Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse - $5,000 Sign-on Bonus
Company: Home Health Foundation
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Company DescriptionHome Health Foundation is a proud member of
Tufts Medicine, a health system that is rethinking how academic and
community centers, local and national businesses, and technology
and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians
can deliver expert care where it's needed most. And, so that we can
bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.Job
DescriptionWhy Join Us?$5,000 Sign-on Bonus, Benefits you will
love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer
match, Tuition reimbursement and More!The Home Health Licensed
Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients and families in
their homes. The scope of nursing includes direct patient care, and
patient advocacy in the coordination of care with the
multidisciplinary team, and with the RN Case Manager.Essential
- Assess, and using evidence based practice, implements nursing
- Assess the patient's physical and psychosocial needs to
determine health status within the scope of licensure.
- Collects relevant data and documents the information according
to Medicare record policy & procedure.
- Completes all nursing documentation per procedures and nursing
standard of practice including assessments, interventions,
responses to interventions, communications, verbal orders,
- Derives a holistic nursing diagnosis from comprehensive patient
assessment and prioritizes same according to patient need. Nursing
diagnoses are documented according to agency record procedure and
are reviewed and revised as indicated.
- Follows the nursing care plan, established by the RN Case
Manager, based on nursing diagnoses that includes measurable,
realistic, and time directed goals and nursing interventions
specific to the problem and individual patient; reports information
about progress or changes to the RN Case Manager.
- Provides therapeutic care, education and referral, seeking
maximum patient & family participation and independence.
- Assesses patient needs relative to HHAs and communicates with
team RNs and HHA Manager. Demonstrates responsiveness to the
observations and concerns of the HHA; documents accordingly.
- Develops, maintains, and applies a knowledge of third party
payer (Medicare, Medicaid and, private insurance) guidelines
governing eligibility for reimbursable home health servicesPosition
Type/Expected Hours of Work & TravelThis is a full-time position,
and days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.
through 4:30 p.m. This position will also be required to work
rotating weekend shifts once per month.Qualifications
- Active LPN Licensure in Massachusetts, and New Hampshire (or
willingness to obtain).
- Minimum of one year of acute nursing experience
- Home care nursing experience preferred.
- Must have a driver's license, auto insurance, and current CPR
- Weekend and Holiday Rotations required.Additional
InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according
to EEO guidelines.AAP/EEO StatementHome Health Foundation is an
Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a
diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient
population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran
status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected
by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested
in candidates who, through their service, training and experience,
will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care
community.Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not
designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for
this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any
time with or without notice.
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