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Registered Nurse (Home Health) LHC Group, Inc. - West Palm Beach, FL

Company: LHC Group, Inc.
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:

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

  • Flexibility

  • Professional Growth

  • Autonomy

  • Support

  • Recognition and Excellence Rewards

    Receive competitive compensation and benefits including:

    • Health Benefits

    • Matching 401(k)

    • Paid Time Off + Holidays

    • Online Continuing Education

    • Employee Assistance

    • Tuition Reimbursement

    • 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 patient's needs

      • Train and educate family members and caregivers

      • Administration of medication, wound care, treatments and assessments

      • Communicate with other members of the patients' multidisciplinary team

      • Monitor patients conditions; reporting changes

      • Follow up with, execute and document patient doctors' orders

      • 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!
        Additional Details:
        License Requirements

        • 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 needs.

                    • Performs patient comprehensive assessments at designated time points and develops the appropriate POC, in collaboration with physician orders.

                    • 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 assessed need.

                    • 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 patient.

                    • Actively participates in weekly case conferences.

                    • Maintains a current and accurate patient medication profile.

                    • 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 hours).

                    • 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 needed.

                    • 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 regulation.

                    • 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 visit.

                    • 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 process.

                    • Assists in the orientation of new agency personnel as assigned.

                    • 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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