Private Duty LPN- Columbia-Full Time

April 18, 2013 - May 02, 2013
Location:Columbia, TN
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:Provide Private Duty Nursing care in the comfort of the patients home. Will work under the supervision of an RN Field Supervisor.

Elk Valley Health Services offers a friendly work environment, competitive pay, 401k, and for those who qualify, benefits including: Paid Time Off, Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life, Accident Coverage and more.


Full Time 40 Hours per week
Pediatric Patient
Duties:Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions

Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse

Provide basic patient care and treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing

Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and

Work as part of a health care team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement

Provide medical treatment and personal care to patients in private home settings, such as cooking,
keeping rooms orderly, seeing that patients are comfortable and in good spirits, and instructing family members in simple nursing tasks.

Perform other duties as necessary.

Follow policies and procedures related to safety.

Conduct visual safety inspections throughout the work day; identify and report unsafe conditions and correct as needed.

Immediately report incidents/injuries to supervisor.

Incorporate safe behaviors into daily work life.

Demonstrate appropriate body mechanics in all situations.

Qualifications:Six months related experience

Licensed by the State of Tennessee or Multi State licensed.

CPR Certified.

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