New Leaf Residential
  • 15-Nov-2019 (EST)
  • Akron, OH, USA
  • 18.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Vacation time accrual / Medical benefits

Currently accepting and interviewing for LPN's in Summit County. 

A qualified Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse. Services are furnished in accordance with Agency policies. Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

$18 an hour
Based upon a minimum of 40 hours per week. Overtime ineligible.

About Us
Our company was built on the belief that all individuals can excel in a community setting regardless of the difficulties they face on a daily basis.
Our combined experience of over thirty years working with individuals with developmental disabilities gives us a unique advantage in helping all persons live a life full of potential.

Job Requirements

  • Maintains all required records of consumers progress, unusual incidents, medication reactions, etc.
  • Reports to management any needs of the individual or program which has been designed but is not being met.
  • Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.
  • Implements the nursing care plan for each patient.
  • Provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned.
  • Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate.
  • Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and RN reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.
  • Teaches and counsels the patient and family/significant others regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home.
  • Evaluates with registered nurse the effectiveness of the LPN's/LVN's nursing service to the patient and family under the guidance of the registered nurse.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of observations, treatments and care of patient.
  • Participates in medical record audit as assigned.
  • Attends staff meetings, patient care conferences and in-services as scheduled.
  • Takes on-call duty, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.
  • Submitting any changes in schedule to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Participating in patient care conferences to discuss the need for involvement of other members of the health team, such as physical therapist or speech language pathologist.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes.
  • Assists the physician and RN in performing specialized procedures.
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments.
  • Observes aseptic technique as required.
  • Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques.

Minimum Acceptable Characteristics

  • Graduate of a state approved school of practical (vocational) nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in nursing, preferred.
  • Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several variables within familiar context.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Develop good rapport with consumers and demonstrate physical strength to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Valid Ohio driver's license, personal vehicle insurance at state minimum guidelines, and a safe working vehicle must be at the site at all times.
  • Successful completion of all required background checks.
  • CPR certification required, documentation of current TB test or willingness to get one.
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