LHC Group. Inc

  • RN (Home Health) - Bonus

    Location : Facility Name
    CHRISTUS Homecare St. Patrick
    Requisition ID
    Location : Postal Code
    Position Type
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    Location : City
    Lake Charles
    Location : State/Province
  • Overview

    $3,000 - $6,000 Sign-On Bonus available. 


    Job Summary: The Registered Nurse RN in Home Health provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and agency policies. Also, The RN Registered Nurse job coordinates total plan of care with other health care professionals involved in care, and helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by planning and exchanging information with physician, agency personnel, patient, family, and community resources. All done within a Point of Care setting.


    *Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm schedule

    *Once a month weekend on call

    *50 mile radius max


    Now is the best time to join us! 

    • We are currently the only 100% Joint Commission-accredited company in our industry. By comparison, fewer than 15% of all home care agencies nationwide earn Joint Commission accreditation.
    • Since the inception of CMS’ Star Ratings scores, we have led the industry in both quality and patient satisfaction – usually by a wide margin.
    • We also lead the industry in third-party evaluations issued by respected organizations such as HomeCare Elite and Strategic Healthcare Programs.
    • Rated Best Place to Work in Louisiana by Forbes for 2019
    • Our employee turnover rate is not only the lowest among our competitors, but also the lowest in the history of our company.

    CHRISTUS Homecare St. Patrick a part of 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. 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

    • Provides clinical services within the scope of practice, as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.
    • Makes the initial and|or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State specific guidelines, and submits accurate, complete, and timely documentation, per policy.
    • Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates (as warranted by changes in condition but at least every 60 days) the patient's nursing needs.
    • Performs patient comprehensive assessments at designated time points and develops the appropriate POC, in collaboration with physician orders.
    • Ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by payer source.
    • Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other health care professional's involved in care.
    • Makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated by patient's assessed need.
    • Responds to outcome coordinator|coder and Patient Care Manager requests for clarification to OASIS assessments on the same day that the request for more information is sent.


    License Requirements
    • Current RN licensure in state of practice.
    • Current CPR certification required.
    • Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
    Additional State Requirements
    • LA - At a minimum, one year of clinical experience.
    • RN licensure must have no restrictions.


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