LPN Home Care

LPN Home Care

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Department: Nursing
Hours: Part Time
Facility: Home Care
Salary: $22-$25/hour

Position Overview: Oversee aspects of care in accordance with physician’s orders, resident, and family needs.

Salary/Benefits Package:

  • Competitive rates starting at $19/hour; shift differentials; creative scheduling
  • Excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision coverage
  • 403(b) retirement plan with matching, life insurance, and generous paid time off

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coach & lead those staff members reporting to LPN – work as one ‘Team’ to keep things running smoothly.
  • Responsible for dispensing medications to residents.
  • Charting & paperwork – Ensures all reporting requirements are met and completes all required paperwork, i.e. infection control, accident/incident reports, etc.
  • Sterile technique / aseptic technique.
  • Skin assessment, decubitus care, dressings / irrigations, catheterization, topical applications.

Basic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with issues that arise while on duty.
  • Assist with wing staff evaluations.
  • Assist with physician orders.
  • Working with residents and staff.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education Required:

  • LPN license

Experience Required:

  • Dispensing meds and medical aspects.
  • Previous long-term care or home care experience preferred.

Hazards: Exposure to the following may be present in this position:

  • Blood-borne pathogens and infectious body fluids/waste
  • Needles
  • Combative residents
  • Disinfectants and cleaners

Equipment Used:

  • Oxygen equipment, suction machine, Keofeed pumps, Hoyer lifts, and all other generally required nursing equipment.
  • Computer, photocopier, fax machine, and general office equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Travel may be required.
  • Every-other weekend required, and holidays may be required as needed.
  • May be required to work past regular shift, or off-shifts as necessary.
  • Working conditions for this position may include the following: inside, odors, adequate lighting, working with/around others, working alone.

Physical Demands:

  • Some heavy lifting required at times: o ~20 lbs, @ 5% of time. o <20 lbs, throughout the shift.
  • Pushing wheelchairs.
  • Constant walking, standing, turning crouching, pushing wheelchairs & carts, sitting, talking, hearing, seeing, depth perception, and concentration are required for this position.
  • The ability to concentrate on more than one job at a time, and the flexibility to handle multiple tasks and prioritize as needed are essential.

Personal Protective Equipment & Uniform Requirements:

  • Scrub uniforms (with lab coat optional).
  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment when performing personal care, injections, dealing with blood or body spills, and working with chemicals (cleaning agents).
  • Bethany Village photo I.D.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent supervisory skills and ability to be a good listener are beneficial to successful performance in this position.
  • Ability to practice choice theory may also be required.
  • Must be able to communicate with staff, residents, and the families of the residents.
  • Resident-focused at all times, while acting as a pleasant professional is essential.
  • Task-centeredness, punctuality, and a pleasant demeanor are beneficial to successful performance in this position.

This description is intended to provide a summary of the major duties, tasks, and responsibilities of the position and shall not be considered an exhaustive listing of all the work requirements.

Apply Today!

Interested applicants are invited apply online or in person at:

Bethany Village – HR Dept
3005 Watkins Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

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