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Licensed Practical Nurse (Florence County) – Home Health

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

4895

JOB DESCRIPTION

Licensed Practical Nurse (Florence County) – Home Health

Job Summary

  • 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.
  • Responsible for assisting with revisits within a geographical area. Supervised by Team Clinical Manager, McLeod Home Health. Works under the direction of the primary RN. Collaborates with all caregiver staff: team RN, PT, OT, ST, MSW for interdisciplinary coordination of patient care; Responsible for independent actions consistent with the professional standards of nursing practice.
  •  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 be able to handle potential problems related to safety issues for staff and patients in all settings. 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. High degree of maturity, self-motivation, creativity, initiative and independent judgement required. 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. 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. Works closely with other staff, physicians, other external agencies and groups. Adheres to dress code. Presents a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance. Adheres to department attendance policy. Demonstrates punctuality and good attendance.

Schedule: Full Time; 80 hours biweekly.

Qualifications/Training:

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

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.
WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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