ResCare dba Creative Living Services Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Home Health Care in Peoria, Illinois
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Title:Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Home Health Care
Line of Business:HomeCare Services
Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities!ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Home Health Care.
Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Home Health Care Responsibilities
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides patient care and administers medications for patients in their home environment according to a Physician's Plan of Care and under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN).
Provide 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independence.
Monitoring clients vital statistics and reporting abnormal findings to the case manager and physician
Administration of medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care
Complete routines as established by other care professionals such as PT, OT, Speech Therapists
Insure infection control policies are maintained at all times
Follow client's plan of care.
Accurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians
Documentation of progress and outcomes for established goals
Informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
Ordering supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all times
Establishing and maintaining a professional relationship with families, clients, and other health providers
Report incidents or accidents to case manager
Ensuring all medical equipment is maintained and report faulty equipment to DME for repair
Performs other duties designed to improve employee effectiveness as a member of the team
Conducts self in professional and ethical manner
Willing to assist others
Handles information in a confidential manner
Communicates in an open and honest manner
Proof of current license as an LPN in good standing from the state(s) of practice
Current CPR certification
Complete a skills checklist inventory
Has completed a Criminal Background Check indicating that the applicant does not have a record of conviction of any of the criminal offenses listed in policy and according to state regulation
Must be able to travel to, between, and from client's location, providing own transportation
Be able to bend stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
Able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting 50 pounds
Knowledge of individual service plans, including understanding of client rights and health needs
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of physical assessment findings and deal with findings appropriately. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
New graduates welcome to apply!Benefits
In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:
Competitive pay based on experience
Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
Suite of voluntary insurance options
Paid Time Off
Company Discount Purchasing Program
Cell phone Service
Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
Employee Assistance Program
Legal Assistance Program
Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.
ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.
6919 N KNOXVILLE AVE STE 102 , PEORIA, IL 61614-2817 USA
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