Licensed Practical Nurse-HH - UNC Home Health
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: May 15, 2022
DescriptionLICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - UNC HOME HEALTHBecome part
of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees,
whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique
communities we serve.As a UNC Home Health clinician, you will have
the exciting opportunity to care for patients in the community
utilizing your experienced skills set. One to One patient education
is provided to enhance the patient's self-management of their
disease process and progression toward goals while decreasing risk
of re-hospitalization. We are offer a competitive salary and
benefits with sign on bonus or loan forgiveness, excellent PTO
accrual, different staffing models and provide our staff with
training needed to offer individualized, evidenced based care to
each of our patients. Please consider joining our specialty team!
This is a place where we make a difference!
This position administers skilled nursing care to patients in their
place of residence, as prescribed by the physician and in
accordance with the established plan of care. Works under the
supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and coordinates care with
the interdisciplinary team as well as the patient/family. Delivers
care in compliance with State, Federal and Medicare standards and
the UNC Health Care System policies and procedures.
1. Administers prescribed medications, therapies and treatments in
accordance with practical nursing standards as allowed in the NC
State Board of Nursing Regulations.
2. Assists with the discharge planning and carrying out the
patient?s teaching plan under the direction of the RN.
3. Collaborates with the RN and healthcare team to advocate for the
patient and supports the patient?s psychological, ethical,
spiritual and cultural needs. Provides compassionate basic nursing
care and maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.
4. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others.
Has respect for and understanding of other clinical
5. Implements components of the plan of care within the LPN scope
of practice and competency to promote desired outcomes.
6. Maintains and reviews patient medical records, notes and
physician orders. Documents all patient activities in accordance
with documentation standards.
7. Provides direct patient care utilizing the nursing process under
the direct supervision of the RN. Collaborates with supervising RN
on the execution of the patient?s plan of care. Assists physicians,
RNs and health care team members with data collection, assessment,
planning, intervention and evaluation of patient and families? care
to achieve desired outcomes.
8. Reviews diagnostic test results and reports abnormal results and
changes in patient condition to the RN, physician and appropriate
healthcare team members in a timely manner.
Other InformationOther information:
- Graduation from an accredited program of Practical Nurse
- Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of
North Carolina.Professional Experience Requirements:
- Two (2) years of experience as a Licensed Practical
Nurse.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
- Good verbal and written communications skills and computer
skills. Must be proficient in English. Possess the ability to
transfer, maneuver and lift incapacitated clients in the home
setting. Must have current driver's license and vehicle insurance
in state of employment, and the ability to travel within a 50 mile
radius on a daily basis.
Job DetailsLegal Employer:Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit:Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , Licensed Practical Nurse-HH - UNC Home Health, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina
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