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LPN Home Health

We're looking for great nurses!

If you…

love gerontology, have 1-2 years of experience in skilled nursing, hospital-based, or home health nursing,would enjoy 1 to 1 patient care while you're with each patient, are confident in your ability to assess and intervene to promote excellent patient outcomes ,would like to work a mostly weekday, daytime schedule with an occasional rotation of evening and weekend call, enjoy learning new things and working with stellar colleagues, appreciate the latest technology to organize and manage patient care, want a supportive and proactive management team,and would like to be free to manage your daily schedule,

…this home health nursing position may be a great fit for you! If so, please apply, so we can discuss how you can become a valued member of the Wesley Family!

JOB SUMMARY

This position performs skilled nursing functions in accordance with the federal, state, and local laws and within the guidelines of his/her professional organization and WHAH. All functions shall be performed in accordance with the established policies and practices and WA State Nurse Practice Act. The LPN delivers care to clients as delegated by the RN Case Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides professional nursing care as defined in the nurse practice act and under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Communicates appropriate status/condition changes to the RN per agency guidelines.
  • Provides skilled nursing visits for clients as directed by the RN Case Manager. Follows the care plan established by the Registered Nurse.
  • Recognizes and reports changes in client condition to the Case Manager and physician, as directed.
  • Communicates information on a timely basis, consistent with Agency policy and urgency of the situation. Communicates verbally, as needed, and through complete and accurate documentation in the clinical record.
  • Scope of clinical practice includes personal care services, monitoring and reporting findings, medication administration and monitoring, client teaching, emergency intervention, and nursing services within professional scope of practice and as delegated by the Case Manager.
  1. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafe situations.
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
  • Makes recommendations on improvement of safety.
  • Seeks education/training or assistance with areas of concern
  1. Performs job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community standards.
  • Accepts responsibility for professional nursing role.
  • Follows applicable state and federal laws and agency standards.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  • Abides by HIPAA Privacy law in any communication regarding clients protected health information.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Agency Quality Improvement Program and pertinent activities.
  1. Participates in coordination of home care services, attends meetings as required, and follows reporting guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Education Background
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

  • Licensure, Registration, Certification
    • Current Washington State LPN license.
    • CPR certified.
    • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or WHCHS requirements and in good repair. Has a good driving record.

  • Special Training/Skills
    • Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Work Experience
    • Minimum of three (3) years experience in an assisted living care setting or equivalent experience.
    • Two (2) years experience in community health setting.

  • Physical Demands
    • Ability to stand/walk 2-3 hours per day
    • Ability to bend, stoop and squat frequently for resident care and assessment
    • Ability to sit for periods of time for assisting residents with meals, charting, phone consulting, and computer data entry.

INFECTIOUS RISK CATEGORY

HIGH RISK: Likely to have frequent occupational exposure with patient's blood or other body fluids. May require protective equipment to be worn during some aspects of direct patient care.

SOME (COVID-19) RISK: Possible occupational exposure to residents or clients with COVID-19. May require personal protective equipment (PPE) to be worn during some aspects or seasons of job.

Wesley Homes is a not for-profit organization that provides a network of services offering a continuum of care for older adults. It is affiliated with the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Retirement Communities and Health Services for (and by) people who love life.

Wesley Homes has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





PI140524097

Company
Wesley Homes
Posted
07/02/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Auburn, WA 98001, US