3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Licensed Practical Nurse
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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care visits to patients in their home. Must be CPR certified, Phlebotomy trained and competent in the provision of nursing care. Collaborates with the patient's case manager and other members of the patient care team. Independently provides and documents patient visits on time, manages each case assigned and audits each case twice on a monthly basis. Retrieves physicians orders as they apply to the patients care. Must be literate in Word/Word Perfect or related software.


Licensed as a Practical Nurse in the State of Ohio. Must possess a minimum of two years experience as a licensed practical nurse, excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to utilize the telephone for external/internal communications. May be under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Supervises as the case manager and is responsible for PCA's, HHA's, HMK's. ILA's in the field and provides appropriate accurate documentation.
  • Functional operation of the clinical documentation program.
  • Provides home care nursing visits as assigned.
  • Participates in the quality improvement and utilization review activities of the organization.
  • Submits completed documentation of the home care visit within the established time parameters.
  • Attends multidisciplinary patient care conferences as requested.
  • Attends staff meetings and inservices.
  • Instructs patients and caregivers according to the plan of care.
  • Provides Care according to the organization's policies and procedures
  • Assist with developing and updating the patient's plan of care
  • Communicates to physician any changes in the patient's condition and obtains orders for any changes in the patients care needs
  • Understand the necessity for timely submission of completed documentation
  • Verifies return of physician orders and tracks them according to when they are done.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of commitment to customer service and quality care provision.
  • Exhibits good written and verbal communications.
  • Refers patients to community resources as appropriate.
  • Maintains accurate and current drug profiles for patients as assigned using the documentation system according to home health agency policies.
  • Recommends discharge of patient's as appropriate.
  • Must possess a valid Ohio Driver's License.
  • Must have proof of comprehensive auto insurance coverage.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Immediate Supervisor:

Reports to the DON


At three months initially and annually thereafter by the RN Supervisor.

About Us:

Diamonds & Pearls Health Services' goal is to provide quality healthcare services that are based on, and responsive to, the healthcare needs of the community we serve. We believe that each individual has the right and responsibility to make decisions affecting his/her present and future healthcare. We are locally housed to provide a variety of services to our community. We're also dedicated to providing the highest quality of care, ensuring patient or client satisfaction and providing a caring and supportive attitude for patients or clients and their families.

Interested candidates please click apply to submit your resume online.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Diamonds & Pearls Health Services

Diamonds & Pearls Health Services provides multiple care options for you and your family based on your specific needs. Our goal again, is to keep your aging loved ones in their home and in the community they know and love and to provide relief from your stressful caregiving responsibilities. Our health care professionals truly believe there's no place like home. Through community education and by offering an array of services we hope to keep our clients happier and healthier. If you or your family member would like to have a free-comprehensive nursing assessment to evaluate your or their needs, please call our local office at 216-752-8500 to speak with our staff.