• LPN, Home Assist - (Around the Clock Lake County employees only)

    Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 6:07 PM)
    ID
    2018-4280
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    (Lake County - Around The Clock Employee Posting only)

     

    At Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio, we are looking for dependable, compassionate people interested in gaining experience and becoming an invaluable resource to our organization. VNA of Ohio is now hiring a part-time LPN at our Cleveland location supporting Lake County and your qualifications and skill set may be an ideal match for this opportunity.

     

    As a vital community resource for more than 115 years, VNA of Ohio is the most trusted home health and hospice provider. We serve patients and families in 17 counties throughout Northeast and Mid- Ohio providing care to patients, wherever they call home. Our compassionate staff of more than 400 professionals offers unparalleled expertise and experience about the comprehensive medical needs of adults and the aging population.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The LPN will be responsible for providing direct patient care under the direction of a designated Clinical Manager. Including but not limited to the following tasks:

    • Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients in a home or inpatient setting to include bowel/bladder training, ventilator/respiratory, wound care, tube feeding & ostomy care.
    • Utilizes principles of the nursing process to assist in data collection, planning and evaluation of nursing care.
    • Demonstrates nursing knowledge and skills in the implementation of prevention, therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing care.
    • Takes and records patients' vital signs.
    • Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or inter-muscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts.
    • Reinforces instructions and explanations of the patient Plan of Care or teaching plan.
    • Uses oral and written communication to convey pertinent information to members of the health care team in a timely manner.
    • Reports any significant changes in the patient’s health status to the appropriate individual(s).
    • Maintains a safe environment for the patient and self.
    • Identifies unmet learning needs and seeks assistance from others in meeting those needs.
    • Complies with company policies and procedures.
    • Completes all required forms, reports, time cards, itineraries, etc., accurately and within designated timeframe.
    • Recognizes and follows established lines of communication.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Qualified candidates must:

    • High School Diploma or GED. 
    • Graduate of an accredited LPN program.  Associate's degree in Nursing preferred.
    • At least 2 years hospital or LTC experience preferred.
    • Home care and/or Community Health experience is required.
    • Experience working with ventilators, trachs and managing chronic illnesses.
    • Experience working as part of a team and working effectively with persons and communities from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.  The ability to work in a complex institutional structure requiring significant collaboration.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

    Education/Training/Experience:

    • Nursing Certification; licensed in the State of Ohio.
    • CPR certification is required.
    • Valid driver's license and automobile insurance.

     

     Apply via our website:  www.vnaohio.org 

     

    We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, tuition reimbursement and 403B. 

     

    You can learn more about VNA of Ohio at www.vnaohio.org 

     

    VNA of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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