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LHC Group, Inc PRN LPN - Home Visits in Waverly, Ohio

Summary We are hiring a PRN LPN to work one-on-one with our in-home patients in the Waverly, OH area. At Comfort Home Care, part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you can expect: flexibility for true work-life balance opportunities for career growth the ability to build trusted nurse-patient relationships. employee-focused wellness and support programs If you love nursing and want to strengthen your experience, this is a great opportunity for you! Responsibilities Job Summary The Home Care Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care as prescribed by the physician to acutely ill, and/or chronically ill patients in their homes as well as recording clinical and progress notes; and coordinating other patient care activities/services to provide the highest quality of patient care in the geographic service area to which she/he is assigned. She/he works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or designated supervisor. Nursing activities are limited to these in compliance with the State LPN/LVN Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements and agency policies and procedures. Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities Provides high quality 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, following all applicable infection control procedures. Documents patient visits thoroughly and completely per regulatory and payer requirements in the electronic medical record utilizing the agency's electronic visit verification program (as applicable). Actively participates in the agency's care coordination process including timely reporting patients' needs and changes in condition, attending patient case conference, communicating effectively to the patient, family, physician, other clinicians, agency management staff, and case coordinator, community case managers (as applicable) Ensures confidentiality of patient health information per agency policy. Education and Experience License Requirements Must have current LPN licensure in state of practice. Current driver's license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation. Current CPR certification required. Education Requirements Must meet educational/experience requirements outlined in the laws of licensure states. Experience Requirements A minimum of one year of acute care experience preferred. Previous home care experience preferred. Skill Requirements Ability to relate to and treat acutely ill/chronically ill patients/families and their particular problems. Must possess strong, patient management, and documentation skills. Must possess the disposition and personality to work harmoniously with a wide variety of people and all levels of staff, and interact professionally as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Must possess a strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization. Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patient needs. Absolute integrity and the use of good judgment to handle the professional and confidential nature of assignments. Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs. Comfort Home Care is part of the LHC Group family of providers - the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice,