Job: LPN - Home Care - PACE - Englewood

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Job Description

LPN - Home Care - PACE - Englewood

  • Location: CO, Denver
  • Schedule: Regular Full-time
  • Department: 102 - Nursing
  • Facility: CAPT - InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE-Denver Center
  • Date published: 24-Aug-2017
Job Description

Job Summary

This position is a Home Care position, covering south Metro Denver and the southern suburbs. Under clinical supervision, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs assigned nursing procedures and provides general nursing care to participants, in accordance with InnovAge policies and all applicable regulations.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Participant Care

Estimated Percent of time Spent - (Approximately 100% of Time)

Provides general nursing care which includes the supervision or administration of prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.

Furnishes services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned per the plan of care, in accordance with agency policies and applicable regulations

Performs treatment(s) per policies and procedures.

Implements the orders written by primary care and nursing orders when necessary.

Performs phlebotomy functions when necessary

Instructs participants and family regarding medications and treatment instructions and ensures understanding of given information.

Observes, records, and reports participants condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Requirements

Education

Required

High School Diploma or GED required


Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

Required

Current State Issued Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license

Current CPR card or the ability to obtain a CPR card.

Preferred

IV Certification

Work Experience and Qualifications

Required

A minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly

Preferred

One to three years of experience as an LPN in a clinic or long term care setting with geriatrics experience

Knowledge of medications used in the treatment of geriatrics

 

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