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Home Health LPN

Company: KPH Healthcare Services
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: Performs skilled nursing functions in accordance with the federal, state, and local laws and within the guidelines of his/her professional organization and Agency.

All functions shall be performed in accordance with the established policies and practices and state Nurse Practice Act. The LPN/LVN delivers care to clients as delegated by the RN Case Manager.
Job Duties:

  • Provides professional nursing care as defined in the nurse practice act and under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Communicates appropriate status/condition changes to the RN per agency
  • Provides skilled nursing visits for clients as directed by the RN Case Manager. Follows the care plan established by the Registered
  • Recognizes and reports changes in client condition to the Case Manager and physician, as
  • Communicates information on a timely basis, consistent with Agency policy and urgency of the situation. Communicates verbally, as needed, and through complete and accurate documentation in the clinical
  • Scope of clinical practice includes personal care services, monitoring and reporting findings, medication administration and monitoring, client teaching, emergency intervention, and nursing services within professional scope of practice and as delegated by the Case
  • Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and
  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by compliance with policies and
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafe
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of
  • Makes recommendations on improvement of
  • Seeks education/training or assistance with areas of concern
  • Performs job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community
  • Accepts responsibility for professional nursing
  • Follows applicable state and federal laws and agency
  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the
  • Refrains from discussing client or staff identities, conditions, or circumstances in public or with others who do not have a legitimate interest in the
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Agency Quality Improvement Program and pertinent
  • Participates in coordination of home care services, attends meetings as required, and follows reporting
  • Responsible for completing all mandatory and regulatory training programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Attendance Requirements:

    • Must be available and on-time for scheduled work shifts

      Educational Requirements:

      • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

        Credential/Licensure Required:

        • Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state(s) of employment
        • Current CPR certification
        • Valid driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance coverage per Home Life's policy.

          Experience Preferred:

          • Minimum of one year of experience in an acute care setting or equivalent

            Physical Requirements:

            • Primarily medium in nature with exerting up to 35 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, bend or otherwise move objects, involves sitting, walking, standing, driving, talking, hearing, reaching. Ability to work at a desk for up to eight hours per day. Involves prolonged phone

              Special Conditions of Employment:

              • Criminal background check and/or drug test
              • Initial and continuous exclusion and sanction/disciplinary monitoring

                Required Training:

                • HIPPA Privacy & Security Course
                • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Course

                  Job Skills Required:

                  • Communicates effectively with patients, families and other health care providers
                  • Manages time efficiently and
                  • Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job
                  • Maintains confidentiality of necessary
                  • Interfaces with patients, families, and staff to ensure customer
                  • Create positive image between co-workers.
                  • Promote positive inter-agency
                  • Instill confidence in staff members and build self-esteem through acceptance and recognition of
                  • Provide role modeling of teamwork, accountability and a positive
                  • Demonstrate and encourage appropriate problem-solving

                    Behavioral Traits:

                    • Intuitive/Open minded: Must be able to see opportunities, develop and implement creative solutions to complex problems
                    • Achievement Drive/Commitment: Driven to achieve goals, objectives and results. Fosters a culture of continuous improvement
                    • Positive/Supportive: Inspires and shows faith in others, builds a positive and supportive work environment
                    • Flexibility: Ability to adapt to changing business needs. To balance multiple priorities and deliver under pressure

Keywords: KPH Healthcare Services, Hoffman Estates , Home Health LPN, Healthcare , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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