LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Consistently and reliably accepts patient assignments based on patient and agency
Available on designated work
Follows all policies and procedures of LHC Group and agency, as well as all applicable federal, state and local
Understands and complies with HIPAA and any other confidentiality
Accurate and timely documentation of hours
Accurate and timely documentation of services
Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition and
Accurate and timely reporting of observations of the patient's condition to the appropriate supervisor including immediate notification of any incidents, accidents, or unusual conditions.
Effective utilization of the Electronic Visit Verification or other visit documentation program as
Competent provision of and/or assistance with activities of daily living as applicable including: bathing, dental care, nail care, filing only, skin care including peri care and lotion application.
Safe transfer of patient from bed to chair and to
Safe transfer of patients on and off bedpan and/or
Documents all client related activities in a timely
Assists patient with bedtime preparations including personal care, dressing, positioning and medication
Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services, shopping for food and other household requirements, preparing and serving meals and snacks, and running errands.
Assists with ambulation including with cane, walker or crutches, if appropriate and helps patients care for
Accompanies client to medical
Measures and records oral, rectal, and auxiliary temperatures, pulse and respiration, and blood pressure when ordered within the training limitations.
Prepares meals as required based upon the patients preferred or prescribed diet and assists with feeding as
Provides clean and safe environment within the home including safe use of equipment needed by the
Responds promptly and professionally to client
Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient cleanliness, and housekeeping.
Participates in required agency meetings and in-service
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational
Performs other job-related tasks and duties as
Qualifications Experience Desired
Current driver's license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
Current CPR certification required (Kentucky, Tennessee, Wisconsin only)
State Specific Requirements
Skill / Availability Requirements
Ability to work on a full-time basis and willingness to work flexible schedules based on patient and agency needs.
Ability to function competently and professionally in any home situation regardless of protected status including but not limited to age, race, creed, color, sex, disability, or financial condition of the patient.
Ability to work independently
Good communication, writing, and organizational skills