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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Constellation Health Services
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

We're seeking an LPN for our Home Health Program!Territory: Covering Suffolk CountyJob Summary:Our Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are responsible for providing care for our clients and patients in their home or community setting. The Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN is responsible for assisting in the planning for the patient's and family care under the direction of the RN the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care established by physician, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes. The Licensed Practical Nurse supports the philosophy, goals and culture of Constellation Health Services.Requirements:Graduate of an accredited practical nurse program.Licensed New York State Licensed LPN with a minimum of 1 year of clinical experience.Some rotating weekend days required and one summer and one winter holiday.Community health home care/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred.Clinical auditing background preferred.Experience conducting chart reviews preferred.Wound care experience preferred.Understands philosophy/regulations of home health care also, understands needs of patients.Job Responsibilities:Provides nursing care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized duties related to end of life care.Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.Maintains accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.Recognize and interpret symptoms and institute remedial measures within the scope and limits of a Licensed Practical Nurse.Observes records and reports to immediate supervisor if any changes in patient's condition.Participates in coordination of hospice and other home care services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include RN, hospice aide, MSW, OT, PT, ST, Registered Dietician, Spiritual Counselor or Clinical Supervisor.Participates in Hospice IDT meetingsImplements care to achieve outcomes of comfortable and safe dying and effective grieving for the patient and family.Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to aseptic technique.Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient's response to treatments/medications.Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also, participates in organization's quality assessment performance improvement team activities.Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse or clinical supervisor.Some weekend days are required, and summer and winter holiday commitments as neededBenefitsCompetitive PayGenerous Benefits packagePTOLife InsuranceDisability InsuranceIn-Service TrainingOpportunities for growthConstellation is committed to treating people like they're family and connecting those we serve with the right care for their unique situations. We provide community-based home health, palliative care, hospice, non-medical home care, school-based OT/PT/ABA, and in-home ABA therapy through our broad network of providers. Constellation is a family-owned, family-centered organization that has remained true to our commitment to providing the best patient experience and the highest quality outcomes. We believe this is accomplished by ensuring that everyone we connect with feels valued, trusted, and heard. This core has earned us the distinction of being a Certified Great Place to Work For FOUR consecutive years as well as ranking as one of the Top 25 Places to Work For in Healthcare!Apply today and take your place among the stars with Constellation!by Jobble

Keywords: Constellation Health Services, Brentwood , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Smithtown, New York

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