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Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Health

Company: Broward Children's Center
Location: Pompano Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled persons in such settings as private homes, or schools. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE One year certificate from college or technical school; and one or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid Florida LPN License Valid Florida Driver's License Duties/Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide assigned nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse and/or physician.
  • Provides care for assigned home health patients including, but not limited to; Nursing assessment: initial head to toe, vital signs and ongoing monitoring of patients.
  • Documentation of all activities and assessment finding
  • Administration of medication
  • Growth and development enhancement: provide client with verbal, visual and tactile stimulation, range of motion exercises, splint or physical therapies
  • Safety measures: maintenance of universal, fall and seizure precautions
  • Chest physiotherapy, oral/nasal/tracheal suctioning, pulse oximetry, oxygen therapy, ventilator management, cleaning and maintenance of respiratory supplies
  • Respiratory treatments: administration of aerosolized nebulizer treatment
  • Maintenance of aspiration precautions
  • Nutritional support: feedings by mouth, gastrostomy tube, naso-gastric tube
  • Activities of daily living: bathing, toileting, diapering, lifting, transferring
  • Assure that progress reports are made to the office personnel and/or physician for patients under medical care when there are changes in the patient's condition or there are deviations from the Plan of Care. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35lb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Broward Children's Center, Pompano Beach , Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Health, Healthcare , Pompano Beach, Florida

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