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LPN Home Care Mercy Health St. Elizabeth PRN in Girard, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary

The Home Care Licensed Practical Nurse is a licensed practical nurse who applies nursing knowledge and clinical skills to assist in the provision of quality and safe home health services.  The Home Care LPN assists in providing home health services for a group of patients, in education of patients/families and staff, and in monitoring appropriateness of patient care. The group of patients can include home care patients of all ages.

The Home Care LPN is directly accountable to the Team Coordinator.  The Home Care LPN works independently, but receives guidance and supervision from the Home Care Nurse.  The Home Care LPN supports the agency policies, procedures, protocols, and standards of nursing practice, recognizing each person as an individual with certain rights.

Qualifications - Minimum

Education:

The Home Care LPN is a licensed practical nurse with two (2) years recent acute care experience or previous home care experience.  Orientation program of two weeks.

Valid driver’s license.

CBLS certified by American Heart Associationertified in basic CPR.

Knows agency organization and relationship to hospitals and sources of referral.

Valid unrestricted driver's license with insurance

Hours

Hours per pay period: 0

Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Other, Job Schedule: Contingent

Equal Employment Opportunity

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