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LHC Group Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse in Marquette, Michigan

Job Summary The Licensed Practical Nurse in Home Health is responsible for providing quality patient care and performing technical skilled care in the patient's home. License Requirements liCurrent LPN licensure in state of practice./li liCurrent Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation./li liCPR Certification required./li /ul Essential Functions liProvides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. May not alter the plan of care./li liAs assigned, visits patient and provides nursing care according to plan of care./li liParticipates in the in-service program according to LHC policy./li liCompletes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes to the agency daily./li liParticipates in the QA/QI plan and process./li liContinually observes and reports the patients nursing needs. Instructs the patients family in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient./li liObserves, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition./li liAdheres to and participates in the Care Management process./li liParticipates in staff conference regarding patient care./li liAll other duties as assigned./li /ul