LPN-Home Health Full Time (All Locations)

Full Time
Breaux Bridge, Eunice, Lafayette, New Iberia Locations
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The Licensed Practical Nurses is directly responsible to the Director of Nursing.

Responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse

Responsible and Accountable to:
Perform skilled nursing services under the supervision of a Registered Nurse including such duties as the following:

  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments according to law and as permitted within the scope of the individual's license
  • Perform nursing care according to the needs of the patient and as indicated in the written plan of care.
  • Inform the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient's condition and needs
  • Prepare clinical and/or progress notes and incorporate them into the clinical record at least weekly.
  • Teach self-care techniques to the patient and/or family.
  • Develop plans of care.
  • Participate in in-service programs.
  • Work under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Observe, record, and report to the immediate supervisor the general physical or mental condition of the patients
  • Assist the physician and/or registered nurse in performing specialized procedures.
  • Assist in development of the plan of care.
  • Prepare equipment for treatments, including sterilization and adherence to aseptic techniques.
  • Assist the patient with activities of daily living and encourage appropriate self-care.
  • Perform complex wound care if in-service is documented for specific procedure.
  • May perform routine venipuncture (phlebotomy) if written documentation of competency is in personnel record. Competency must be evaluated by an R.N. seen if L.P.N. has completed a certification course.


  • Current LPN license in the State where services will be provided
  • One year clinical experience in home health preferred with at least one year clinical experience required
  • Knowledge of home health federal, state, accreditation regulations
  • Ability to effectively problem solve and possess decision making skills
  • Demonstrates qualities of ethics and integrity, dependability and reliability
  • Active communication skills
  • Demonstrates excellent clinical and documentation skills
  • Must agree to work at only one agency per day

The L.P.N. shall not:

  • Access any intravenous appliance for any reason.
  • Perform supervisory aide visit.
  • Alter the plan of care, make initial assessment visit, prepare the recertification, make aide assignments, function as a supervisor of the nursing practice of any registered nurse, direct and supervise quality assurance programs, or act as a consultant to any home health agency.
  • The job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by management
  • patient education
  • promotion of patient/family independence

This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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