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LPN - Home Health - Hospice - New River Valley

Radford, VA, US, 24141

Job Summary




This position will support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Will assist the RN in performing care for patients of all ages in the home specific to the individual patient needs as ordered by the physician and supervised by the registered nurse. Care must be directed toward specific goals and documentation must reflect care given as well as discharge planning. 


Provides quality nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of the patient of all ages based on nursing processes. The Home Health LPN may not perform initial assessments for home health admission nor home health aide evaluations. The LPN is supervised by the RN case manager, Clinical Supervisor, or Manager. The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. As such, the individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to assess date reflective of the patient’s status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age and specific needs, and provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.  Largest volume of time is spent while sitting during activities such as driving, patient care and completing documentation.  May be required to lift/transfer or turn patients weighing in excess of 200+lbs.  May need to carry equipment weighing in excess of 50lbs.  Frequent exposure to temperature extremes depending upon individual home environment as well as seasonal weather conditions. Frequent travel in adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow, sleet, humidity, etc.  Required to operate motor vehicle daily.  There is potential for exposure to elements such as chemicals in blood collection tubes. Potential exposure to blood/body fluids.  Contact with fumes, odors, dust, smoke, etc. may be encountered in home environments.  May be able to work independently with minimal on-site supervision.  Must be able to effectively interact with other members of the health care team.  Shift work occurs with evening and weekend visits.  Patient homes often limited working space.  Stressful documentation requirements.  May have visits in high crime areas.


Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

 


Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

Education: Graduate of approved school of Practical/Vocational Nursing.

 

Experience: Must have at least one (1) year of experience in med-surg nursing. Home health experience preferred.

 

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Must  possess valid Virginia driver’s license.

 

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must have own form of reliable transportation and clear criminal record check.

 

 

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 79837 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Hospice - New River Valley 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Full Time, 8:00am-4:30pm
Recruiter: WHITNEY D SHELL 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email: WDShell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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