The Licensed Practical Nurse in Home Health is responsible for providing quality patient care and performing technical skilled care in the patient's
Responsibilities: Essential Functions
- Service - Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. May not alter the plan of care.
- Service - As assigned, visits patient and provides nursing care according to plan of care.
- Quality - Participates in the in-service program according to LHC policy.
- Quality - Completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes to the agency daily.
- Quality - Participates in the QA/QI plan and process.
- Service - Continually observes and reports the patient's nursing needs. Instructs the patient's family in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient.
- Service - Observes, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition.
- Service - Adheres to and participates in the Care Management process.
- Quality - Participates in staff conference regarding patient care.
Qualifications: License Requirements
- Mississippi - Current LPN licensure in Mississippi. Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle. Current CPR certification required.
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