Responsible for providing nursing services to patients in the home under the direct supervision of a registered nurse following a plan of treatment as ordered by the physician.
1.Provides direct patient care in the patient’s home.
2.Coordinates the patient and family/significant other education process.
3.Continuously plans, implements, and evaluates patient care, incorporating patient and family/significant other into the process.
4.Participates with physician partners and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family/significant other plan of care.
5.Communicates effectively all relevant information (e.g., patient information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor and/or RN case manager, in timely way.
6.Communicates and documents changes in patient condition, on a timely basis, to charge nurse/supervisor, RN case manager and/or physician.
7.Delivers nursing care within established standards of care, hospital and unit guidelines, policies and procedures.
8.Performs other duties as assigned
License, Certification, Education or Experience:
REQUIRED for the position:
•Currently licensed as a LPN in the State of Washington
•Current Washington State Driver’s license and proof of insurability
•Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
•Demonstrates ability to communicate clinical / educational knowledge to others (i.e., students, staff, patients and families, caregivers).
•Demonstrates skills to complete the nursing competency assessment checklist.
•Demonstrates knowledge of new trends and techniques in nursing.