LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse (Field)

HCR Home Care, a leader in Home Health Care for over 30 years, is committed to providing the best quality patient care and superior service, and we now service 19 counties across New York State.
HCR is an employee owned company, offering YOU an active partnership in our business.
Our employees play an important role in treating people and keeping them safe and healthy in the comfort of their own homes, and we believe our employees are the reason HCR is able to provide award-winning home care.
Consider a career at HCR! We offer competitive pay and benefits, continuing education and training opportunities, and utilize state-of-the-art technology.
This position will include early hours to go to facilities to give BGs before breakfast.
Administer practical nursing care to patients in accordance with physician's orders under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Under the direct supervision of a CHN/RN/Case Manager and within the scope of practice for a licensed practical nurse:
Provide health education according to the teaching plan established by the RN.
Provide routine LPN nursing care as outlined in the nursing care plan and within the scope of practice for an LPN.
Observe signs and symptoms and report to the physician and case manager reactions to treatments including drugs and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.
Document those services rendered to the patient, changes noted in the patient's condition and/or family and home situations.
Document communication with case manager and physician.
Other duties as assigned.
Employees are required to accept any job assignment, including those with clients who have pets and/or smoke in the home.
Working conditions may expose field staff to disagreeable sights, odors, body wastes, communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens, smoke, pets, and other allergens.
Potentially hazardous materials such as those found in cleaning agents and other chemicals may be stored in a client's home.
Required Skills Strong computer skills and the ability to use Agency's EMR program.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and written and verbal communication skills.
Able to work independently, and complete paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion.
Must comply with privacy& HIPPA laws.
Must be respectful of the patient's rights & treat a client & his/her belongings with dignity & respect.
Valid driver's license and automobile with current insurance coverage and in good working condition available to use for work.
Must be willing to travel throughout assigned county.
Willingness to submit to physical examination, criminal background and drug testing.
Required Experience Diploma as a Licensed Practical Nurse from an approved program.
Currently a Licensed Practical Nurse, licensed with the State of New York Board of Examiners.
Community health experience preferred.
Must be available to train Monday through Friday.
Job Location Oswego, New York, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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