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Position Posted On:
9/26/2013
Employer:
Mercy Home Health Services
Address:
1055 6th Avenue Ste. 200
Des Moines, IA  50314
Website:
http://www.mercyhomecareservices.com
Job Title:
LPN
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
40
Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
D.O.E.
How To Apply:
http://www.mercyhomecareservices.com
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Job Description:
•Provides care following the plan of treatment and patient care plan. •Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate personnel and the attending physician •Provides patient care education to clients and other caregivers. •Participates in coordination of services with other disciplines and community resources as needed. •Provides skilled observation regarding physical and mental condition of patients. •When providing private duty or staffing in a facility, follows the sign •in procedure and the policies and procedures for that particular institution. •Completes and submits all required documentation in a timely manner. •Demonstrates sensitivity to patient and/or family needs, customs or feelings. •Maintains confidentiality of client information. •Participates in case conferences as directed. •Follows policies and procedures of the company. •Arrives at scheduled time and completes assignments. •Recognizes emergencies and has knowledge of emergency procedures. •Maintains a good attendance and tardy record per ANC policies. Reports absences to supervisor prior to the scheduled start time according to policy. •Attends inservices or special case orientations. •Grooming and overall appearance is acceptable. •Maintains productivity standards. •Maintains availability requirements. •Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
•Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing •Currently licensed to practice in the state serviced •One year of nursing experience required •One year of hospital nursing experience preferred. •Proof of eligibility to pass medications required. •Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification.