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LPN- Home Health- PRN

Company: Mederi Caretenders
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Job Description:

Overview
The Licensed Practical Nurse LPN in Home Health is responsible for providing quality patient care and performing technical skilled care in the patient's home.

Mederi Caretenders , 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.

This position will entail travel throughout the Estero- South Ft. Myers area and Cape Coral

Additional Details

  • Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN on a daily basis.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted by State regulations on an as needed basis.
  • Assists the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures on an as needed basis.
  • Assists the patient with activities of daily living and encourages appropriate self-care on a daily basis.
  • Reports to the patient's physician and other appropriate personnel regarding pertinent changes in the patient's condition on an as needed basis.
  • Performs complex wound care if in-service is documented for specific procedure on a daily or as needed basis.
  • Receives and follows physician orders within realm of practice for an LPN and within the standards of hospice practice but may not alter the plan of care on a daily basis.
  • Participates in LHC Connect and completes all required hospice assigned modules on-line and attends assigned in-services on a monthly basis.
  • Participates in daily nursing report to Administrator, or designee, to ensure continuity of the Care Management process.
  • Participates in Interdisciplinary Group Meeting (IDG) regarding patient care every two weeks.
  • Participates in QAPI plan and process on a daily basis identifying any potential problems and reporting to administrator.
  • Compliance with procedures and processes of ordering/obtaining medications ordered by the physician and included in the patient's Plan of care. Assures compliance when possible of medication regime within the specified formulary on a regular basis.
  • Maintains personnel file.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    License Requirements
    • Current LPN licensure in state of practice.
      • Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
        • CPR Certification required.
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          Company Description:

          Our company was founded over 20 years ago on the principle that ---it---s all about helping people,--- and we live by those words today. It---s our mission to provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission. When you become part of the LHC Group family, you---re choosing a career path that will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally.Every day, all across the country, our LHC Group family is helping people. There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder to shoulder, helping the patients in our care live, fuller, healthier lives. We do this because helping people is, quite simply, the reason we exist. It---s our purpose.--

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