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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Williston, SC

Professional Case Management Williston ,SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

***Sign on Bonus Available***

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a state-approved school of practical/vocational nursing
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice as an LPN/LVN in the state(s) of employment
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent experience
  • CPR certified
  • Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • If IV certified show evidence of advanced educational preparation and completion of course including supervised clinical
  • Licensed driver with good driving record and automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements

Essential Functions/Areas of Accountability

  • Provide nursing care as defined in the nurse practice act for an LPN/LVN and under the direction of a registered nurse
  • Client Assessment:
  • Contribute to assessment of client health status
  • Collect, report, and record objective/subjective client data
  • Observe client conditions or change in condition
  • Recognize and report changes in client condition to the case manager and physician as directed in a timely manner
  • Collect data and report signs and symptoms of deviation from normal health status
  • Assist in identification of health care problems and in formulating list of client needs/problems
  • Contribute to setting realistic short and long-term goals for assigned clients
  • Plan of care:
  • Follow the plan of care developed by a registered nurse
  • Participate in development of written plan of care
  • Recognize, understand and respect cultural, spiritual, and religious beliefs, needs, and rights to choose
  • Assist in identification of measures to support human function and maintain hygiene and comfort
  • Maintain environment conducive to client well-being
  • Assist in assuring access to community resources
  • Participate in the identification of priorities
  • Participate in reviewing and revising the plan of care
  • Implementation of the plan of care:
  • Carry our functions taught in an approved LPN/LVN program
  • Assist client with ADL's, encouraging self-care
  • Provide direct care, comfort measures, emotional support to patients who have a stable or predictable condition
  • Provide care, interventions, and communicate response of the client under direct supervision
  • Assist with rehabilitative activities including range of motion, alignment, proper body mechanics, and others as allowed by state of practice
  • Provide an environment conducive to safety and health
  • Administer prescribed treatment and medications, except by intravenous route (except IV certified LPN/LVN per advanced preparation)
  • Perform selected IV therapy functions as delegated and supervised by an RN
  • Document prescribed interventions and responses
  • Assist and provide reinforcement with client/family/other teaching
  • Maintain safe and effective care/environment for clients and coworkers:
  • Consult/seek guidance from RN and others as indicated
  • Initiate standard emergency procedures until RN or physician is available
  • Apply principles of asepsis and infection prevention and control
  • Participate in the development, revision and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to potentially unsafe situations
  • Demonstrate safe practice in the use of equipment
  • Make recommendations on improvement of safety
  • Evaluate client response to interventions:
  • Evaluate effectiveness of common treatments/tasks, document and communicate outcomes of care given
  • Assist with the collection of evaluation data
  • Contribute to modification of plan of care
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals in providing client care
  • Communicate verbally and through complete and accurate documentation in the clinical record
  • Seek education/training or assistance with areas of concern
  • Perform job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community standards:
  • Accept responsibility for professional nursing role
  • Follow applicable state and federal laws and agency standards
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job
  • Refrain from discussing client or staff identities, conditions, or circumstances in public or with others who do not have a legitimate interest in the person
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Agency Performance Improvement Program and pertinent PI activities
  • Attend meetings and continuing education offerings as required
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

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Company Description
Since 1997, Professional Case Management (PCM) has been providing quality, nationwide in-home nursing services to sufferers of chronic diseases. We are the nation's premier healthcare provider for nuclear weapons workers, uranium miners, millers and haulers suffering from illnesses contracted in the course of their employment. Our mission is to deliver quality care to enhance patient outcomes in the privacy and comfort of their homes.

Professional Case Management

Since 1997, Professional Case Management (PCM) has been providing quality, nationwide in-home nursing services to sufferers of chronic diseases. We are the nation's premier healthcare provider for nuclear weapons workers, uranium miners, millers and haulers suffering from illnesses contracted in the course of their employment. Our mission is to deliver quality care to enhance patient outcomes in the privacy and comfort of their homes.

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