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Staff LPN - Home Care Sign-on Bonus $2,500

Job Description


Job ID: 1206098
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Boone Hospital Home Care brings the excellence of Boone Hospital Center directly to patients' homes. Patients are sometimes discharged from the hospital, or other facility, while still needing close medical supervision. Other times, a doctor may decide that a patient needs assistance but may not need to come to the hospital. This is where Boone Hospital Home Care steps in. Our caregivers are able to schedule home visits 24 hours a day, seven days a week with around-the-clock, on-call nursing supervision. Boone Hospital Home Care professionals also provide in-depth patient and caregiver materials, patient assessments and insurance verification assistance.

Boone Hospital Home Care provides home care and hospice services to patients 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Home care visits are provided for patients with a skilled medical need and are intermittent in nature. Hospice services are provided for patients diagnosed with a terminal illness. Services include care from the following disciplines: nursing, therapy, aide, social work, chaplain and dietician. In addition to skilled medical care Boone Hospital Home Care professionals provide in-depth patient and caregiver education, patient assessments and insurance verification assistance. Boone Hospital Home Care handles of the financial, regulatory, planning, billing and collection functions for the agency.(Separate corporation from Boone Hospital Center)


Overview


Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including IV management, utilizing the nursing process, under the supervision of the RN.


Responsibilities

  • Implements treatments and procedures within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Performs patient assessment and evaluation with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.
  • Assists in developing and updating the plan of care with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.
  • Implements plan of care with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License
  • LPN - IV Cert

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • <2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer