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Licensed Practical Nurse – Home Health (Horry County)

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

2637

JOB DESCRIPTION

License Practical Nurse – Home Health (Horry County)

•    The Licensed Practical Nurse 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. Directly accountable to the Clinical Manager, McLeod Home Health.  •    Functions within agency and unit policies and procedures. Manages own time productively and independently and complies with attendance and reporting requirements. 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. Demonstrates ability in exhibiting good communication skills, attention to guest relations focusing on the patient as a client.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.

Schedule: Full Time; 80 hours biweekly.

Qualifications/Training: •    At least one year of nursing experience required.  •     Previous home care experience preferred. •    Evidence of continuing education in home care highly desirable

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education: •    LPN License, BLS Certification. Graduate of an accredited program in practical nursing •    Must use own car when company transportation is not available for travel to remote sites, often in rural, isolated areas. •    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. •    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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