LPN - Home Health, PRN

JOB SUMMARY

The Licensed Practical is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.   Adheres to organizational policies and procedures, regulatory accrediting body requirements, and professional practice standards, scope of practice.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Current knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by the State of Ohio Nurse Practice Act and the Ohio Board of Nursing.
  • Current knowledge of American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.
  • Current knowledge of patient counseling, interviewing, habilitation techniques and procedures.
  • Able to utilize the nursing process.
  • Current knowledge of community resources and services.
  • Current knowledge of current trends and demonstration of standards of care.
  • Demonstration of effective problem solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstration of effective verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstration of positive customer service.
Requirements Include: 
  • Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program.
  • Current licensure as a licensed practice nurse to practice nursing in the State of Ohio.
  • Three years nursing experience.Community/home health or medical/surgical experience is preferred.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
  • Valid Ohio’s Driver License and maintain motor vehicle insurance
Job Specifics
Department: 
Knox County Home Health
Status: 
Shift: 
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Weekly Hours: 
PT, 20 hours PRN, 10 hours
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019