LPN: Provides nursing care and other support services to patients and families, based on
interdisciplinary plan of care under the direction of a Registered Nurse in both home setting and in
Long Term Care/assisted living facilities. Will be on Call for Jackson/Roane County.
LPN CC: Provides nursing care and other support services to patients and families in the home
setting for an extended period of time. Nursing care and support is based on interdisciplinary plan of
care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Participates in on-call and PRN visits as requested by
Nursing Supervisor. Performs other related duties as required.
- Current unrestricted WV license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
- Minimum of one year nursing experience.
- Current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and valid automobile insurance required.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather,
environment or patients’ lifestyles. Must be able to continuously stand and walk, frequently squat, climb stairs,
bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift/transfer patients*, and remain in uncomfortable
positions for prolonged periods of time. (*A patient lift is generally supportive in nature. A total patient lift
function is outside of the normal work requirement) Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note
changes in patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a thermometer, sphygmomanometer
dial, and other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and
communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to
concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes,
remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and
concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise,
interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team
while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.