Travel LPN Job Description

Travel LPN Job Description

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Travel LPN provides professional nursing services under the direction of an RN in compliance with the state's Nurse Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirement, applicable healthcare standards, governmental laws and regulations, and Gentiva Health Services policies and procedures.

Travel LPN Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develops and influences a culture of excellence within the back office discipline that leads to ongoing improvement by evaluating performance, development training interventions to ensure back office employees are meeting service line standards
Builds strong employee engagement and improves staff retention through employee skill level assessment, job performance, and engagement
Ensures a high degree of accuracy of information entered
Collects patient data such as vital signs
Tasks, activities and functions as delegated and may make assignment of duties to others as defined in their state of practice act
Ensuring that tasks, activities and functions assigned to others can safely be performed by the person receiving the assignment based on their educational preparation
Provide monitoring of tasks, activities and functions that are assigned to others to ensure proper understanding and completion
Visit the infirmary daily and documents encounters in patients' Medical Record as assigned
Contribute to the assessment of the health status of patients
Participate in the development and modification of a patient's plan of care

Travel LPN Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Travel LPN

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, IV, FMCNA, CMS

Education for Travel LPN

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the travel LPN job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Practical Nursing, Graduate, Nursing, Science, Patient Care, Department of Education, Education

Skills for Travel LPN

Desired skills for travel LPN include:

Basic nursing skills
State and local laws
Nursing and client policies
HEDIS and FOC measures
Computer programs and applications
Costs
Fiscal management systems
Governmental regulations and reimbursement standards
Health care administration

Desired experience for travel LPN includes:

Kindred Marketplace
Cellular phone discounts
Ski and Sight-see in Beautiful VT
Previous experience with medical records and/or abstracting experience, preferred
Perform delegated tasks, activities and functions that are consistent with prior educational preparation and within scope of practice
Provide direct basic care to assigned (multiple) clients within the structure of the healthcare program at their facility

Travel LPN Examples

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Travel LPN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a travel LPN. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for travel LPN
  • Implements patient education based on established teaching plans
  • The RN must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to patients of all age groups
  • Must document / chart observations and other data related to the clinical condition of the patient
  • Reviews the patient history in ePRG for contraindications to FOC screening procedures
  • Performs all nursing care duties within the scope of a Licensed Practical Nurse, including DPN testing, Quantaflo testing, spirometry testing, administration of the PHQ9, DRE examinations, phlebotomy, administration of FOBT/FIT tests, scheduling mammograms or colonoscopies as appropriate, and schedules patient return visit to provider’s office
  • Communicates patient concerns, inability to collect FOC tests, and observed patient issues to the WellMed ARNP if present, or the delegated clinical representative in the provider’s office at the time of the patient screening
  • Responsible for completing FOC skills assessments of providers as needed
  • Responsible for completing all patient packets and testing procedures in a timely manner and ensuring that those results are submitted to the proper person within the PSU and a copy is left with the delegate at the provider’s office
  • Perform health assessments to identify new symptoms of possibly undiagnosed conditions or complications
  • Manage and deliver restorative or palliative care to the ill, disabled and dying
Qualifications for travel LPN
  • Minimum 1 year Dialysis experience
  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in Arizona or compact state
  • At least 2 years of experience in a med/surg or clinical environment
  • Possesses an active CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Willingness and ability to travel locally up to 75%
  • Current, unrestricted LPN license required in applicable work state
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Travel LPN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a travel LPN. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for travel LPN
  • Contribute as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team and as a consultant on health related committees to plan and implement the health care needs of consumers
  • Execute medical regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and podiatrists, and dentists
  • Collects analyze and interpret data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses
  • Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies including referrals, medication needs
  • Performs all nursing care duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational Nurse including administering injections, phlebotomy activities, and Quality screenings
  • Screens patient for chief complaint and history of the condition necessitating the visit and records the information in the patient’s medical record
  • Rooms patients according to company protocol
  • Conducts appropriate educational communication to patients
  • Assembles and mails patient records and correspondence to Primary Care Physicians
  • Answers phones, schedules appointments and arranges Comfort Care transportation when needed
Qualifications for travel LPN
  • Willing to travel 75% within assigned region (Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville) with overnight stays as needed for training and monitoring
  • 2 or more years of related LPN clinical experience
  • Computer literacy required with ability to complete basic EXCEL spreadsheets
  • Good communication and customer service skills both in person and on the phone
  • 3 or more years of LPN experience in a medical setting
  • Current CPR certification or willing to obtain with in 30 days
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Travel LPN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a travel LPN. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for travel LPN
  • Answers phones and schedules appointments based on best geographic locations to minimize drive time between patients
  • Schedules family meetings when appropriate
  • Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Practical Nurse (procedures, injections, EKGs, phlebotomy)
  • Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and timely
  • Organizes and accurately processes appropriate documents
  • Organizes Provider/RN bags and maintains equipment, responsible for ordering equipment a necessary
  • Maintains certifications (LPN & CPR)
  • Responsible for note taking during Interdisciplinary Team Meeting
  • Responsible for ensuring proper communication between PCP and Palliative Care Team
  • Triages patient phone calls to the appropriate destination, ensuring that urgent calls are expedited to the provider
Qualifications for travel LPN
  • 2+ years of related LPN clinical experience
  • Must possess and maintain a current driver’s license and operating vehicle within the applicable state to provide transportation of equipment and self to and from various provider’s offices
  • 3+ years of LPN experience in a medical setting
  • Extensive phlebotomy experience
  • Ability to travel in a vehicle for extended periods of time
  • Primary location 3800 Embassy Parkway Suite 250 Fairlawn OH
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Travel LPN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a travel LPN. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for travel LPN
  • Participates in Marketing events
  • Performs medical house calls if necessary
  • Collects any samples from the home visits (labs) and ensures proper labeling/dissemination
  • Obtains and tracks referrals
  • Processes and tracks requests for DME
  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, treat and evaluate the patient/inmate
  • Integrates and implements referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, mental health professional
  • Looks for signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition and reports to RN
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation and responding to emergency medical situations involving inmates or staff
  • Participates in infection control activities in accordance with department and as directed by Infection Control Coordinator
Qualifications for travel LPN
  • Float locations-Broadview Hts, Mentor, North Ridgeville (May 2018), Solon, Twinsburg, Westlake
  • Current BLS certification or ability to obtain one within 30 days
  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in Missouri or compact state license is required
  • Ensures all patient needs are being met in accordance with the instructions of the physician
  • Monitors incidents involving individuals
  • Must have completed post secondary coursework to facilitate licensure as an LPN or LVN
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Travel LPN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a travel LPN. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for travel LPN
  • Participates in the Health Quality Improvement Program
  • Other Long Term Care (LTC) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) duties as assigned
  • Responsible for collection and document of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies, health risk screen information, status of extended care benefits and other services
  • Anticipate provider needs for patient exams or treatments
  • Assist RN with the coordination and completion of patient care plan
  • Responsible for compliance requirement such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart/e-kit and narcotic count other requirements dictated by clinic needs
  • Must have facility experience
  • Be able to count medications
  • Supervising Certified Nurse Aides
  • Oversee the emergency preparedness plan
Qualifications for travel LPN
  • Must have access to reliable transportation that will enable you to transport equipment and self, to and from various provider’s offices
  • Current state Vocational Nurse License
  • Two years of related LVN experience in a clinical setting
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel
  • Ability to accurately document information and maintain patient confidentiality
  • Three or more years of related LVN experience in a clinical setting preferred

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