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Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN) - PDHC

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Erie
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Overview The Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN) - PDHC is a variable and/or part time employee in our Pediatric Day Health Centers. The PDHC Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN) provides direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse to deliver safe and effective nursing services. Essential Job Functions * Monitors and documents patient's status through on-going observation and assessment. * Identifies patient care priorities which result in quality nursing care. * Notifies RN of changes in the patient's status, new physician orders, or changes in the plan of care. * Implements physician's orders and communicates any changes in patient status to the primary physician. * Documents in nursing progress notes the nursing care rendered, including but not limited to, patient's condition, changes in patient status, communication with the physician, changes in treatment plan and patient/family teaching. * Fosters and maintains a collaborative relationship with the interdisciplinary health team. * Assesses the family dynamics, strengths and weaknesses, particularly in regard to the patient's medical condition and developmental status. * Provides teaching, counseling and support to families in an effort to facilitate adjustment to their child's medical problems and/or developmental status. * Maintains awareness of and complies with company policies and procedures. * Acts in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act while complying with company policy and procedure. * Maintains professional, supportive and responsive interpersonal communication skills. * Participates in case management conferences, staff meetings and in-services. * Demonstrates initiative, ability to problem solve and makes appropriate nursing judgments. * Reflects current knowledge of trends, research and recent advances in the care of the medically complex child. * Assists in orientation of new employees, acting as a resource person. * Maintain awareness of available resources and the process by which to access them. * Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisory staff. * Maintains patients/family confidentiality. * Coordinates activities appropriate to age group and handicaps based on growth and development. * Able to administer oxygen and/or aerosol treatments; able to administer and monitor intermittent/continuous feedings; able to administer medications as ordered; able to start a peripheral IV and administer medications via the IV site or port; able to supervise the preparation of meals and snacks. * Aware of pediatric emergencies and the interventions necessary. * Capable of opening and closing the center as needed based on assigned shift. * Successfully completes annual skills lab, mandatory in -services and required licensing CEU's Requirements * Current license as a licensed practical nurse in the state. * No disciplinary board action related to nursing license * Demonstrates adequate knowledge of home ventilators, apnea monitors, oxygen, trachs and trach care, suctioning, special feedings, G-tubes, N/G tubes, J-tubes and IVs. * Current Basic Life Support Certification. * Evidence of negative TB skin test or X-ray. * Satisfactory criminal records check. * One year experience in a pediatric health care environment. * Knowledge of the quality of care for medically complex children. Other Skills/Abilities * Must be able to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times * Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations * Strong commitment to clinical excellence * Ability to train and supervise staff * Ability to interact comfortably with culturally and linguistically diverse families * Attention to detail * Time Management * Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution * Excellent organization and communication skills * Quick-thinking and astute decision making skills Physical Requirements * Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English * Must be able to walk into the center and be able to ride in a vehicle when transporting patients to and from their residence approximately 50% of the work week. * Physical activities including standing, lifting or assist in lifting the patient for feeding, changing and emergency response: * Patients weighing up to 25 pounds - frequently, 80 - 90% of the work day * Patients weighing 26 to 49 pounds - occasionally, 20 - 30% of the work day * Patients weighing in excess of 50 pounds - with assistance only, 5 - 10% of the work day * Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, squat and generally demonstrate flexibility to play, render treatment, rock, hold or transfer children from beds/cribs to floor, bathe and assist in the restroom approximately 90% of the work day. * Must be able to see with visual and listen with hearing acuity to sufficiently monitor lights, sounds and alarms on applicable equipment as well as patient pulse and respirations. * Must have sufficient strength and manual dexterity to safely operate equipment, including grasping and maniSDL2017

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