in the clinical
Follow written plans of care and physician's orders. Call the
Tendercare office if there are any questions related to the
patient's care or treatment.
Keep personnel records up to date in a timely fashion.
Participate in continuing education as required.
A skills checklist may be administered to assess each applicants
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