Licensed Practical Nurse / Registered Nurse

   Posted: July 5, 2022    Location: Long Island, NY    Department: Clinical    Reports to: Director of Patient Services    Job Type: Clinical

Job Description

An LPN/RN is an important member of the Always Compassionate Home Care Agency, Inc. nursing service team. They tend to the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient and his/her family.  The LPN/RN is one who shows compassion while treating patients with dignity, responds to actual or potential health problems, performs health teaching, provides supportive care. It’s your job to evaluate medical care, answer patient questions and communicate any or all concerns to your nurse supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Current NYS Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nursing License.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing or approved nursing curriculum with current NY state licensure as a RN
  • A minimum of 1-year experience preferred.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination card

LPN Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation, implementation, and continued evaluation of the care plan.
  • Observes, records and reports patient’s changes to the RN Supervisor.
  • Perform household tasks directly essential to only the patient’s health needs.
  • Maintain patient safety.
  • Use universal precautions.

RN Responsibilities

  • Collect patient health histories and perform an assessment of patient’s referred to us.
  • Observe and record patient behavior.
  • Orient and supervise HHA per visit frequency
  • Participate in patient/family teaching activities and counseling of patient/families when necessary.
  • Maintain documentation of all nursing activities and observation according to the requirements of the individual health care setting.
  • Follow HIPAA regulations per agency policy and federal/state regulations.

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