Licensed Practical Nurse Home Health Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/18/2019
  • Job ID:
    19010951
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 75 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Description

"Licensed Practical Nurse Home Health Full Time Days" AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  • Largest Employer in the County
  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  • Close knit community with a home town family feel
  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:

The performance of this position requires substantial knowledge, skilled observation skills, and other more general nursing skills based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences which include, but not limited to:

•     Performs care of assigned patients.  Ensures assessment and documentation of continued skilled need, monitoring of homebound status, completes interdisciplinary communication and discharge planning.

•     Addresses all nursing diagnoses identified in the Plan of Care.

•     Ongoing evaluation and education of client in holistic manner.  Reassess the patient as directed by the Registered Nurse.

•     Communicates with RN Case Manager, Patient Care Supervisor and physician for direction and clarification when concerns are noted.  Communicates with team to facilitate interdisciplinary continuity of care and appropriate discharge planning.

•     Participates in care conferences and other case reviews.

•     Receives and provides hand-off report to RN Case Manager.

•     Assures physician orders for care meet regulatory requirements.

•     LPNs are supervised by the RN as often as necessary but at least every sixty days.

•     Provides point of service accurate, correct documentation according to agency/regulatory policy and procedures.

•     Maintains proficiency in clinical skills.

•     Completes patient visits in a timely manner per schedule assignment.

•     Attends scheduled staff meetings.

•     Participates in Performance Improvement studies as requested.

•     Demonstrates good time management skills.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Minimum 1 year nursing experience as a LPN with skills in cardiac, med/surge, or critical care nursing.
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse State of Florida License (Required)
  • Basic Life Support certification – condition of employment (Required)
  • Valid Florida driver’s license, safe driving record and reliable transportation.
  • Must be fluent in the English language
  • Background check meets organizational guidelines
EDUCATION,  EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
  • Two years of experience in Medicare Certified Home Health Agency
  • Home care experience
  • Broad clinical background in areas such as medical/surgical, intensive care
  • Demonstrates moderate computer skills
 
Job Summary:

The home health Licensed Practical Nurse performs the nursing skills of observation, planning, implementation and evaluation in delivery of patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.  Coordinates care with the RN Case Manager, Patient Care Supervisor and physician.  Performs procedures, instructs the patient or family in self-care, observes and monitors clinical status, administers medications, draws labs.  Has/obtains good understanding of Medicare regulations and eligibility requirements for homecare and follows all regulatory requirements.  Care is directed towards teaching the patient how to manage the illness at home, assist through the rehabilitative process, and teach them how to return to the highest level of function possible to maintain independence in their own environment. 



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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