LPN - Genesis HC/Alternate Solutions
Category: Nursing
Facility: Genesis HC/Alternate Solutions
Department: Genesis HomeCare/Alternate Solutions
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 20-35 visits/week with weekend on-call requirement
Job Details:

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A GENESIS PARTNER COMPANY POSITION. FILLING OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION WILL ONLY SHOW YOUR INTEREST IN THE POSITION. PLEASE CONTACT ALTERNATE SOLUTIONS AT 937-298-1111 WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

SUMMARY:
This job description is a record of the essential functions of the listed job. The job description provides the employee, Administration, Personnel Department, applicants, and other agencies with a clear understanding of the job, where it fits in the organization, and the skill and work requirements in relation to other jobs. Jobs are always changing to some degree and the existence of the approved job description is not intended to limit normal change and growth.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires Licensed Practical Nurse with current license in the state of Ohio. One year of experience as an LPN in an acute care setting is required; two years of experience is preferred.  Home Care experience is desired.

 

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

May provide a health statement signed by a physician and must show evidence of a current negative tuberculin skin test or x-ray.  Thereafter an annual tuberculin skin test is required, unless the employee has documentation of a previous positive T.B. test.  Employee must be free of physical/medical conditions which would limit or restrict their ability to perform the job functions listed below.  Bloodborne Exposure risk is all.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Other duties as assigned)

1.       Assists the RN in developing and implementing the plan of care.

2.       Provides services in accordance with the agency policies and procedures.

3.       Reports changes in client condition to the RN and Physician.

4.       Complies with agency policies and procedures.  Promotes and maintains an agency environment that is in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

5.       Submits clear and appropriate documentation in a timely manner and documents patient education.

  1. Communicates effectively to physicians, supervisors, and coworkers in a timely manner.

7.       Participates in case conferences promoting continuity of care.

8.       Attends in-service training and mandatory agency meetings.

9.       Reports to appointments as scheduled.

10.   Maintains a professional appearance.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Below are minimal knowledge/physical requirements of this position. An extensive amount of travel is required for this position.

Knowledge

Rarely

1% or less

Occasionally

2%-33%

Frequently

34%-66%

Constantly

66%-100%

Reading, Speaking, Writing English

 

 

 

X

Communications Skills

 

 

 

X

Computers / PDA

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Physical

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

Bending

 

X

 

 

Standing

 

X

 

 

Sitting

 

 

X

 

Driving

 

X

 

 

Lifting up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance

 

X

 

 

Stretching/Reaching

 

X

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

Hand/finger dexterity

 

 

 

X

Stooping (bend at waist)

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sensory Activities

 

 

 

 

Distinguish smell/temperature

 

X

 

 

Hearing/Seeing

 

 

 

X

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

Talking on the telephone

 

 

X

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

Hearing on the telephone

 

 

X

 

Vision for close work

 

 

 

X

Other (specify)

 

 

 

 

 

TRANSITIONAL WORK IS AVAILABLE (ALTHOUGH SOME JOBS MAY REQUIRE SPECIFIC TRAINING) SUCH AS: ANSWERING PHONES, FILING, COMPUTER WORK/DATA ENTRY, ATTENDING TRAINING/CONTINUING EDUCATION, REVIEWING SAFETY MANUALS & OTHER EDUCATIONAL MEDIA, AND ASSISTING OR PERFORMING OTHER TASKS WITHIN RESTRICTIONS ASSIGNED.




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