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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Pediatrics - Part Time

Pediatric | Talihina, OK | Part Time | From $22.00 to $25.00 per hour

Job Description

PRIVATE DUTY PEDIATRIC LPN

Shift is Sunday and Monday 7am to 3pm - 16 hours total

Reports to Director of Pediatrics

About Us

At Southwestern Home Health, we are dedicated to providing skilled in-home care to our most precious patients. Southwestern Home Health is part of the Mays family, and we take pride in the quality service that we provide our patients. If you have a passion for providing excellent care to patients, we want you to be part of our work family!

We offer

  • One-on-on patient care setting
  • Full-time or part-time, flexible schedules, multiple shift options available in many areas
  • Electronic documentation
  • Full-time benefits offer medical, dental, and vision insurance; supplemental insurance including life, paid time off; and generous 401k match

About the Position

Have you always wanted to work with pediatric patients? Are you looking for a one-on-one patient care setting? Come join our team of caring professionals across Oklahoma.

The Private Duty Pediatric Nurse furnishes services in accordance with agency policies, prepares clinical and progress notes, assists the physician and registered nurse in performing specialized procedures, prepares equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required, and assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques. (COP §484.30(b))

What’s Required

  • Current LPN or RN license through the board of nursing in the state of practice
  • Positive attitude and good organizational skills
  • Is self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision
  • Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice
  • Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or agency requirements and is in good working order

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year pediatric nursing experience
  • Community/home health or medical/surgical experience

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide safe home health services to patients/clients and families/caregivers
  • Implement plan of care initiated by the RN Clinical Supervisor in collaboration with the physician
  • Assist the registered nurse or physician in carrying out the plan of care
  • Develop, prepare, and maintain individualized patient/client care documentation consistent with the plan of care, and submit accurate documentation
  • Assess and provides patient/client and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care as established by the registered nurse
  • Document communication and condition of the patient and address problems identified in the on going assessment or provide documentation of rationale for not doing so
  • Assists the patient/client and family/caregiver in learning home nursing procedures, self-care techniques and other care needs as appropriate to the patient’s/client's condition
  • Administer medication, diet and other instructions as directed by the registered nurse and ordered by the physician
  • Use equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently
  • Participate in personal professional growth and development and keep current in nursing trends and knowledge.
  • Participates in in-service programs and quality Improvement program of the agency
  • Participates in public relations and community activities that promote the agencies role as an effective member of the health care delivery system

This is not a full list of duties and responsibilities. A full job description will be provided.

Our agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.