Hiring LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses)

Job Locations US-NY-Hempstead
ID 2021-1240
Category
Healthcare Support
Type
Part Time / Full Time

Overview

Location: Long Island, Nassau County, and surrounding communities.

Pay: $28.00-$30.00/hr

 

Home Care Assistance has immediate openings for LPNs.

 

Who We Are: 

 

TheKey is proud to be the largest private-pay provider for senior companionship and home care for aging seniors in North America. We stand for optimal well being in our clients and pride of purpose in our care teams. Our strong core values have positioned us to continue providing companion care even as we navigate COVID-19. 

 

What We Offer: 

  • 24/7 Covid Rapid Response Team
  • PPE supplies provided if needed - masks (required), face shields, gowns and gloves
  • Safety Precautions Training
  • Assistance with gathering resources / county testing

COVID-19 Protocols and Essential Worker Support:

  • 24/7 Covid Rapid Response Team
  • PPE supplies provided if needed - masks (required), face shields, gowns and gloves
  • Safety Precautions Training 
  • Assistance with gathering resources / county testing

Who You Are:

 

A dependable, compassionate and empathetic professional looking for a career with profound purpose. You are motivated by helping others and providing quality service above all else. You are driven by making an impact and contributing to a better quality of life for the aging population. You want to show up and make a difference each and every day. 

 

What You Will Do: 

You will have the ultimate responsibility to help implement customized care plans that encompass solutions to nurture the whole person in mind, body and spirit.  You will be providing impeccable care to clients by assisting in scheduled activities as well as overall care management.  You will treat your clients like family, going above and beyond to enhance their quality of life.

Responsibilities

Job Duties: (include, but are not limited to the following)

  1. Providing services in accordance with Home Care Assistance policies and procedures and regulations that define scope of practice.
  2. Prepares clinical and progress notes on the relevant and specialized nursing services he/she provides.
  3. Assisting the RN and/or physician in performing specialized duties related to end-of-life care.
  4. Assisting the RN in carrying out the plan of care.
  5. Preparing equipment and materials for treatment, adhering to aseptic techniques as required.
  6. Assisting the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques as required.
  7. Assessing patient/family response to care.
  8. Insuring communication of information to appropriate team members.
  9. Submits documentation per agency policy.
  10. Participated in Clinical Records Reviews.
  11. Participated in in-service programs and staff meetings
  12. Evaluates own need for support and using identified system(s) to meet the need.
  13. Complies with the Home Care Assistance Compliance Plan.
  14. Complies with the Home Care Assistance Infection Control Policies.
  15. Complies with the Home Care Assistance HIPAA Policies.

Working Environment: 

 

Field experience may expose employee to temperature extremes, physical injury by patient, family, animal or others in the community, unsafe environment or exposure to infectious diseases and offensive odors.

  • Equipment and Supplies: Prudent and efficient use of routine office supplies and equipment. Prudent and efficient use of routine medical supplies, nursing bag contents, sphygmomanometer and stethoscope, instrument packs. All the preceding items should be protected from theft and weather at all times.
  • Knowledge and Competency: Must demonstrate basic knowledge of all procedures included in the LPN/LVN description. Must have the ability to follow instructions from the physician, nurse supervisor and other professional staff. Ability to
    communicate effectively with managers, patients, families and co-workers. Must have effective means of transportation, which will enable employee to make visits to patient’s homes if needed. Must be able to assess safety of home situations for self, patients, and other staff members, including physical and psychological dangers. Must have the ability to effectively cope with patients, families and all others with varying backgrounds, socioeconomic conditions, and value judgments. Skills include the ability to use cognizant approach to problem solving in delivering patient care with considerations being given to the patient’s past experience, finances and other resources. Skills are needed to assess both physical and psychological needs of patients and institute the appropriate nursing intervention. Must possess ingenuity to handle medical and situational emergencies.
    Maintains confidentiality of information relating to the patient and family. Will discuss only those aspects necessary to the care and treatment of patient and family with those directly involved in the patient’s care.
  • Physical Demands: Must be able to complete all physical demands of the job, which may include, but not be limited to: the ability to lift and transfer patients, carry supplies,and read normal typewritten print. Have corrected vision and hearing within normal range and have manual dexterity with normal range of motion of all extremities. May be requested to work weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime. Must be able to work
    alone without usual support systems immediately available in acute care settings. Must have the ability to deal with abrupt schedule changes and to maintain objectivity in coping with the stress of working with acute, chronic and terminally ill patients.
  • Work Ethic: Complies with the Home Care Assistance dress code, projects a professional attitude towards self, patients, and other staff members, and follows agencies public relation policies regarding outside speaking and professional affiliation, clearing all such requests through Home Care Assistance.

Qualifications

Required Skills, Education and Certifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  • Licensed as a licensed practical/vocational nurse in the state of employment.
  • Provide skilled and compassionate nursing care to patients and families in their home or community under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in general nursing practice.
  • Should have good communication skills. Ability to work well with others, function well under pressure, and function independently.
  • Must comply with the standard outlined in the Nurse Practice Act.

What We Are All About:

 

At TheKey, we pride ourselves on hiring quality professionals who feel just as passionate as we do about helping transform the lives of aging adults by providing the utmost white glove experience for our clients to promote a healthy mind, body and spirit. Our employees are compassionate, committed, innovative and dedicated to improving the quality of life our seniors so deserve. Would you like to help us change the way the world ages?

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