The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the supervision of the Care Manager to assist the Physicians/Registered Nurses in the care of clients in their homes by provision of comprehensive skilled nursing services directed toward maximum rehabilitation to achieve the established goals and objectives identified. He/She will keep fully cognizant of Medicare/Medicaid/Commercial insurance requirements Agency Policies and Procedures. In addition this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the client served by his/her team. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. He/she must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the client's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each client's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs. He/She must be able to provide the care needed as describe in the departmental policy and procedure guides. The LPN may be required to work every other weekend depending upon client census. Supplements the nursing care needs of the client as provided by the Registered Nurse.
Riverside Home Care provides the trained staff and complete array of specialized services to help you maintain your safety and independence, and we do it in the comfort of your very own home. Riverside Home Care offers home health, usually provided to individuals recovering from an illness, surgery or hospital stay, and short- or long-term in-home private care for assistance with everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning.
Education: LPN Program Graduate required
Experience: 1 Year nursing experience in acute care setting or home care setting preferred
Must have and maintain: a current valid driver's license with proof of satisfactory driving record and history; proof of auto liability coverage as required by Virginia State law. Must have reliable transportation to make visits to patient's homes each day. LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE Required. CPR/BLS Required.