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424201 Licensed Practical Nurs

Penn Medicine
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
The homecare/ hospice LPN shall provide care and health services to patients by following the plan of care and instructions from the RegisteredNurse case manager. C are, education and treatments are provided in the patients residence which may be a home, facility, or nursing home.The LPN must function with a large degree of independence and draw on their education and experience to provide care and treatment in avariety of conditions. The LPN may also be scheduled to provide 1:1 continuous care for hospice patients who are actively dying and needskilled services.1. Provides skilled nursing care in the patient homes: teaches and demonstrates care to the patient and families thereby promoting independenceand safety while improving patient satisfaction. Demonstrates clinical competence including but not limited to venipuncture, wound care andpulse oximetry.2. Follows the plan of care established by the RN for existing patients receiving nursing care and makes scheduled nursing visits to improveoutcome measures and reduce re-hospitalization. Communicates immediately with the office any changes in schedule.3. Communicates verbal and written information in a timely manner both laterally and vertically to peers and supervisors. Documentsassessments and observations in an objective, clear and concise manner in the patients EMR within the time frames.4. Communicates any changes in condition to the physician and case manager. Reports patient findings to the case manager including symptoms,reactions, progress, and family situations.5. Assists patient/ families to understand terminal illness and the dying process and comfort measures to initiate including pain management.

Vocational / Technical School / Diploma Program: - Required\n\nWork Exp.: 2-4 years - Required\nAt least 1-2 years medical-surgical experience or equivalent.\n\nCurrent License as LPN in New Jersey\nCurrent CPR

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Posted: 2019-10-03 Expires: 2019-11-02

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Penn Medicine
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

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