LHC Group. Inc

  • REGISTERED NURSE-HOSPICE PRN On call North Shore

    Location : Facility Name
    Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care of New Orleans
    Requisition ID
    2019-56337
    Location : Postal Code
    70002-1877
    Position Type
    PRN
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    NURSING
    Location : City
    Metairie
    Location : State/Province
    LA
  • Overview

    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and
    hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers
    patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered
    with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group,
    because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

    Additional Details

    • Makes the initial nursing evaluation in determining eligibility for hospice services during visit within forty-eight (48) hours of referral.
    • Identifies the patient's/family's physical, psychosocial and environmental needs and re-assesses as needed, no less than every fifteen (15) days.
    • Initiates and coordinates the plan of care. Documents problems, appropriate goals, interventions and patient/family response to hospice care. Collaborates with the patient/family, attending physician and other members of the IDG in providing patient and family care on a daily basis.
    • Instructs and supervises the patient/family in self-care techniques when appropriate.
    • Maintains accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding the patient's condition. Reports patient condition and any identified needs/issues to Administrator on a daily basis.
    • Supervises and evaluates the home health aides/homemaker's ability to perform assigned duties every 14 days. Performs supervisory aide visits to the patient's residence every 14 days to assess whether goals are being met.
    • Performs supervisory visits with the aide present per state regulations.
    • Participates in LHC Connect and completes all required hospice assigned modules on-line on a monthly basis.
    • Participates in daily nursing report on patients to Administrator and provides all necessary documentation.
    • Performs 60 or 90 day record review (recertification's) as appropriate. Follows processes and regulations for admissions and recertification of hospice patients and reviews findings with Administrator.
    • Participates in Interdisciplinary Group Meeting (IDG) regarding patient care every 14 days.
    • Participates in the QAPI plan and process on a daily basis indentifying any problems to Administrator.
    • Compliance with procedures and processes of ordering/obtaining medications ordered by the physician and included in the patients Plan of care from Hospice Pharmacia. Assures compliance when possible of medication regime within the specified formulary.
    • Maintains up-to-date personnel file.
    • Performs LPN Supervisory visits as assigned by Administrator and in accordance with state regulations.
    • May fill-in as Alternate if Administrator is unavailable.
    • Functions as a preceptor to new hires.
    • Participates in on-call rotation.
    • Adheres to and participates in the Care Management process.
    • Any other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Experience Requirements
    • One year of clinical experience.
    • LA: a minimum two years full time experience working as an RN. However, two years of full time clinical experience in hospice care as a licensed practical nurse may be substituted for the required two years of experience as a registered nurse.
    License Requirements
    • Current RN licensure in the state of practice
    • Current CPR Certification
    • Current driver's license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.
    Additional State Specific Requirements
    • LA : No additional state specific requirements.
     

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