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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Home Health

Company: Family First Homecare
Location: Venice
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Family First is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our Venice area team providing long-term solutions to individuals needing care in the privacy and comfort of their own home.Overview:At Family First Homecare we understand the importance of treating our patients and our caregivers like family. Investing in compassionate and skilled caregivers is instrumental in the process of improving the quality and the lives of our clients.Previous Home Health Experience Not Required, New Graduates WelcomeJoin our Preceptor Program where you will gain hands-on home health experience with the complex pediatric and adolescent population with ages ranging from 3 months to 21 years old. Receive training on trach and vent with our Clinical Managers in our onsite skills lab. Skill level required will vary depending on patient needs and will include training on G-tube care, trach care, and vent care as well as ADL's, medical management, and other skills. Our goal is to provide the training that will foster professional and personal development for our nurses.Experienced Nurses WelcomeWith your experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) working in pediatrics, we would welcome you to work with our most medically fragile patients. If you have a passion for training, consider becoming a preceptor and helping grow the pediatric nurse workforce for the benefit of the communities we serve.Position Summary: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing nursing care in accordance with Family First Homecare (FFHC) policy, Nurse Practice Acts, and State / Federal regulations.Shift: Flexible hours, Nights - PRN, Part-time, and Full-time shifts available. Sign-on Bonus: $300

  • Must orient within 2 weeks from the day of interview.
  • Recent trach / vent experience
  • Must work night shifts
  • Must work 40 billable hours within 90 days from day of orientation.Responsibilities:
    • One-on-one care in a home setting within the guidelines set by the Plan of Care.
    • Provide comprehensive patient care in a home setting within the guidelines set by the (POC) Plan of Care.
    • Administer medications, perform daily patient assessments, and conduct light housekeeping.
    • Accountable for making decisions that are based on the individual's nursing experience and educational preparation.
    • Ensures the completion of patient care documentation in a timely manner.
    • Attends and/or completes all mandatory training/ in-services as assigned.
    • Submits required personnel file documentation in a timely manner.
    • Occasionally assists with admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge paperwork as assigned.Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Qualifications:
      • Licensed as an LPN in the state of Florida.
      • Current hands-on CPR/BLS Certification.
      • Must have a clear background screening.
      • The ability to read and communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
      • Working knowledge of Nurse Practice Acts.
      • Must have reliable transportation.Preferred Skills:
        • Previous experience caring for patients with trach, vent, and/or G-tube.
        • Pediatric experience.
        • Comfortable with homecare.Additional Information:
          The position will enjoy the following benefits:
          • Weekly pay.
          • Direct deposit.
          • On-going growth and professional development with Family First.
          • Flexible 4-12-hour shifts.
          • Employee Referral Bonus Program.
          • Paid hands-on training in simulation lab and bedside.#AR2

Keywords: Family First Homecare, Palmetto , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Home Health, Healthcare , Venice, Florida

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