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LPN Nurse

Nurse on Call, part of the Brookdale family

This is a Contract position in Chandler, AZ posted December 3, 2020.

Overview Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

Are you looking for a team that puts associates 1st?

We have a home health LPN position open in the East Valley.

We are looking for an LPN who enjoys working with seniors in their homes.

At Brookdale, we provide home care to seniors living in our IL/AL communities as well as to those living in private homes.

We offer a competitive hourly rate, paid drive time and excellent comprehensive benefits.

Please contact: Mary Franklin mfranklinbrookdale.com The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you’ll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile.

The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding.

But you’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs.

Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities Responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Responsible for following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

Follows the plan of care, providing treatments and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized duties related to end of life care.

Implements current nursing practices following a comprehensive assessment and plan of care.

Provides accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.

Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self-plan of care.

Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group.

Examples include Hospice Aide, OT, PT, SW, ST, Dietician or Clinical Supervisor.

Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to aseptic techniques.

Provides appropriate pain/symptom management.

Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.

Participates in personal, professional growth and development.

Also participates in organization’s quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.

It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.

An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications Education and Experience Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.

Minimum of one (1) year experience as a licensed nurse.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements Must be licensed as an LPN/LVN in good standing in the state(s) where he/she will be providing services.

Meets all additional requirements for hire including state specific requirements.

Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or Organization requirements and is in good working order.

Management/Decision Making Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines.

Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents.

Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.

Knowledge and Skills Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability.

Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process.

Has working knowledge of the organization.

Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner.

Ability to learn the hospice regulations and requirements, governmental regulations and CHAP standards.

Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.

Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organizational skills.

Understands principles of pain/symptom management.

Must be able to function in a stressful work environment.

Ability to market and deal tactfully with customers and the community.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions Standing Walking Sitting Use hands and fingers to handle or feel Reach with hands and arms Climb or balance Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl Talk or hear Taste or smell Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds Vision Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage On-Call on an as needed basis Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents Exposure to latex Possible exposure t