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Nurse, LPN

Company: AdaptHealth LLC
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:

AdaptHealth Opportunity - Apply Today!At AdaptHealth we offer full-service home medical equipment products and services to empower patients to live their best lives - out of the hospital and in their homes. We are actively recruiting in your area. If you are passionate about making a profound impact on the quality of patients' lives, please click to apply, we would love to hear from you.NURSE/LPNResponsible for providing specialized nursing services to patients and caregivers at home or in alternative settings. Provides technical nursing and skilled interventions as ordered by the physician. Instructs, motivates, and assists patients / caregivers in learning and improving ability to live independently at home.Job Duties:

  • Ensures physician orders are followed and included in patients plan of care
  • Development and revision of the plan of care based on physician orders
  • Ensures nursing orders are carried out in a professional manner satisfying professional ethics, patient rights and State and Federal codes and regulations
  • Continually monitoring patient outcomes and reporting changes to supervisors to prevent hospital readmission
  • Participates in effective communication amongst other clinicians providing care to the patient
  • Completes and submits all required documentation within established agency guidelines
  • Communicates the patient's progress to supervisor and make changes as necessary under the physician's direction
  • Covers after hours, weekend and holiday on call to meet the branches need
  • Maintains confidentiality of all company and patient related information. Protects patient rights as defined in the patient Bill of Rights
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, required in-services and other meetings as requested
  • Instructs patients/caregivers of the safety measures appropriate to care and environment and observes/implements standard precautions and infection control for all patients.
  • Ensures accurate patient assessments are completed timely
  • Coordination of related services for patients
  • Response to emergency patient needs timely and escalating to supervisors and physicians as needed
  • Always represents self in a professional and ethical manner
  • Takes professional responsibility for self-protection during required work in potentially hazardous situations
  • Completes all required patient care documentation and reports accurately and in a timely manner
  • Communicates with clinical staff, physicians, and other health care providers to assure the quality and continuity of patient care
  • Other duties as assigned..



    Requirements:

    Minimum Job Qualifications:
    • Associate degree in nursing or equivalent
    • Current and unrestricted LPN clinical license
    • Two (2) years of clinical nursing experience is required
    • Five (5) years of related HME experience is preferred
    • Valid and unrestricted driver's licenseAdaptHealth is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination.

Keywords: AdaptHealth LLC, Lexington , Nurse, LPN, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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