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LVN - Home Health

Home Health Greenville, TX
  • Depends on experience
  • Part Time / Full Time
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Position Overview:

  • Responsible for the provision of nursing care to patients according to an established physician plan of care, with service delivery under the direction of a registered nurse and in compliance with applicable Texas Nurse Practice Act regulations and agency policy and procedure.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Work Experience - Minimum two years clinical experience in an acute care setting. Exposure to geriatric patient care desirable.

  • Required Licenses/Certifications - A valid LVN license through the Texas Board of Nursing. Valid Texas driver's license with available and dependable transportation and proof of current automobile liability insurance.

  • Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities - Good verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to meet minimum hiring standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the HMHD Compliance Plan.
  • Conduct reflects HMHD’s values and a commitment to HMHD’s Code of Conduct.
  • Attends the required corporate integrity and compliance training and education programs.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in understanding the materials presented during the corporate integrity and compliance training and education program.
  • Complies with all HIPAA standards.
  • Works independently and demonstrates problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and completes tasks according to established policies and procedures; avoids errors.
  • Assists supervising RN in ongoing observation and care of assigned patients.
  • Documents all nursing observations, interventions and evaluations in a concise, accurate and timely manner.
  • Participates in evaluation of patients in preparation for discharge.
  • Uses supplies appropriately and demonstrates a cost-conscious awareness by practicing careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies.
  • Completes a note for each visit; records all observations relating to care and treatment given.
  • Participates in teaching patients, family members and/or significant others as appropriate to the physician-ordered plan of care.
  • Delivers safe care at all times that is in concert with physician orders, home health policy and established nursing care standards.
  • Exhibits sound judgment and technical skills necessary to perform assigned nursing treatments and procedures; communicates effectively.
  • Effectively communicates with team members to keep them informed of changes in patient condition and needs.
  • Evaluates the response of patients to nursing interventions and revises care plans with supervising RN as necessary.
  • Completes paperwork in a timely manner and in accordance with agency policy.
  • Attends care conference.
  • Communicates patient concerns and problems through proper channels; immediately reports any patient abnormality or emergency situation.
  • Follows established procedures for charge items and ensures that all charges are properly entered 
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