Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Job Description:The LPN, under the direction of a registered
nurse, licensed physician, or other specified health care
professional, participates in patient care commensurate to Scope of
LPNs hired into hospital departments that do not include a
long-term care or behavioral health setting must be enrolled and
complete their RN within 2 years.What does it mean to be a part of
our Homecare & Hospice team?Watch this video to hear from our team!
https://youtu.be/-9s347GIs-gHome is where families gather, where
special occasions are celebrated, and where memories are made. Most
of all, home is where you feel comfortable, relax, reflect, and
heal. Intermountain Homecare & Hospice is privileged to be the
caring hands of Intermountain Healthcare in the home bringing
quality, compassion, skill, and excellence. Homecare allows
patients to be at home, where they want to be, through their health
journey. This exciting work allows you to develop your clinical
skills while experiencing this unique and highly rewarding care
environment.Job EssentialsPosting Specifics
- Benefits Eligible: No
- Shift details: On-call M-F 8am-5pm
- Mileage reimbursement and shift differentials available
- During COVID-19: Proper PPE is provided, and strict guidelines
followed to ensure the safety of caregivers/patientsMinimum
- Current LPN License in state of practice.
- Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare
- Approved IV Certification (As required by facility).
- Clean driving record.
- Ability to link-up to the company on-line database twice a
- May assist in the admission and check-in process by orienting
patient or significant other to patient care setting (e.g.,
routines, patient care, patient rights). Assists with the
completion of needed forms.
- Assists in the collection, reporting, and documentation of
appropriate assessment data. This may include taking and recording
vital signs, height and weight, current medication information, and
- Identifies patient pain or discomfort and reports and responds
- Assists patients with Activities of Daily Living.
- Prepares patient for medical or surgical medical
- Completes interventions within Scope of Practice.
- Assists physician or licensed independent practitioner with
treatments or procedures.
- Obtains and tracks specimens for laboratory analysis (e.g.,
venipunctures, stool, urine).
- Prepares, administers, and manages medication (oral, IM, SQ,
- Assists with stocking and coordinating supplies as needed.
- Appropriately documents assessment data, interventions,
physician and independent practitioner orders (verbal or phone that
fall within the LPN's Scope of Practice and must be signed by an
RN), update of care plan, update changes to discharge planning,
medication administration, and patient and family education.
- Appropriately communicates with supervisory RN, physician, or
licensed independent practitioner regarding assessment findings,
changes in patient condition, patient history data, implementation
or changes to plan of care or discharge plan, and physician or
independent practitioner orders (verbal or phone).
- Participates in patient education.
- Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice including
compliance with regulatory standards, practices within scope of
licensure, provides accurate and timely documentation, and
understands legal implications of care delivery.
- Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own
- Participates in quality improvement projects and
- May act as a lead, mentor, or trainer to other staff.Physical
Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information,
labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment
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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and
visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as
hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues
quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency
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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and
delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes
frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care,
accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer
patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and
equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and
including heavy items.
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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and
obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes
pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy
items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of
equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended
period of time.Location:Homecare - BurleyWork City:BurleyWork
State:IdahoScheduled Weekly Hours:0
Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Ogden , Homecare LPN, Healthcare , Burley, Utah
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