Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Location
Falls Church, VA
Posted
Jun 15, 2022
Closes
Jun 28, 2022
Ref
1268-B
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Human Touch Home Health is currently hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for our Office in Falls Church, VA.

We are seeking skilled Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our client's homes providing direct home health patient care. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment.

Responsibilities
  • Record a patient's medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients' condition including fluid intake and complete charts
  • Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
  • Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
  • Communicate with patients' family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions
Requirements
  • Proven experience as LPN or similar role
  • Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work
  • Familiarity with home health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
  • Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate and able to handle stress
  • Successful completion of LPN license program is a must
  • Minimum one (1) year of nursing experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) required, with home health experience preferred


Company Overview: Human Touch Home HealthCare has been around for over 23 years, with multiple locations through Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, and Pennsylvania we offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time. We provide skilled and non-skilled care. Human Touch Home Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status

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