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Registered Nurse,LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse/LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse - Home Health

Company: All Ways Caring HomeCare
Location: Champaign
Posted on: June 5, 2024

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All Ways Caring HomeCare
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LPT/LVN) provides direct and indirect care to clients in their home environment in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. The LPN instructs, motivates, and assists clients in health maintenance and disease prevention to improve their ability to live independently at home. The nurse directs the efforts of the Caregiver when involved in the client's plan of care. Based on state regulations, may perform administrative and/or field/clinical responsibilities while receiving oversight and clinical direction from a Registered Nurse.
Provides skilled nursing care/treatment to client's per Physicians orders and Plan of care
Accurately documents nursing actions of all care given, individual's health status, and communicate with family and physicians
Documents the progress and outcomes for established goals and informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
Provides skilled nursing treatments per physician's orders and within the scope of practice
Provides health teaching of client and assisting client in learning appropriate self-care techniques and safety measures
Conducts nursing assessment visit as needed
Reports all incidents per operation procedure and regulatory standards
Follows policies and procedures according to operation, state and regulatory standards
Consults, seeks advice, and follows direction of the RN in fulfillment of care of the client
Completes Start of Care assessments in person, where applicable and in accordance with state regulations (as applicable)
Completes supervisory visits based on compliance and regulations to include review of plan of care, caregiver competency assessment, and completion of required documentation. Completes daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/if required.
Works closely with Director or Nursing/Nurse Supervisor and/or Branch Manager in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons served
Attends and participates in staff meeting, in services, and other meetings as requested
Ensures compliance with state/local/payer requirements and that documentation reflects the care provided and meets company, regulatory, and payer standards
Ensures the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physician
Transcribes or ensures transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reports
Ensures that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of disease
Ensures that appointments for health related issues are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely manner
Provides new employee training, annual re-certification training, and competency validation for health and safety related topics
May be asked to cover hours, weekends, and holiday on call to meet the needs of clients
Degree in Nursing from an accredited school
One or more years of nursing experience preferred
Home health care experience preferred
Current and unrestricted license in the state of the operation
General knowledge of computers and the ability to learn industry specific software and documentation applications
Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information
All Ways Caring HomeCare delivers quality, compassionate and highly individualized care and support that helps people in need of assistance stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities. All Ways Caring HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs. For more information, please visit Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Keywords: All Ways Caring HomeCare, Champaign , Registered Nurse,LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse/LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse - Home Health, Healthcare , Champaign, Illinois

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