Home Health LPN
- $55,000 to $70,000 Yearly
- Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance
Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Location: Boise, ID
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000 to $70,000 per year
Our Client is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team. The primary function of the LPN is to provide nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for patients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary group, patient/family and referring agency.
Graduate of an accredited School of Vocational/Practical Nursing.
Current State license as a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse, or a multi-state license issued by a state member of the National Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) if practicing in a state member of the NLC, current driver's license.
Two years experience as a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse in a clinical care setting.
Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills.
Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance.
Provide direct patient care in their place of residence, delivering nursing services under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Assess and monitor the health status of patients of all ages.
Administer medications and treatments as prescribed.
Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement comprehensive patient care plans.
Coordination and Communication:
Coordinate care with patients, families, and referring agencies to ensure a holistic approach to healthcare.
Communicate effectively with registered nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
Keep accurate and timely documentation of patient care activities and progress.
Compliance and Licensing:
Adhere to all relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards related to nursing practice.
Maintain a current and valid State license as a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse.
Ensure compliance with the National Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) if applicable.
Experience and Skill Application:
Apply nursing skills based on generally accepted standards of practice.
Utilize good interpersonal skills to establish rapport with patients and their families.
Environmental and Working Conditions:
Adapt to working in various conditions, including the patient's home.
Manage possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and infectious diseases.
Work a flexible schedule, including local travel, and occasionally face unpleasant weather conditions.
Physical and Mental Effort:
Engage in prolonged standing and walking.
Demonstrate the ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients.
Work under stressful conditions, meeting deadlines, making quick decisions, and acquiring necessary resources.
Address patient and family psycho-social needs with sensitivity and empathy.
Display hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity in nursing tasks.
About Our Client:
Since 2004, our client has been a cornerstone in the Treasure Valley, offering essential home health and hospice services. Beyond the norm, they specialize in programs such as Massage Therapy, Speech Therapy, Urinary Incontinence, and Transitions. Proud participants in the 'We Honor Veterans' Program and honored as the '2016 Top 10 Best Places to Work,' they embody where compassionate care intersects with excellence. Their mission, to "positively affect the lives we touch," fuels their commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare services to the Treasure Valley community. They prioritize best practices across all service dimensions, supporting not only their patients and their families but also the broader communities they serve. As a trusted healthcare resource, they take pride in contributing to the overall well-being of the community.
Burns Recruitment & HR ConsultingBoise, ID
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