Job Description

Job Title: LPN, Home Health - Susquehanna
Job ID: 1800002A
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (could vary)
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Divine Providence
Department: SRHH-NURSING FIELD STAFF
Location: 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

The LPN, Home Health provides direct technical nursing care to patients/families within their home setting under the direction of the primary care nurse and in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.

 

Provides individualized skilled home health nursing care to patients under the supervision of a registered professional nurse.

Maintains a confidential record of patient's progress, symptoms, reactions; treatments performed, interventions and care provided. Completes documentation including visit assessment and verbal orders accurately and promptly on the laptop device or in the written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day. This information is communicated to the primary service provider and appropriate interdisciplinary team members in a timely and thorough manner.

Assists the registered nurse/therapist in assessment of patient's condition and contributes information to aid in planning and evaluating care. Considers the physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of the patient.

Provides individualized patient/caregiver teaching and appropriate counseling related to health prevention, health maintenance and disease process under the direction of the registered nurse

Maintains nursing knowledge base through inservices, literature review, mandatory and competency programs

Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction


Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide

Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

 

  • Graduate of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing required.
  • One (1) year Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care facility and/or skilled nursing facility required.
  • Minimum of 2 years med/surg experience in an acute care and/or skill nursing facility preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance w Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance w Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

 UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

 

Salary Range: $16.49 to $24.74

Union Position: NON

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