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Licensed Practical Nurse - In-Home Care Visits

Company: LHC Group
Location: Euclid
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview Willcare is currently hiring Licensed Practical Nurses for home visit patient care in the Euclid area. This position is eligible for a Loyalty Bonus, as well as flexible schedules and weekly pay. In addition, you'll be able to earn PTO hours if you work 32 hrs/week or more! 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. Willcare, 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. Essential Functions Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. May not alter the plan of care. As assigned, visits patient and provides nursing care according to plan of care. Participates in the in-service program according to LHC policy. Completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes to the agency daily. Participates in the QA/QI plan and process. Continually observes and reports the patients nursing needs. Instructs the patients family in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient. Observes, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient's response to treatment and changes inthe patient's condition. Adheres to and participates in the Care Management process. Participates in staff conference regarding patient care. All other duties as assigned. Education & Experience License Requirements Current LPN licensure in Ohio. Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation. CPR Certification required. Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability. Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: LHC Group, Euclid , Licensed Practical Nurse - In-Home Care Visits, Healthcare , Euclid, Ohio

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