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Home Health LPN

Company: KPH Healthcare Services
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Overview: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.Responsibilities: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 agencyProvides skilled nursing visits for clients as directed by the RN Case Manager. Follows the care plan established by the RegisteredRecognizes and reports changes in client condition to the Case Manager and physician, asCommunicates 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 clinicalScope 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 CasePromotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients andDemonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by compliance with policies andRecognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafeDemonstrates safe practice in the use ofMakes recommendations on improvement ofSeeks education/training or assistance with areas of concernPerforms job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and communityAccepts responsibility for professional nursingFollows applicable state and federal laws and agencyMaintains confidentiality in all aspects of theRefrains from discussing client or staff identities, conditions, or circumstances in public or with others who do not have a legitimate interest in theParticipates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Agency Quality Improvement Program and pertinentParticipates in coordination of home care services, attends meetings as required, and follows reportingResponsible for completing all mandatory and regulatory training programsPerform other duties as assignedQualifications:Attendance Requirements:Must be available and on-time for scheduled work shiftsEducational 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 employmentCurrent CPR certificationValid 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 equivalentPhysical 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 phoneSpecial Conditions of Employment:Criminal background check and/or drug testInitial and continuous exclusion and sanction/disciplinary monitoringRequired Training:HIPPA Privacy & Security CourseFraud, Waste, and Abuse CourseJob Skills Required:Communicates effectively with patients, families and other health care providersManages time efficiently andThinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the jobMaintains confidentiality of necessaryInterfaces with patients, families, and staff to ensure customerCreate positive image between co-workers.Promote positive inter-agencyInstill confidence in staff members and build self-esteem through acceptance and recognition ofProvide role modeling of teamwork, accountability and a positiveDemonstrate and encourage appropriate problem-solvingBehavioral Traits:Intuitive/Open minded: Must be able to see opportunities, develop and implement creative solutions to complex problemsAchievement Drive/Commitment: Driven to achieve goals, objectives and results. Fosters a culture of continuous improvementPositive/Supportive: Inspires and shows faith in others, builds a positive and supportive work environmentFlexibility: Ability to adapt to changing business needs. To balance multiple priorities and deliver under pressure

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

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