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LPN, Experienced, Home Health

Requisition Number::  156310
Date:  Sep 20, 2021

Durham, NC, US, 27704


Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services. Hospice care is offered to terminally ill patients in their home, skilled-nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities, and at our two inpatient facilities located in Hillsborough and Durham, North Carolina.


Duke Nursing Highlights:


  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!


To have the opportunity to speak to someone further about this position, please click this link to schedule with a recruiter: https://calendly.com/jacqueline-huff/homecare-hospice-information


Watch this video to learn how Duke Home Health is different than other Home Health providers: (29) Why Working for Duke Home Health is Better - YouTube

The Duke HomeCare and Hospice program serves 9 counties and a 60 mile radius, and our Home Infusion Program offers multi-state coverage (NC, SC, VA). Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.

Shift: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM; and every 4 to 6 week a Saturday shift of 8AM-5PM.

Job Summary:

  • As a Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere.
  • The Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse assume responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in patient care area. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the LPN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
  • Knowledge of scope of licensed practical nurse, ability to delegate to nursing support staff.
  • Considerable knowledge of the care and treatment of patients and special procedures that apply to practical nursing. Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively.
  • Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.
  • Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care.
  • Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up.
  • Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organization.
  • Able to use fine motor skills. Able to record activities, document interventions.
  • Able to use computer and learn new software programs.
  • Able to remain focused and organized.


Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

  • Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse program.
  • Preferred experience in Home Health Setting for 1+ years

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

  • Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required.
  • ***During the State of Emergency, the NCBON is allowing any nurse with a valid LPN license from any state to begin working prior to obtaining an NC LPN License as long as the application process is begun prior to the hire date.
  • BLS Certification is required (If expired, this training will be provided during orientation.)


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh