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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - $1,000 sign on bonus!

Company: LHC Group
Location: Somerset
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview Lifeline Community Based Services is hiring an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) for patients in the Somerset and surrounding areas. This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus! We have several PT/PRN opportunities, and you can earn Paid Time Off when you work 32 hours/week or more. We offer flexible schedules and weekly pay! Ideal candidates will be friendly and dependable with a positive attitude As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will render professional nursing care to patients in their home by assessing, developing, implementing, and evaluating home nursing care needs of assigned patients. The LPN will also educate and advise patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Lifeline Community Based Services, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. Essential Functions Provide skilled nursing interventions according to the Plan of Care in the treatment of the patient/clients illness, rehabilitative needs and preventative care. Apply knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice to facilitate problem resolution and achieve individualized patient goals and outcomes. Consult with the RN Supervisor regarding needed changes in the Plan of Treatment. Accept verbal orders from physician where permitted by state law/regulations/Nurse Practice Act and communicate these orders to the RN Supervisor. Maintain contact with patients, physicians, clinical manager(s), and other members of the healthcare team in a timely manner regarding patient/family needs and status changes. Participate in report, care coordination activities/ case conferences and discharge planning.. Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct by delivering care in a manner that protects and preserves the patients dignity, rights, values, beliefs, privacy and autonomy Complete a clinical note for each visit within required timeframes, capturing physical assessment, home environment, medication changes and any skilled interventions provided during the course of the visit as well as any care coordination with health care team. This note will be incorporated into the patient's record Participate in all required in services programs Participates in educational offerings and clinical experiences offered by LHC to maintain current knowledge, skills, abilities and judgment in clinical practice Adhering to and supports the agency's care management model Participating in Quality Improvement activities Education & Experience Associate Degree or higher in Nursing Must have current LPN licensure for state of Kentucky Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle Ability to successfully complete required background check and drug screen Current CPR certification required Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

Keywords: LHC Group, Lexington , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - $1,000 sign on bonus!, Other , Somerset, Kentucky

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