The purpose of this position is to provide services in accordance with organization policies and procedures and regulations as defined in the scope of practice. This position is supervised as designated on the agency organizational charts.
Employment Status: Full-Time
Typical Hours of Employment: Monday - Friday 8a-5p with an on-call rotation
Employment Location: Topeka, KS
Required Application Materials: Online Application
LPN with current Kansas license. One year experience working with chronically impaired and/or terminally ill clients and has knowledge of disease processes. Must possess valid Kansas Driver’s License, in force automobile liability insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets organization’s insurability standard as defined by Midland policy. Availability of reliable transportation is required for this position.
Must be able to continuously stand and walk, frequently squat, climb stairs, bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift patients, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. 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. Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients’ lifestyles.
Individual must wear business attire all of the time and must be able to travel to patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients’ lifestyles.