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743 N 24th St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

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Licensed Practical Nurse

Join Our Dynamic Team!

Job Summary

There is a wide range of services provided by an LPN. The LPN provides service in accordance with Agency policies and nursing standards of practice and assists the Registered Nurse in completing the physician’s plan of care for skilled services. The exact nature of the duties depends on the environment of the specific job although there are commonalities in all positions.

Job Requirements

  • Assisting the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques

  • Reporting findings and observations to the Registered Nurse and other members of the team to assure coordination of services and timely response to client changes or needs.

  • Prepares clinical and progress notes

  • Giving medication as prescribed by a physician

  • Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight

  • Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas

  • Giving injections of medication

 

Other specific responsibilities include

  •  When dealing with ill or injured patients, the duties often are:

  • Monitoring fluid and food intake and output

  • Moving patients safely

  • LPNs work with patients in their homes. The nurse may be required to perform additional tasks including:

  • Assessing patients’ reactions to medications

  • Assessing patients' mental health

  • Providing emotional support

  • Assisting with daily needs such as bathing and dressing

  • Observation of patients' skin for potential bed sores

Ability to handle a diverse range of situations and responsibilities is the primary duty of an LPN. When working in a home health care setting, the LPN is a vital member of the health care team.

 

Qualifications

  • 1 Year in home care

  • Active Pennsylvania Nursing License

  • CPR Certified 

  • Spanish Speaking is a plus