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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The VNA Health GroupA proud past. A compelling future.A future that includes you.For over 110 years, the VNA Health Group has served the needs of home health and hospice patients in our communities. In that time, we've grown to become an organization of 2500 dedicated employees in three states, a leader and innovator in health care, and an award-winning organization. For the last three years, we've been a certified Best Place to Work -, we've been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a top provider for aging services, and many of our leaders have been awarded with distinction for their contributions to health care.As a VNAHG employee, you'll not only be joining a winning organization, but one that will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.Our Continuing Education programs will keep you current, with learning and certifications to help you master your profession.Our online learning system will provide knowledge at your fingertips, anytime, anywhere.Our Employee Referral programs give you the opportunity to recruit trusted colleagues and receive cash rewards for doing so.Our recognition programs provide that much needed "thank you" for doing a job well done.Our 403B and 401a retirement plans will help you plan for your future.Our leadership fosters a culture of support, while giving you the freedom to bring your best self to work every day.If this sounds like a future you'd like to be a part of, read on!Position Summary:The LPN is responsible for providing quality care and nursing services under the direction of a Registered Nurse.#INDNURSESResponsibilities:Supports organization's mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workersEvaluates the needs of patients with life limiting illnesses and their families and provides nursing care services as directed by the Registered Nurse and as described in the interdisciplinary plan of careAssists client to follow preventative and rehabilitative nursing proceduresMonitors quality and appropriateness of services providedEstablishes and maintains professional working relationship with health care providers and other members of the disciplinary teams in providing patient and family careAdheres to agency infection control and safety policiesAdheres to the organization's policy in regards to absenteeism and appearanceQualifications:Graduate of an NLN accredited LPN program with current NJ LPN licensure2+ years of med/surg and acute care nursing experience1-2 years of homecare and hospice experience preferredExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong computer skillsExcellent organizational and interpersonal skillsCar and valid driver's licenseWillingness and ability to travel as neededWorking Conditions/Physical Demand: Working indoors and outdoors with clinical equipment and use of phone and computer; Job characteristics: Client and Customer contact

Keywords: Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, Newark , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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