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LPN

Company: Shamrock Home Care
Location: New Haven
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Shamrock Home Care - The LPN is responsible for assessing patient health problems and needs, implementing nursing care plans, and maintaining medical records. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: Provide skilled nursing care under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor Complete evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication reviews Coordinate with physicians, therapists and other individuals in the clients care plan Assess and chart observations of the clients condition at each visit Maintain complete and accurate documentation of nursing care Work collaboratively with all members of the health care team Provide education to clients and families on proper home health care procedures and strategies Record patients' medical information and vital signs. Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions. Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home or work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems Perform other duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES) Associates degree required; Graduate of an accredited state approved, Bachelors Degree from school of nursing preferred Current and valid Connecticut Licensed Practical Nurse license One year of LPN experience Current CPR certification (required) Drivers License Car Insurance & Registration Strong interpersonal skills that build personal rapport and establish trust with the client Computer literate Strong organizational skills Excellent written and communication skills Ability to meet physical demands of the job (ex: lifting 50 pounds for transfers) Home health care experience Bilingual (Spanish) preferred PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Keywords: Shamrock Home Care, New Haven , LPN, Healthcare , New Haven, Connecticut

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