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Licensed Practical Nurse-HH - UNC Home Health

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


  • This position qualifies for a $10,000 commitment incentive with a three (3) year commitment and relocation assistance (relocation amounts based on location distance).Monday - Friday 8am-5pm with an occasional Saturday shiftLICENSED 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 disciplines.
    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:
    Education Requirements:
    • Graduation from an accredited program of Practical Nurse education.Licensure/Certification Requirements:
      • 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 Applicable

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Licensed Practical Nurse-HH - UNC Home Health, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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