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LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurse

Job Description

Jordan Health Services is currently in search of anexperienced, hard-working LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurseto join their team!

This is the perfect time to join the growing homecare and outpatient care industry!

  • Per Diem positions
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Continuing Education and Mentoring Programs
  • Administrative Support Team
  • Has a full time staff to manage and support your needs while you focus on meeting the needs of your clients. We offer continuing education and support a collaborative approach with all skilled services.



POSITION:                     LicensedPractical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
ORGANIZATION:          Jordan Health Services – Medicare
REPORTS TO:              RN Clinical Team Manager or Administrator
POSITION SUMMARY:
The LPN/LVN is primarilyresponsible for the timely performance, supervision, training, anddocumentation of clinical service delivery to the patient and his/her caregiverin accordance with accepted standards of nursing practice and regulatoryguidelines.  S/he assists the RN ClinicalTeam Manager in improving the clinical and financial performance of thelocation.
DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPONENT PROPORTIONS:
I.            Work Flow Necessary to Ensure Clinical & FinancialSuccess                                 (component proportion   75%)



  1. Embraces and adheres to the use of electronic documentation via the organization’s software solution.

  2. Completes assigned Work Flow tasks within timeframes allotted by the Division.

  3. Responds timely to patient assignments and also responds timely in accordance with Divisional guidelines when s/he will not be able to accept assignments.

  4. Performs and documents nursing service delivery.

  5. Obtains and documents physician orders, when appropriate.

  6. Responsible for the submission of all documentation and receipt of physician orders to ensure timely submission of agency billing.

  7. Submits nursing orders and documentation, when appropriate.

  8. Reviews data regarding patient assignments including but not limited to the Plan of Care and Coordination Notes prior to service delivery.

  9. Submits request for new supply requisitions when a new supply order is needed.

  10. Submits request to Add New Facility Event, as appropriate.

  11. Assists with intake of patient referrals and in coordination of services between disciplines and other healthcare providers.

  12. Participates in the reporting of lab results and/or abnormal findings to the appropriate healthcare professional, physician, and/or field clinician.

  13. Participates in patient case conferences and documents ongoing Coordination of Care with other members of the healthcare team.



II.           QAPI Activities/Home Health Compare Reports                                                       (component proportion   10%)



  1. Reports and documents Client Complaint and Client Occurrence Events, when appropriate.

  2. Participates in the QAPI process of the agency, seeking to identify opportunities for performance improvement.

  3. Reports significant patient findings to the RN Case Manager and the RN Clinical Team Manager and collaborates on actions or interventions to be taken.

  4. Reports and documents patient infections per policy.



III.          Program AdministrationCoordination                                                                        (component proportion   15%)



  1. Responsible for the appropriate use of agency resources including, but not limited to, supplies and personnel to ensure financial success.

  2. Shares on-call responsibilities, as scheduled.

  3. Consistently meets staffing productivity standards in accordance with Divisional expectations.

  4. Works to maintain positive, collaborative relationships with patients, caregivers, referral sources, and/or physicians.

  5. Maintains availability at all times during his/her scheduled hours of work, either in person or by telecommunications.

  6. Maintains current knowledge of nursing practice and is responsible for personal continuing education required by the BNE.

  7. Participates in internal staff meetings and training activities, as assigned.

  8. Collaborates with members of the marketing team to assist in identifying potential referral sources, and patients appropriate for home care.

  9. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:


I.            Education


In accordancewith licensing regulations, must meet the following criteria:

Must be a LicensedPractical/Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of NurseExaminers rules for Nurse LicensureCompact (NLC).

  II.       Experience

1.    Minimum of two (2) years of active experience as a LVN, preferred. Louisiana only: must haveworked at least one year as an LPN prior to being employed by a home healthagency.

2.    Possession of a working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, policies and procedures preferred.

3.    Understanding of Medical Diagnosis Coding,preferred.

  III.       Skills & Abilities

1.    Has a positiveattitude and willingnessto learn throughout employment.

2.    Self-starter with excellentverbal and written communicationskills.

3.    Ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical staff members.

4.    Willingness to learn and utilize software solution, inclusiveof Divisional Work Flow Tasks.

5.    Must be organized and have the ability to manage multiple tasks & priorities at any given time.

6.    Possesses a firm foundation of basic nursing skills.

7.    Willingness to learn home health regulatory standardsrelated to job-specific duties, including but not limited to: OASIS, Conditionof Participation,state-specific licensing rules, diagnosiscoding, and internal policies.

 IV.       Other


1.    General


A.   Musthave satisfactory references from previous employers.

B.   Must be able to pass a background check which may include criminalhistory check and OIG sanctionscreening.

C.   Mustbe willing to submit to and be able to pass a random drug screening.

D.   Must have a dependable vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and maintain vehicular insurancein accordance with laws of the State.

 

2.     Risk Exposure-bloodborne pathogens

High Risk.

3.     Physical Requirements


A.   Heavylifting.

B.   Ability to participate in physical activity.

C.   Ability to do extensivebending, lifting and standingon a regular basis.

D.   Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity


Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-Abilene
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Jordan Health Services

Jordan Health Services provides in home care to patients in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texarkana, Arkansas, including personal care services, home management, pediatric services, skilled care and hospice. Currently based in Dallas, Texas Jordan Health Services was founded in 1975 by Joe and Jean Jordan in Mount Vernon, Texas with a mission to…“Preserve our clients’ independence and dignity by providing comprehensive care in the home delivered by professional and compassionate caregivers”. Today, Jordan serves over 26,000 patients in partnership with Cima Hospice, HealthCare Innovations Private Services and PrimeCare Home Health. Jordan accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance as reimbursement for services and accepts patients for care regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, marital or veteran status, disability or medical condition, gender or age, or any other category protected by law, or decisions regarding Advanced Directives. Learn More

Contact Information

US-TX-Abilene
Tim Doty
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Jordan Health Services
Company:
US-TX-Abilene
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Jordan Health Services is currently in search of anexperienced, hard-working LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurseto join their team!

This is the perfect time to join the growing homecare and outpatient care industry!

  • Per Diem positions
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Continuing Education and Mentoring Programs
  • Administrative Support Team
  • Has a full time staff to manage and support your needs while you focus on meeting the needs of your clients. We offer continuing education and support a collaborative approach with all skilled services.



POSITION:                     LicensedPractical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
ORGANIZATION:          Jordan Health Services – Medicare
REPORTS TO:              RN Clinical Team Manager or Administrator
POSITION SUMMARY:
The LPN/LVN is primarilyresponsible for the timely performance, supervision, training, anddocumentation of clinical service delivery to the patient and his/her caregiverin accordance with accepted standards of nursing practice and regulatoryguidelines.  S/he assists the RN ClinicalTeam Manager in improving the clinical and financial performance of thelocation.
DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPONENT PROPORTIONS:
I.            Work Flow Necessary to Ensure Clinical & FinancialSuccess                                 (component proportion   75%)



  1. Embraces and adheres to the use of electronic documentation via the organization’s software solution.

  2. Completes assigned Work Flow tasks within timeframes allotted by the Division.

  3. Responds timely to patient assignments and also responds timely in accordance with Divisional guidelines when s/he will not be able to accept assignments.

  4. Performs and documents nursing service delivery.

  5. Obtains and documents physician orders, when appropriate.

  6. Responsible for the submission of all documentation and receipt of physician orders to ensure timely submission of agency billing.

  7. Submits nursing orders and documentation, when appropriate.

  8. Reviews data regarding patient assignments including but not limited to the Plan of Care and Coordination Notes prior to service delivery.

  9. Submits request for new supply requisitions when a new supply order is needed.

  10. Submits request to Add New Facility Event, as appropriate.

  11. Assists with intake of patient referrals and in coordination of services between disciplines and other healthcare providers.

  12. Participates in the reporting of lab results and/or abnormal findings to the appropriate healthcare professional, physician, and/or field clinician.

  13. Participates in patient case conferences and documents ongoing Coordination of Care with other members of the healthcare team.



II.           QAPI Activities/Home Health Compare Reports                                                       (component proportion   10%)



  1. Reports and documents Client Complaint and Client Occurrence Events, when appropriate.

  2. Participates in the QAPI process of the agency, seeking to identify opportunities for performance improvement.

  3. Reports significant patient findings to the RN Case Manager and the RN Clinical Team Manager and collaborates on actions or interventions to be taken.

  4. Reports and documents patient infections per policy.



III.          Program AdministrationCoordination                                                                        (component proportion   15%)



  1. Responsible for the appropriate use of agency resources including, but not limited to, supplies and personnel to ensure financial success.

  2. Shares on-call responsibilities, as scheduled.

  3. Consistently meets staffing productivity standards in accordance with Divisional expectations.

  4. Works to maintain positive, collaborative relationships with patients, caregivers, referral sources, and/or physicians.

  5. Maintains availability at all times during his/her scheduled hours of work, either in person or by telecommunications.

  6. Maintains current knowledge of nursing practice and is responsible for personal continuing education required by the BNE.

  7. Participates in internal staff meetings and training activities, as assigned.

  8. Collaborates with members of the marketing team to assist in identifying potential referral sources, and patients appropriate for home care.

  9. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:


I.            Education


In accordancewith licensing regulations, must meet the following criteria:

Must be a LicensedPractical/Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of NurseExaminers rules for Nurse LicensureCompact (NLC).

  II.       Experience

1.    Minimum of two (2) years of active experience as a LVN, preferred. Louisiana only: must haveworked at least one year as an LPN prior to being employed by a home healthagency.

2.    Possession of a working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, policies and procedures preferred.

3.    Understanding of Medical Diagnosis Coding,preferred.

  III.       Skills & Abilities

1.    Has a positiveattitude and willingnessto learn throughout employment.

2.    Self-starter with excellentverbal and written communicationskills.

3.    Ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical staff members.

4.    Willingness to learn and utilize software solution, inclusiveof Divisional Work Flow Tasks.

5.    Must be organized and have the ability to manage multiple tasks & priorities at any given time.

6.    Possesses a firm foundation of basic nursing skills.

7.    Willingness to learn home health regulatory standardsrelated to job-specific duties, including but not limited to: OASIS, Conditionof Participation,state-specific licensing rules, diagnosiscoding, and internal policies.

 IV.       Other


1.    General


A.   Musthave satisfactory references from previous employers.

B.   Must be able to pass a background check which may include criminalhistory check and OIG sanctionscreening.

C.   Mustbe willing to submit to and be able to pass a random drug screening.

D.   Must have a dependable vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and maintain vehicular insurancein accordance with laws of the State.

 

2.     Risk Exposure-bloodborne pathogens

High Risk.

3.     Physical Requirements


A.   Heavylifting.

B.   Ability to participate in physical activity.

C.   Ability to do extensivebending, lifting and standingon a regular basis.

D.   Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity


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