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421011 LPN

Penn Medicine
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions collaboratively within the team by observing the patient/family needs and facilitating care. The LPN provides direct nursing care to home care patients within the scope of practice for LPNs. The individual will follow the Plan of Care (POC) established by the RN and the Interdisciplinary Team for patients. ¢\t Provides home health services to patients through regularly scheduled home visits. ¢\tFollows established Plan of Care (POC) developed by the RN and understand the process for changing the POC according to the patient and family needs.¢\tPerforms approved nursing procedures and treatments within the LPN scope of practice. Follows appropriate preventative and palliative nursing procedures according to the Nurse Practice Act for LPNs. ¢\tDocuments all interventions, patient/family response, and medication administered in the medical record. Maintains patient records so that problems, plans, actions, and goals are accurately and clearly stated. Completes patient notes the same day that patient is seen or shift care provided.¢\tAssists in the planning and evaluation of the nursing care for patients and their families.¢\tReviews POC with the RN and RN Team Manager. Updates and revises the POC under the direction of the RN to address current patient and family needs.¢\tParticipates in performance improvement activities as requested.¢\tPerforms duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures¢\tOther duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

Graduate of an NLN accredited LPN program AND 2+ years experience in acute care, home care, hospice care, or long term care\nPA LPN licensure \nBLS/CPR \nDriver's License\nMust have demonstrated knowledge of palliative care and home health nursing care.\nMust be able to satisfactorily complete the orientation process and competency training.\nMust be able to communicate to families and patients to reinforce care principles.\nMust be able to visit patients in various geographic areas as determined by agency contracts.

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Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-11

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421011 LPN

Penn Medicine
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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