Posted in Other 5 days ago.
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services. Hospice care is offered to terminally ill patients in their home, skilled-nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities, and at our two inpatient facilities located in Hillsborough and Durham, North Carolina.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
The LPN in the Duke HomeCare and Hospice Referral Center will work as a liaison between the hospital, doctor's office, and Duke Home Health to name just a few. Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records is extremely important to be successful in this position.
Shift: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM; every 4 to 6 weeks, work a Saturday shift 8AM-5PM.
Assume responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in patient care area. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the LPN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Provide and document direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. Nursing care is guided by the physician orders and the nursing plan of care. Patient response to care is reported to a registered nurse for evaluation, intervention and modification of the plan of care. Assist other health care personnel in the delivery of patient care.
Assist physicians and other nursing personnel in the performance of various diagnostic procedures.
Assist in the development and implementation of general policies and procedures to provide for the emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients; participate in the formulation of new policies.
Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment and other material resources.
Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and assists in performance improvement activities.
Assist with control of material resources and maintenance; assist in appraisal of effectiveness of material and equipment and report any equipment malfunctions to charge nurse.
Participate in in-service education programs and other conferences within the service.
Assist in the training of new employees.
Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse program.
Preferred experience in Home Health Setting for 1+ years
Experience working with EMR systems
Experience with direct patient care with knowledge of disease processes is key.
Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required.
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