LHC Group. Inc

  • LPN- Home Health- PRN

    Location : Facility Name
    Mederi Caretenders
    Requisition ID
    2019-67386
    Location : Postal Code
    33781-2652
    Position Type
    PRN
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    Location : City
    Pinellas Park
    Location : State/Province
    FL
  • Overview

    The Licensed Practical Nurse LPN in Home Health is responsible for providing quality patient care and performing technical skilled care in the patient's home.

     

    Mederi Caretenders, 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

      • Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN on a daily basis.
      • Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted by State regulations on an as needed basis.
      • Assists the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures on an as needed basis.
      • Assists the patient with activities of daily living and encourages appropriate self-care on a daily basis.
      • Reports to the patient's physician and other appropriate personnel regarding pertinent changes in the patient's condition on an as needed basis.
      • Performs complex wound care if in-service is documented for specific procedure on a daily or as needed basis.
      • Receives and follows physician orders within realm of practice for an LPN and within the standards of hospice practice but may not alter the plan of care on a daily basis.
      • Participates in LHC Connect and completes all required hospice assigned modules on-line and attends assigned in-services on a monthly basis.
      • Participates in daily nursing report to Administrator, or designee, to ensure continuity of the Care Management process.
      • Participates in Interdisciplinary Group Meeting (IDG) regarding patient care every two weeks.
      • Participates in QAPI plan and process on a daily basis identifying any potential problems and reporting to administrator.
      • Compliance with procedures and processes of ordering/obtaining medications ordered by the physician and included in the patient's Plan of care. Assures compliance when possible of medication regime within the specified formulary on a regular basis.
      • Maintains personnel file.
      • All other duties as assigned.

      IND1019

    Qualifications

     

    License Requirements

    • Current LPN licensure in state of practice.
    • Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
    • CPR Certification required.

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