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LPN- Home Health (PRN)

Florence, South Carolina

LPN- Home Health (PRN)

Tracking Code
20194717
Job Description
  1. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  2. Responsible for assisting with revisits within a geographical area.
  3. Supervised by Team Clinical Manager and indirectly by Director of Clinical Services McLeod Home Health. Works under the direction of the primary case manager RN.
  4. Collaborates with all caregiver staff: team RN, PT, OT, ST, MSW for interdisciplinary coordination of patient care;
  5. Responsible for independent actions consistent with the professional standards of nursing practice.
  6. Directly accountable to the Clinical Manager and Director of Clinical Services, McLeod Home Health.
  7. Functions within agency and unit policies and procedures.
  8. Manages own time productively and independently and complies with attendance and reporting requirements.
  9. Must have knowledge of State Licensure Laws, the Conditions of Participation of the Federal Health Insurance Program for the Aged and Disabled (Title XVIII, Social Security Act, Section 1861), and the regulations relating to Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies (Part 405, Section 1201-1243), JCAHO, and OSHA regulation desirable. Must have foundational knowledge of medical surgical nursing practice.
  10. Demonstrates ability in exhibiting good communication skills, attention to guest relations focusing on the patient as a client. Good interpersonal relationships. Good writing skills and computer literacy are desirable. Organizational and time management skills desirable. Must have strong physical assessment skills and clinical skills.
  11. Must be highly adaptable and have the ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgement in carrying out work assignments. Must have good critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  12. Must be familiar with the principles of growth and development over the life span and the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpretation of information needed for each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs to provide the care needed.
  13. High degree of maturity, self-motivation, creativity, initiative and independent judgment required.
  14. Must have responsible, ethical, self-initiating professional behavior. Effective interpersonal skills, empathy and ability to listen and plan with staff, patients/customers/physicians are essential characteristics. Contributes to a positive work climate and to the overall team effort in a manner, which exemplifies the values and philosophy of the organization. Must be able to efficiently communicate with a diverse population. Self-awareness and self-evaluation are important characteristics as are accuracy in collecting data, completion of records and follow-up.
  15. Works closely with other staff, physicians, other external agencies and groups.
  16. Adheres to dress code. Presents a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance.
  17. Adheres to department attendance policy. Demonstrates punctuality and good attendance.
Required Skills

Qualifications/Training:

  • At least one year of nursing experience required.
  • One year home care highly desirable

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Must possess a current valid SC driver’s license and automobile insurance as required by law. Must be at least 21 years old to be covered under McLeod Health’s fleet vehicle insurance policy. Must meet McLeod policy for driving eligibility. License and registration as required by state law.
  • LPN License, BLS Certification. Possession of professional liability insurance is encouraged.
  • Graduate of an accredited program in practical nursing. Evidence of continuing education in home care highly desirable.
Job Location
Florence, South Carolina, United States
Position Type
PRN
Position Type Details
PRN
Physical Address
Home Health Florence Office, 300 South Dargan Street

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