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LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Home Health

Company: Focus Health (San Jose)
Location: Novato
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:(Choice Home Health, Focus Health, San Diego Home Health Care)Be an Integral Part of our Exciting Growth and Dynamic Team!Ask us about our Company Vehicle Program with PAID GAS CARD! This Person will treat patients in the following cities:San Rafael, NovatoWho are we?Click the link below to hear directly from our leadership:

Elevate Home Health's culture did not just manifest itself out of thin air, as we have a clear mission and values. These values are branded into all of the company's internal communications. Our leaders are visible and accessible with an "open door" policy and support employee growth, feedback, and ideas so that each employee feels valued and heard.Elevate Home Health is a division of Covenant Care. Our unique focus on our patient-centered care, evidenced-based medicine and technology-forward approach, empowers our patients to achieve their optimal level of independence. We are a home health service provider enhancing the continuity of care for the patients we serve. Our multidisciplinary services are a holistic approach to our service delivery in the comfort of the patient's home - the place where patients want to be but often need your help to stay there independently. Our mission is help them achieve that goal - is that your mission too?We know you have a choice. At Elevate Home Heath, our ratings are higher than the national average, leading to improved patient outcomes, increased patient satisfaction and fewer visits to the hospital. Patient-centered and compassionate care is at the core of everything we do.Who are we Seeking?You truly want to make a difference in the lives of your patients and their families. The Home Health field is growing now more than ever, and you want to be on the cutting edge of healthcare. You are a clinician who enjoys independence and autonomy and appreciates technology that allows you to focus on patient care. You want to treat one patient at a time. You want a work-life balance with flexible scheduling. You have the compassion to create rewarding patient relationships.Curious About our Benefits?As a full-time employee, you'll enjoy comprehensive benefits and employee programs:Excellent pay, including 23 days PTO per yearHealth, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short-term and long-term disabilityContinuing education & tuition assistanceGenerous referral bonus programFlexible schedulingWhat Will you be Tasked With?Provides direct patient home care visits, observes, performs and reports preventative, treatment and rehabilitative nursing procedures while implementing the plan of care in collaboration with patients/CG's, Health Care Provider, case manager and or Supervisor as assigned and documents appropriately.Observes and reports the need for additional services and equipment on an ongoing basis and informs case manager and/or supervisor in a timely basis.Observes and reports on the home environment and make recommendations that will enhance patient care, promote safety and prevent adverse effects.Works with patient, family and health care team members effectively to coordinate services, promote quality of care and positive patient care outcomes. Updates supervising RN/Nursing Supervisor and care team on progress toward goals for plan of care and implements changes/additions to the POT in collaboration with patient/CG as needs change and goals are met.Takes verbal orders from Health Care Providers as necessary and within the LVN scope of practice in a timely manner and documents appropriately.Coordinates plan for patient care outcomes through case conferences with supervising RN and other team members to provide appropriate, effective and efficient patient care, discharge planning and documents appropriately.Informs Health Care Providers of changes in patient's condition in accordance with providers orders and documents communications accordingly.Provides care as ordered that is appropriate preventive, rehabilitative, therapeutic, comfort and pain interventions. Provides instructions to patient/CG's and staff in a timely manner.Attends case conferences, in-services and staff meetings.Demonstrates professionalism by maintaining high standards of clinical care and staying current on clinical and medication issues, as well as, updates to patients' clinical records including medication profiles, plan of care, case conference and progress notes as required in a timely (24hrs) manner.Cooperates and is reliable with making PRN, weekend and holiday visits to patients as assigned.Informs supervisory personnel of any patient change in condition and or incidents promptly and documents appropriately.Uses appropriate teaching materials and techniques to obtain positive outcomes and documents patient/CG response to education.Provides and maintains a clean safe working environment through observation of infection prevention & control and safety policies.Provides and documents services in accordance with state, Medicare, Medical regulations and agency policy as applicable.Environmental Conditions and Physical RequirementsDriving or riding in a motor vehicle, standing, sitting, walking, bending, reaching and stretching.Our Focus Home Health - Fresno Branch Treats Patients in the Following Cities:Gilory/Morgan HillSan Jose/SunnyvalePalo Alto/San CarlosOaklandBurlingameSan Rafael/NovatoMinimum Requirements:Graduation from an accredited nursing program, current state license as a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse and CPR certified.Has at least one year clinical practical nursing experience. Home Health experience preferred.Must have vehicle, current driver's license and automobile insurance.Interpersonal and communication skills necessary.Ability to make home visits and provide skilled nursing assessments and care in the home.Preferred Requirements:Home Health experience

Keywords: Focus Health (San Jose), Novato , LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Home Health, Healthcare , Novato, California

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