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LVN-/-Licensed-Vocational-Nurse--Home-Health

Company name
Jordan Health Services

Location
San Antonio, TX

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Jordan Health Services is currently in search of an
experienced, hard-working LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurse
to join their team!
This is the perfect time to join the growing home
care 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:                     Licensed
Practical 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 primarily
responsible for the timely performance, supervision, training, and
documentation of clinical service delivery to the patient and his/her caregiver
in accordance with accepted standards of nursing practice and regulatory
guidelines.  S/he assists the RN Clinical
Team Manager in improving the clinical and financial performance of the
location.

DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPONENT PROPORTIONS:

I.            Work Flow Necessary to Ensure Clinical & Financial
Success                                 (component proportion   75%)

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

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

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

Performs and documents nursing service delivery.

Obtains and documents physician orders, when
appropriate.

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

Submits nursing orders and documentation, when
appropriate.

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

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

Submits request to Add New Facility Event, as
appropriate.

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

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

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%)

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

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

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

Reports and documents
patient infections per policy.

III.          Program Administration
Coordination                                                                       
 (component proportion   15%)

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

Shares on-call responsibilities, as scheduled.

Consistently meets staffing
productivity standards in accordance with Divisional expectations.

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

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

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

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

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

Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

I.            Education

In accordance
with licensing regulations, must meet the following criteria:

Must be a Licensed
Practical/Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of Nurse
Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure
Compact (NLC).

II.       
Experience
1.    
Minimum of two (2) years of active experience as a LVN, preferred. Louisiana only: must have
worked at least one year as an LPN prior to being employed by a home health
agency.
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 positive
attitude and willingness
to learn throughout employment.
2.    
Self-starter with excellent
verbal and written communication
skills.
3.    
Ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical staff members.
4.    
Willingness to learn and utilize software solution, inclusive
of 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 standards
related to job-specific duties, including but not limited to: OASIS, Condition
of Participation,
state-specific licensing rules, diagnosis
coding, and internal policies.
 
 IV.       
Other

1.    
General

A.   Must
have satisfactory references from previous employers.
B.   Must be able to pass a background check which may include criminal
history check and OIG sanction
screening.
C.   Must
be 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 insurance
in accordance with laws of the State.

2.     Risk Exposure-bloodborne pathogens

High Risk.
3.     Physical Requirements

A.   Heavy
lifting.
B.   Ability to participate in physical activity.
C.   Ability to do extensive
bending, lifting and standing
on a regular basis.
D.   Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity

Company info

Jordan Health Services
Website : http://www.jhsi.com

Company Profile
Based in Mount Vernon, Texas, and founded in 1975, Jordan Health Services provides home health services to pediatric and adult patients throughout the entire State of Texas. With over 13,000 employees in a variety of locations serving literally thousands of individuals every day, Jordan is one of the largest home healthcare providers in Texas. Jordan also has an office location in Texarkana, Arkansas. Jordan’s revenues are generated from Medicare, Medicaid, commercial insurance and consumers. Our mission is to be “…the leading healthcare provider by providing quality, ethical, cost-effective care delivered by the most qualified, best-trained professionals working in a rewarding family-oriented environment”. We accept 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.

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