Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN
Home Health Care Nursing - NWG
Relief / Per Visit - Days - 8 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Reporting to the Home Health Care Clinical Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation for assigned Home Health Care patients. Appraises individual and family health needs and plans for coordinated home health services for clients of all ages. Functions according to the Practical Nurse Act, according to professional standards, and according to their level of knowledge and experience.
Conditions of Employment:
Education & Training: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
Experience: Minimum 1+ years of med/surg or acute inpatient experience and/or home health (skilled visits) experience is required.
License, Certification & Registration: Current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Valid driver's license. CPR certification required.
Other Requirements: Current auto insurance with proof of coverage required. Must possess a driving record free from major violations within the past five years, and maintain an acceptable driving record with no major violations in accordance with Motor Vehicle Regulations and Abington – Jefferson Health's auto insurance policy. Any and all major violations incurred must be immediately reported to the manager, department head or Human Resources department.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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