The Home Health Nurse (LPN) is a member of the health care team who provides comprehensive nursing services to individuals and families in the community.
*Participates with RN in the coordination of care for primary patients
*Evaluates and revises patient care goals in conjunction with the primary RN, patient and family.
*Provides appropriate preventative, rehabilitiative, and palliative nursing procedures according to the Plan of Care
*Follows the established plan of care and notifies primary nurse or area manager in a timely manner if revision is recommended.
*Communicates with MD, family and other involved care providers to clarify care and make aware of significant changes in condition.
*Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related goals.
*Maintains effective working relationships with patients/families, referral sources, physicians, community resources and insurance representatives
*Provides adequate training of patients and families
Graduation from a state approved school of practical nursing. Registered to practice nursing in the states of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. A minimum of one year of acute nursing experience.