LHC Group. Inc

  • LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

    Location : Facility Name
    Cambridge Home Health
    Requisition ID
    2019-67391
    Location : Postal Code
    44691
    Position Type
    PRN
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    NURSING
    Location : City
    Wooster
    Location : State/Province
    OH
  • Overview

    Currently hiring Per Diem LPNs to join our growing team at Cambridge Home Health.  We offer Schedules!  WEEKLY PAY and Flexible

     

    The Home Care Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for: (1) providing direct nursing care as prescribed by the physician to acutely ill, and/or chronically ill patients in their homes; (2) recording clinical and progress notes; and (3) coordinating other patient care activities/services to provide the highest quality of patient care in the geographic service area to which she/he is assigned. She/he works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or designated supervisor. Nursing activities are limited to these in compliance with the State LPN/LVN Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements and agency policies and procedures.

     

    Cambridge Home Health, 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

    • Ability to relate to and treat acutely ill/chronically ill patients/families and their particular problems.
    • Must possess strong, patient management, and documentation skills.
    • Must possess the disposition and personality to work harmoniously with a wide variety of people and all levels of staff, and interact professionally as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
    • Must possess a strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.
    • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patient needs.
    • Absolute integrity and the use of good judgment to handle the professional and confidential nature of assignments.
    • Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs.
    • Provides direct skilled nursing care.
    • Utilize the E.V.V. (Electronic Visit Verification) program as applicable.
    • Prepares equipment and material for use according to the plan of care, practicing aseptic sterile technique.
    • Assists patient in learning appropriate self care technique.
    • Re-evaluates and records the patient care needs of the acutely ill and/or chronically ill at each home visit.
    • Communicates with and regularly updates the patient regarding his/her plan of care.
    • Administers medications as prescribed by a physician and permitted by law.
    • Adheres to minimum productivity requirements as defined by branch.
    • Reports observations of the patientÂ’s condition to the designated supervisor(s). If the findings are significant, report observations to the client’s physician.
    • Assists with teaching the patient and family members regarding the patient care needs and other related problems of the patient at home.
    • Collaborates with other service providers to discuss the patient plan of care and frequency of visits.
    • Participates in providing 24-hour, seven-day-a-week nursing services as assigned, to meet identified patient/family needs.
    • Drives safely, complies with traffic regulations, and wears a seat belt when business travel is required.
    • Acts as role model in confidentiality, professionalism, appropriate attire, unbiased interpersonal relationships, and work attitudes.
    • Ensures confidentiality of patient records/information.
    • Attends team meetings and staff meetings to enhance team communication, coordination of services, and quality services.
    • Implements a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care by assessing and identifying the patient’s need for other agency services and communicating that need to the designated Case Manager.
    • Participates in interdisciplinary case conferences and in service education programs, as required by agency policies and patient needs.
    • Participates in performance improvement activities.
    • Observes, records, and reports (1) signs and symptoms; (2) reactions to treatments and medications; and (3) any change in the patients physical or emotional condition in a timely matter.
    • Records clinical and progress notes at the time of the visit to ensure continuity of qualitative patient care in a timely basis.
    • Completes daily report sheets and any required paperwork in a timely fashion to ensure agency operating schedule to include physician orders as required for RN to co-sign
    • Completes clinical documentation accurately
    • Reacts to change productively and performs other job-related tasks and duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications

    Experience: 1 year

    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes

     

    Education Requirements

    • Must meet educational/experience requirements outlined in the laws of licensure states.

    Experience Requirements

    • A minimum of one year of acute care experience required; previous home care experience preferred.

    License Requirements

    • Must have current LPN licensure in state of practice.
    • Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
    • Current CPR certification required.

    Skill Requirements

    • Ability to relate to and treat acutely ill/chronically ill patients/families and their particular problems.
    • Must possess strong, patient management, and documentation skills.
    • Must possess the disposition and personality to work harmoniously with a wide variety of people and all levels of staff, and interact professionally as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
    • Must possess a strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.
    • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patient needs.
    • Absolute integrity and the use of good judgment to handle the professional and confidential nature of assignments.
    • Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs.

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