Registered Nurse (Home Health) LHC Group, Inc. - West Palm Beach, FL
Company: LHC Group, Inc.
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Mederi Caretenders, a part of LHC Group, is hiring RNs!
Deliver Exceptional At-Home Care, Like Only YOU Can.
We're a people-first company - and that includes our employees.
Join us in improving the quality of care for our patients. It's all
about helping people.
LHC Group recently received Best Company Culture and Best Company
for Women in the communities we serve. From home health and hospice
care to long-term acute care and community-based services across
the country, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that
empowers patients to manage their health at home.
In your role as registered nurse, you can expect:
One-on-one patient focus
Recognition and Excellence Rewards
Receive competitive compensation and benefits including:
Paid Time Off + Holidays
Online Continuing Education
And much, much more!
Here is your opportunity to channel the full extent of your
knowledge, skills, ambition and experience on a daily basis.
Inspire our patients to progress each day as you:
Develop and follow a designated care plan in accordance with the
Train and educate family members and caregivers
Administration of medication, wound care, treatments and
Communicate with other members of the patients' multidisciplinary
Monitor patients conditions; reporting changes
Follow up with, execute and document patient doctors'
Document observations, interventions and evaluations utilizing a
touch pad tablet
Recruiters Are Ready to Help You Start a New and Rewarding Career
With LHC Group. Apply Today To Begin Yours!
Current RN licensure in state of practice.
Current CPR certification required.
Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a
dependable vehicle or public transportation.
Additional State Requirements
CA - One year prior professional nursing experience.
LA: At a minimum, one year of clinical experience as a Registered
Nurse. One year of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse
may be waived for a Registered Nurse with recent clinical
experience as an LPN. RN licensure must have no restrictions.
AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MS, MI, MO,
NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX,
VA, WA, WI, WV: No other state specific requirements.
Provides clinical services within the scope of practice, as defined
by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance
with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of
the health care team.
Makes the initial and-or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit,
determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within
State specific guidelines, and submits accurate, complete, and
timely documentation, per policy.
Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates (as warranted by changes in
condition but at least every 60 days) the patient's nursing
Performs patient comprehensive assessments at designated time
points and develops the appropriate POC, in collaboration with
Ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity
guidelines as defined by payer source.
Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to
the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other
health care professional's involved in care.
Makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated by patient's
Responds to outcome coordinator-coder and Patient Care Manager
requests for clarification to OASIS assessments on the same day
that the request for more information is sent.
Plots patient encounters for the episode and determines needed RN
encounters based on patient's needs and regulations.
Instructs and supervises the patient's family-caregiver in the care
of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the
Actively participates in weekly case conferences.
Maintains a current and accurate patient medication
After start of care (SOC) assessment, reports the status of the
patient, assessed needs, and plan of care overview to the team
leader on same day (or by next business day if after
Observes, records and reports to the physician and/or team leader
the patient's signs and symptoms, response to treatment and changes
in the patient's condition, as appropriate. Ensures adequate Team
Leader (TL) communication when physician follow-up is
Communicates changes in visit assignments, dates of scheduled
visits, and schedule changes to scheduler and Patient Care Manger
to ensure patient needs are met.
Communicates timely and effectively with agency personnel and
ordering physician as required to process orders and OASIS data
sets, schedule home visits, and deliver services to patient as
ordered by physician and in accordance with applicable laws and
Facilitates hand-off communication to RN and PCM who will cover
patients in their absence, prior to scheduled days off.
Performs regular and supervisory visits according to the plan of
care and submits complete visit notes within 24 hours of completion
Directly and/or indirectly supervises care provided by the home
health aides and licensed practical vocational nurses, provides
instruction as appropriate, and assigns tasks according to State
and federal regulations.
Participates in on-call rotation.
Adheres to and participates in the agency's Episode Management
Assists in the orientation of new agency personnel as
Completes LHC required learning courses, additional assignments per
DON request, as well as any state specific required
training per state regulation-practice act requirements.
Participates in the performance improvement plan and process to
ensure positive patient outcomes.
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