Jewish Senior Services
  • Medical Home Care
  • Per Diem

Summary: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides services in accordance with agency policy. Prepares clinical notes, assists the physician and the registered nurse, prepares equipment and materials for treatment and assists the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques.  The LPN provides nursing care to assigned clients under the direction of a Nurse Case Manager.  Performs nursing care as defined within the Nurse Practice Act and Jewish Home Care Agency policy and procedure.

Reports To: Nurse Case Manager

Titles Supervised:

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Provides direct nursing care, personal care, treatment, and administration of medications to assigned patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
  2. Complies with infection control standard precautions and safety instructions.
  3. Documents in the clinical record accurately, clearly and concisely, and follows agency policy for timely submission.
  4. Reports changes in patient needs and physical / mental status to the Registered Nurse Case Manager.
  5. Provides accurate information to health care professionals involved in the total care of the client.
  6. Establishes and maintains effective interpersonal relationships with clients and significant others, nursing staff and other disciplines.
  7. May orient home health aide to plan of care create by the RN, may not perform supervision of aides
  8. Performs technical skills safely and according to accepted procedures.
  9. Maintains CPR certification and demonstrates the abilities to initiate emergency measures.
  10. Keeps current with CEUs per states regulation.
  11. Follows established lines of communication and authority.
  12. Complies with attendance policy and dress code.
  13. Other duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse.

Minimum Qualifications

Education   Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.  Current valid LPN license with the State Board of Nursing.  Must meet all continuing education hours and education requirements.  Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

  • Experience: Minimum of six months work experience as an LPN or previous experience as a CNA in home health. Experience in home health or related health care field is preferred.
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  • Licensure: LPN, State of Connecticut, CPR certification
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected class.  The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational programs.

Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an undue hardship on the operation of its business.  Any individual who believes they may require such accommodation should contact Employee Relations.

It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456, sholland@jseniors.org.