The Foundation for Positively Kids immediately seeks a LPN for part time (possibly full time) private duty nursing. Hours and days vary; 4-12 hour days; possible evening and weekend hours. Must have 1 Year Pediatric experience, Vent experience preferred. To provide nursing care in a home setting in compliance with State and Federal guidelines. We are a fast-growing, stable Non-Profit organization that focuses on excellent patient care serving medically fragile children throughout Clark County. If you are seeking a position where you will be appreciated, great team work and be involved with our unique agency, this is the job for you!
Nursing care includes physical care, emotional support and patient/family education according to the Care plan. Must be able to lift 100 lbs. Must be motivated, enthusiastic and able to interact with the child.
Recognizes and reports symptoms that indicate changes in the patient condition to the Nursing Supervisor and Home Health Manager.
Duties include but not limited to: observes, records and reports general physical and mental condition of patient, signs and symptoms that indicate change, stressors in human relationships between patients, families and personnel, observe and implement infection control, universal precautions and safety measures.
Has Knowledge of current policies and procedures of standard patient care.
Maintains productivity standards.
Demonstrates competency with a variety of nursing skills including: gtube, tracheostomy, ostomy care,
Wound care. Vent experience a plus.