1+ months

424100 2LPN PMAH

Penn Medicine
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
Princeton Home Health is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our Home Health Team in Mercer County, NJ.Position Summary:As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in home health, your role will function collaboratively within the team by observing the patient/family needs and facilitating care. You will provide direct nursing care to home care patients within the scope of practice for LPNs and follow the Plan of Care established by the RN and the Interdisciplinary Team for patients. ¢ Full time LPN's carry a case load of 25-30 patients/week (5-6 patients/day) Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm.¢ Required to work 1 weekend per month & 2 Holidays per year.¢ There is no on-call requirementJob responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:¢ Provides home health services to patients through regularly scheduled home visits.¢ Follows established Plan of Care (POC) developed by the RN and understand the process for changing the POC according to the patient and family needs.¢ Performs approved nursing procedures and treatments within the LPN scope of practice. Follows appropriate preventative and palliative nursing procedures according to the Nurse Practice Act for LPNs.¢ Documents all interventions, patient/family response, and medication administered in the medical record. Maintains patient records so that problems, plans, actions, and goals are accurately and clearly stated. Completes patient notes the same day that patient is seen or shift care provided.¢ Assists in the planning and evaluation of the nursing care for patients and their families.¢ Reviews POC with the RN and RN Team Manager. Updates and revises the POC under the direction of the RN to address current patient and family needs.¢ Participates in performance improvement activities as requested.¢ Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures¢ Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

Educational Requirements:\n• High School Diploma/GED\n• Graduate of an NLN accredited licensed practical nursing program \n\nLicensure, Certification or Registration Requirements: \n• Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey LPN licensure depending on geographic location and scope of responsibilities.\n• BLS/CPR Certification\n• Valid Driver’s License\n\n\nRelated Work Experience: \n• Full time experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse\n• 2+ years Acute care, home care, hospice care, or long-term care experience.\n\nSpecialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements\n• Must be able to satisfactorily complete the orientation process and competency testing. \n• Must have demonstrated knowledge of palliative care and home health nursing care.\n• Must be able to communicate to families and patients to reinforce care principles.\n• Must be able to visit patients in various geographic areas as determined by agency contracts.

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Posted: 2021-01-28 Expires: 2021-03-28

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424100 2LPN PMAH

Penn Medicine
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

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