LPN/LVN

Home Health LVN

Location(s): Houston, TX.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family, and referring agency

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation

  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers

  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals as necessary

  • Participates in planning and implementing specialized procedures and duties assisting the RN. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques

  • Under the direction of the RN, assists in identifying the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, and team report

  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Vocational nursing

  • Current Texas Driver’s License
  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Experience:

  • Two years experience as an LVN in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

Company
Envision
Posted
03/26/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Bellaire, Texas 77401, US