Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Care, LPN-Bilingual Mandarin/ Cantonese (Brooklyn)
Company: VNS Health
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Provides high quality nursing care and personal care to patients
under the direction of the registered professional nurse consistent
with VNS Health philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and
Standards of Nursing Practice. Provides nursing care to patients in
any of the service areas. Works under moderate supervision.
--- Utilizes skills of observation, interviewing and
physical/psychosocial assessment to gather relevant data in
identifying changes in condition, and assesses patient living
conditions and family situations, alerting the registered
professional nurse or coach, as appropriate.
--- Travels to patients' homes and/or other facilities with varying
environments (e.g., elevated buildings, walk-ups, care facilities,
single/multiple family homes, presence of pets, etc.) using
approved transportation options to deliver direct care to the
--- Delivers nursing care to patients in any of VNS Health's
--- Provides nursing care in accordance with VNS Health policies,
practices, procedures and Standards of Nursing Practice, which may
require standing, stooping, sitting, crouching, bending and
stretching to deliver patient care.
--- Transports and utilizes required medical equipment and supplies
using VNS Health designated/supplied carrying case weighing
approximately 25 - 30 lbs. to and from patient homes/care
facilities, VNS Health offices and other locations.
--- Participates in the development of treatment plans and
interventions with the registered professional nurse.
--- Assists the registered professional nurse in carrying out the
care plan and performing specialized duties when necessary.
--- Provides health instructions to patients and family caregivers
in accordance with the registered professional nurse's plan of
--- Performs technical procedures safely, efficiently, legally and
within the scope of practice.
--- Documents assessment findings; treatment and interventions
provided with patient/family responses in accordance with VNS Home
--- Assumes responsibility for personal professional growth.
--- Understands and interprets agency reimbursement policy.
--- Collaborates with teammates in setting of team goals,
establishment of performance measures, and evaluation of team
--- Participates in activities that support achievement of team
goals and responsibilities.
--- Participates in coordination of day to day service delivery
operations of team (e.g. coordination of patient coverage during
planned and unplanned absences of teammates.
--- Demonstrates awareness and appreciation of roles and
contributions of individual team members.
--- Participates in peer review with other team members and coach
--- Participates in the orientation of new team members.
--- Serves as team representative for special events and projects,
--- Participates in team meetings and other team activities.
--- Shares accountability with team members for achieving team
--- Performs other duties, as needed, including personal care
Licenses and Certifications:
License and current registration to practice as an LPN in New York
Valid driver's license may be required as determined by
High School Diploma or completion of LPN Program required
Minimum of one year work experience as an LPN preferred
Bilingual Mandarin and or Cantonese preferred
Keywords: VNS Health, Tenafly , Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Care, LPN-Bilingual Mandarin/ Cantonese (Brooklyn), Other , Dumont, New Jersey
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