Sanford Health Adult Home Health LPN - Home Care Nursing in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Adult Home Health LPN | Home Care Nursing | Fargo
State: North Dakota
Department : HOME CARE NURSING
Job Schedule: Part Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
The LPN provides professional nursing care for clinic patients of all ages following established standards and practices. The LPN functions in a structured care setting and adheres to the policies and procedures established by Sanford. The LPN must demonstrate knowledge of nursing principles for the home care patient and possess the ability to perform testing to assess data reflective of the patient's status and to interpret appropriately the information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related protocols for the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient. Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. Knowledge of patient education principles to develop a self-care program. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe homecare environment. Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed. Skill in taking vital signs. Skill in documenting and maintaining records. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, health care providers, and the public. Ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions. Ability to interpret, adapt, and supply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Requires current licensure as a practical nurse in Minnesota and North Dakota. Must have graduated from an accredited school or college of nursing program leading to licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate's degree in practical nursing is preferred. Specific services/positions may have additional education, training or experience requirements. Must have attended a pre-licensure nursing program that included supervised clinical experience across the life span as part of the curriculum or have had a minimum of 400 hours of experience as a RN (or LPN) at another facility. If IV therapy is required, the incumbent must have completed, upon date of hire or within designated timeframe as determined by the department, a board approved educational program that included intravenous therapy in the curriculum or successfully completed a course in intravenous therapy that was developed according to board guidelines and approved by the board. Requires current licensure as a practical nurse in the state/states of practice.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Part Time
Req Number: req16592