Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Health

  • Nurse On Call
  • Sebring, FL, USA
  • Oct 01, 2021
Full time Health Care Nurse

Job Description

We are currently hiring LPNs to provide skilled home visits for our Tampa agency.  We have opportunities located in Hillsborough, Polk, Hardee, & Highlands Counties.

The Home Health LPN administers quality, skilled nursing care to patients in the home. Work in accordance with physician orders and the Plan of Care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Director, Professional Services.  Performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure the provision of quality patient care.

What you will do in this role:

  • Under the direction of a RN, provides patient care and identifies the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of patients.
  • Verifies Plan of Care prior to each visit and provides care according to the physician’s orders, assessment data, established standards and guidelines and documents accordingly. Incorporates short and long term goals as established by the Plan of Care into nursing care, as evidenced by documentation in the nursing notes.  
  • Performs an ongoing assessment during each visit and documents data in patient medical Communicates significant findings, problems, or changes in the patient’s condition to the supervising RN and/or Director of Professional Services and the physician and documents all findings, communications and appropriate interventions. Documents nursing interventions including patient response.
  • Assesses patient/caregiver’s knowledge of disease process, treatment regimen and/or medication administration. Provides basic and specialized teaching as ordered in the Plan of Care and based on the patient’s needs. Identifies and recommends other disciplines needed for quality care of the patient.  

What qualifications you will need:

  • Graduate of an accredited LPN/LVN program
  • Minimum of one year experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinical care setting
  • Home care experience preferred
  • Must be licensed as an LPN/LVN in good standing in the state(s) where they will be providing services
  • Meets all additional requirements for hire including state specific requirements
  • Current BCLS prior to delivering patient care
  • Reliable transportation and proof of valid automobile liability insurance
  • Must have valid driver’s license

Nurse On Call is a Medicare certified agency of HCA Healthcare that provides home healthcare services.  Our professionals include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, rehabilitation therapists, and social workers trained to help you try to get back to your normal life as quickly as possible. We offer a full range of individualized services for those who qualify and options to keep you healthy and that aim to lower your chances of hospital readmission. Our focus is to keep you on the path to recovery and wellness, not back to the hospital.  With physical and occupational therapy, skilled nursing and more, Nurse On Call provides the care you need in the comfort of your own home. 

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.