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Home Health LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurse

Jordan Health Services is currently in search of an
experienced, hard-working LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurse
to join their team!


This is the perfect time to join the growing home
care and outpatient care industry!




  • Per
    Diem positions


  • Competitive
    salary


  • Flexible
    scheduling options


  • Continuing
    Education and Mentoring Programs


  • Administrative
    Support Team





  • Has
    a full time staff to manage and
    support your needs while you focus on meeting the needs of your clients. We offer
    continuing education and support a collaborative approach with all skilled services.







POSITION:??????????????????? ?Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)


ORGANIZATION:???????? ?Jordan Health Services ? Medicare


REPORTS TO:???????????? ?RN Clinical Team Manager or Administrator


POSITION SUMMARY:


The LPN/LVN is primarily
responsible for the timely performance, supervision, training, and
documentation of clinical service delivery to the patient and his/her caregiver
in accordance with accepted standards of nursing practice and regulatory
guidelines.? S/he assists the RN Clinical
Team Manager in improving the clinical and financial performance of the
location.


DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPONENT PROPORTIONS:


I.????????? ??Work Flow Necessary to Ensure Clinical & Financial
Success
??????????????????????????????? ?(component proportion? ?75%)




  1. Embraces and adheres to the use of electronic
    documentation via the organization?s software solution.


  2. Completes assigned Work Flow tasks within
    timeframes allotted by the Division.


  3. Responds timely to patient assignments and also
    responds timely in accordance with Divisional guidelines when s/he will not be
    able to accept assignments.


  4. Performs and documents nursing service delivery.


  5. Obtains and documents physician orders, when
    appropriate.


  6. Responsible for the submission of all
    documentation and receipt of physician orders to ensure timely submission of
    agency billing.


  7. Submits nursing orders and documentation, when
    appropriate.


  8. Reviews data regarding patient assignments
    including but not limited to the Plan of Care and Coordination Notes prior to
    service delivery.


  9. Submits request for new supply requisitions when
    a new supply order is needed.


  10. Submits request to Add New Facility Event, as
    appropriate.


  11. Assists with intake of patient referrals and in
    coordination of services between disciplines and other healthcare providers.


  12. Participates in the reporting of lab results
    and/or abnormal findings to the appropriate healthcare professional, physician,
    and/or field clinician.


  13. Participates
    in patient case conferences and documents ongoing Coordination of Care with other members of the healthcare team.



II.???????? ??QAPI Activities/Home Health Compare Reports??????????????????????????????????????????????????????
?(component proportion? ?10%)




  1. Reports and documents Client Complaint and
    Client Occurrence Events, when appropriate.


  2. Participates
    in the QAPI process of the agency, seeking to identify
    opportunities for performance improvement.


  3. Reports significant patient findings to the RN
    Case Manager and the RN Clinical
    Team Manager and collaborates
    on actions or interventions
    to be taken.


  4. Reports and documents
    patient infections per policy.



III.??????? ??Program Administration
Coordination
???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
?(component proportion? ?15%)




  1. Responsible for the appropriate use of agency resources
    including, but not limited to, supplies and personnel
    to ensure financial
    success.


  2. Shares on-call responsibilities, as scheduled.


  3. Consistently meets staffing
    productivity standards in accordance with Divisional expectations.


  4. Works to maintain positive, collaborative relationships with patients, caregivers, referral sources,
    and/or physicians.


  5. Maintains availability at
    all times during his/her scheduled hours of work, either in person or by
    telecommunications.


  6. Maintains current knowledge of nursing practice
    and is responsible for personal
    continuing education
    required
    by the BNE.


  7. Participates
    in internal staff meetings and training
    activities, as assigned.


  8. Collaborates with members of the marketing
    team to assist in identifying potential referral
    sources, and patients appropriate for home care.


  9. Performs all other duties as assigned.




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:


I.????????? ? Education


In accordance
with licensing regulations, must meet the following criteria:


Must be a Licensed
Practical/Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of Nurse
Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure
Compact (NLC).


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II.???????
Experience


1.????
Minimum of two (2) years of active experience as a LVN, preferred. Louisiana only: must have
worked at least one year as an LPN prior to being employed by a home health
agency.


2.????
Possession of a working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, policies and procedures preferred.


3.????
Understanding of Medical Diagnosis Coding,
preferred.


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? III.???????
Skills & Abilities


?


1.????
Has a positive
attitude and willingness
to learn throughout employment.


2.????
Self-starter with excellent
verbal and written communication
skills.


3.????
Ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical staff members.


4.????
Willingness to learn and utilize software solution, inclusive
of Divisional Work Flow Tasks.


5.????
Must be organized and have the ability to manage multiple tasks & priorities at any given time.


6.????
Possesses a firm foundation of basic nursing skills.


7.????
Willingness to learn home health regulatory standards
related to job-specific duties, including but not limited to: OASIS, Condition
of Participation,
state-specific licensing rules, diagnosis
coding, and internal policies.


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?IV.???????
Other


1.????
General


A.? ?Must
have satisfactory references from previous employers.


B.? ?Must be able to pass a background check which may include criminal
history check and OIG sanction
screening.


C.? ?Must
be willing to submit to and be able to pass a random drug screening.


D.? ?Must have a dependable vehicle, a valid driver?s license, and maintain vehicular insurance
in accordance with laws of the State.


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2.???? Risk Exposure-bloodborne pathogens


High Risk.


3.???? Physical Requirements


A.? ?Heavy
lifting.


B.? ?Ability to participate in physical activity.


C.? ?Ability to do extensive
bending, lifting and standing
on a regular basis.


D.? ?Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity






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