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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE

Company: All Ways Caring HomeCare
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

Our Company:
All Ways Caring HomeCare

Overview:
Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Duties include providing routine care, general observation of client's health status, assists the RN and physician in treatments and communicating with clients and their families/guardians. Reports changes in condition and/or additional client needs to supervisor.

External Job Description:
Providing 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independenceMonitoring client's vital statistics and reporting abnormal findings to the Case Manager and PhysicianAdministering medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care and provided assessments of resultsCompleting routines as established by other care professionals such as PT, OT, Speech TherapistsEnsuring infection control policies are maintained at all times, reporting possible communicable diseases or infections and ensuring the overall implementation and practice of infection control procedures are implementedAccurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians as well as documenting the progress and outcomes for established goals and informing physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needsCoordinating or ordering supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all timesEnsuring all patient needs are being met in accordance with the instructions of the physicianMonitoring incidents involving individuals, ensuring incident reports are completed timely, accurately, and informing case managers, and examining the individual following the incidentEnsuring all medical equipment is maintained and reporting faulty equipment to DME for repairOther duties as assigned

Qualifications:
LPN/LPT/LVN Degree from an accredited college of nursing with current unrestricted registration and license in the state of practiceValid driver's license, acceptable driving record and proof of car insuranceCPR professional certificationExperience in administering medications1+ years of nursing experience preferredHome health care experience preferredAble to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 poundsAble to bend, stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of timeMust be able to communicate both verbally and in writing

About our Line of Business:
All Ways Caring HomeCare delivers quality, compassionate and highly individualized care and support that helps people in need of assistance stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. - Whether recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities. - All Ways Caring HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as in-home monitoring with Rest Assured - Telecare, which helps to reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer. - For more information, please visit www.AllWaysCaring.com. Follow us on Facebook -and -LinkedIn.

Keywords: All Ways Caring HomeCare, Downers Grove , LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE, Healthcare , Downers Grove, Illinois

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