Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Care, Full-Time, $5,000 Sign On Bonus

Health First Brevard County, FL

About the Job

Description:

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Health First Home Care

Full time, benefit eligible

Up to $5,000 Sign-On Bonus and/or Relocation Bonus

Monday – Friday, Days with weekend, holiday & call rotation

 

Join a Great Team - Health First Home Care\:

 

We’ve implemented, Kinnser, a new web based, intuitive, home health software, eliminating duplication, adding more time into your day and improving work-life balance. The system is user friendly, efficient and allows you to do what you do best, spend one on one time with you patients! The OASIS encompasses the interventions and goals that will roll over to the 485.

 

Our beautiful office space, now centrally located in Brevard County, was planned and designed with busy clinicians in mind.  Easy parking, large conference rooms, work stations and clinical support are all easily accessible.

 

Another key highlight is that our Coding team and QA team is in house!

 

We are a dedicated team of professionals who offer support and guidance to the home care patient and their family / daily caregivers.  Based on the individual patient's needs, our team of professionals and the patient's physician create a home care plan that includes education and training to facilitate in recovery.  We offer a dedicated team who works diligently to provide the highest quality service available.

 

Health First Home Care continues to grow as positive feedback spreads throughout Brevard County about this team and the quality of care we provide. Our leaders are known for their skill, warmth, approachability and dedication. 

 

Position Summary

 

The Home Care LPN provides one-on-one care and assesses the effective of the treatment to ensure that the patient receives the most comprehensive, high-quality, and appropriate care possible.  They work in a multidisciplinary team that includes\: Medical Doctors; Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapists; Medical Social Workers; and Home Health Aides. 

 

Primary Accountabilities

 

  • Provides nursing care and prescribed treatments for patients in their home, according to the physician's plan of care as supervised by RN.
  • Reports alterations to the plan of care as indicated by changes in observed condition of patient to the appropriate RN.
  • Assures the safety of the treatment procedures, patient, and environment at all times.
  • Assists with the orientation process of new associates
  • Complies with State and Federal Regulations, JCAHO standards in reference to delivery of Home Care Services
  • Actively participates in Quality Improvement processes.
  • Accepts assignment willingly regardless of geographic territory.
  • Assists in organization of patient care, scheduling and documentation reviews as requested by supervisor.
  • Communicates to Case Manager and/or PI Supervisor any adverse findings to patient condition and documents findings in the medical record.
  • Notifies PI Supervisor of any change in their projected scheduled visits and number of hours worked to not exceed 40 hours a week
  • May be scheduled to work weekends.
  • Demonstrates effective administration of medication and IV therapy
  • Participates in all aspects of Telehealth.
  • Ensures appropriate utilization of visits and services for care under the direction of the RN as noted through proper documentation completed within 2 days of the visit.
  • Utilizes supplies in a cost-effective manner.
  • Meets productivity requirements 

 

 

Qualification:
  • Graduate of an accredited school for LPN Nursing.
  • Minimum of 3 years acute care experience.
  • Home Care experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Current Florida Drivers License, automobile insurance and reliable transportation.
  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain
  • Current licensure in the State of Florida as a LPN
  • IV Certification