Full Time Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse (58770)

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Rock Island , IL 61204

Posted 2 months ago

I believe that better care begins at home.

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

I believe in working for a company that cares as much as I do.

We offer a unique employment package that includes:

  • Unprecedented opportunities for career growth.

  • Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement.

  • Innovative specialties with cutting-edge training and development.

I believe my work is my calling.

As a Home Health LPN, you will:

  • Provide professional nursing services under the direction of a RN in compliance with the state's Nurse Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirement, applicable healthcare standards, governmental laws and regulations, and Gentiva Health Services policies and procedures.

  • Provide skilled nursing interventions in the treatment of the patient/clients illness, rehabilitative needs and preventative care. Utilize a holistic approach in the provision of problem specific therapeutic interventions, teaching and training activities in accordance with the plan of care.

  • Apply knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice to facilitate problem resolution and achieve individualized patient goals and outcomes.

  • Confer with the RN Supervisor regarding needed changes in the Plan of Treatment. Accept verbal orders from physician were permitted by state law/regulations/Nurse Practice Act and communicate these orders to the RN Supervisor.

  • Utilize a systematic, individualized goal/outcome driven approach in implementing the nursing plan of care.

  • Maintain contact with patients, physicians, clinical manager(s), other members of the healthcare team in a timely manner regarding patient/family needs and status changes. Participate in care coordination activities and discharge planning as appropriate.

  • Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient's right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is dearly in the best interests of the patient.

  • Appropriately communicate to ensure adherence to professional standards in the provision of and availability of supplies, materials and equipment needed to safely and effectively implement the plan of care.

  • Prepare, submit and maintain documentation as required by the Company and/or facility. Visit/shift notes documented on day services are rendered.

Required Skills


  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program or accredited School of Vocational Nursing.

  • Current nursing license in the practicing state.

  • Valid drivers license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Two years experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinical setting, preferably in a home health or hospice setting.

Required Experience

Keywords: ACLS, ANA, Acute care, Admissions Nurse, Admission Nurse, cardio nurse, cardio LPN, cardio LVN, cardiac nurse, cardiac LPN, cardiac LVN, case management, case manager, clinical, clinic, critical care, ER, Emergency Room, Healthcare, health care, Homecare, home care, home health, homehealth, home health nurse, homecare nurse, home care nurse, home health LPN, home health LVN, homecare LPN, homecare LVN, home care LPN, home care LVN, hospice nurse, hospice LPN, hospice LVN, hospital, ICU, intensive care unit, LPN, LVN, L.P.N., L.V.N., license practical nurse, licensed practical nurse, license vocational nurse, licensed vocational nurse, medical, medical care, med surg, med-surg, medicare, Nurse, Nurse Care Manager, Nurse Job, Nurse Jobs, oncology LPN, oncology LVN, oncology nurse, palliative care nurse, ortho nurse, ortho LPN, ortho LVN, palliative care LPN, palliative care LVN, LPN Job, LVN Job, LPN jobs, LVN jobs, Nursing, nursing job, nursing jobs, Oasis, PRN, PDM, progressive care nurse, rehab LPN, rehab LVN, rehab nurse, skilled visit, staff LPN, staff LVN, staff nurse, step down unit, step-down unit, step down unit LPN, tele, telemetry, telemetry nurse, telemetry LPN, telemetry LVN, travel nurse, travel LPN, travel LVN, visit nurse ~MON~

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Certified Nursing Assistant (Patient Care Technician/Emergency Department Technician ) 1St/3Rd Shift Full Time/Part Time

Unitypoint Health

Posted 6 days ago

VIEW JOBS 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-08-13T00:00 Overview IND123 Join our team today! We are looking for Certified Nursing Assistants who have devoted their careers to patient care. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. At UnityPoint Health®, our Patient Care Technicians/Certified Nursing Assistants* play a pivotal role in creating the Best Outcome for Every Patient Every Time and in providing a comfortable experience for our patients and their families. Working side by side with our nursing staff, PCT/CNA team members impact people's lives as the front line hands and eyes of our care team, observing and caring for their physical, mental and emotional conditions. Patient Care Technicians/Certified Nursing Assistants are provided with professional growth, learning and advancement opportunities through their roles with UnityPoint Health. Whether aspiring to further their education or seeking expanding responsibilities, our Technicians/Assistants are provided the finance, support and leadership needed to advance their careers. Full & Part Time positions available. * 36-40 hours/week - full-time benefits * 24 hours/week - part-time benefits First Shift Available: 6:45am - 7:15pm 7:30am - 7:30pm 10:00am-11:30pm Third Shift Available: 3:00pm - 3:30am 6:45pm - 7:15am 7:30pm - 8:00am * This shift includes a 12% shift differential on top of base pay. As well as an additional $1.00 per hour for weekends. Benefits Include: * Competitive Wages * Paid Time Off * Excellent Benefit Plan * Orientation with a Preceptor * Growth Opportunities * Wellness Program * 401K Retirement Plans * Tuition Reimbursement Areas Available: Med/Surg - Oncology - Rock Island * They specialize in Oncology and Neuro and care for overflow general medical patients . They provide inpatient chemotherapy or work with patients having issues related to their cancer diagnosis. Neurology cares include Stroke, head injury, and Epilepsy patients. Including special monitoring equipment related to Neuro care. Surg/ortho - Rock Island * They specialize in the care of all inpatient surgical patients, including but not limited to abdominal surgeries, hip and knee replacements. Transitional Care Unit - Rock Island * They specialize in the care of lower acuity patients requiring therapy throughout the day that no longer need an inpatient unit but are not ready for home or awaiting placement into a long term care facility. The patients stay an average of 14 days on the unit. Cardiac Stepdown - Rock Island * They specialize in the care of patients directly out of the ICU, post Open Heart patients, and overnight stay's following Cardiac procedures. Medical Telemetry - Rock Island * They specialize in the care of a variety of Medical patients, many of them being patients on Telemetry (heart monitored continuously). Emergency Department - Emergency Technician - Bettendorf - Rock Island * Can be a CNA, EMT-Basic, or MA. * Rock Island - Level 2 Trauma Center. Busiest of all our Emergency Departments. All traumas in the Illinois Quad Cities are routed here. Very busy, very fast paced. Also deal with many Psych patients with Robert Young Center in RI. * Moline - Smaller than Rock Island, however busy. See a wide variety of patients, many seeking non emergent care. OB patients seen here since Birthplace is in Moline. * Bettendorf - Similar in size to Moline, see a wide variety of patients, many seeking non emergent care. ICU - Bettendorf * General Intensive Care Unit handling all high acuity needs for Bettendorf. Responsibilities Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, provide basic nursing care for the personal and comfort needs of the patient. Clinical Excellence/Patient Care• Contributes toward accomplishment of patient's Plan of Care goals by providing care activities as assigned by the nurse.• Demonstrates competence in the implementation/administration of age appropriate care in accordance with established Practice Guidelines, Policies/Procedures and State/Federal Law in regards to hygiene, nutritional, elimination, and activity measures as well as non-sterile/non-invasive procedures, oxygen setup, simple dressings, traction set-up, blood glucose testing, measuring and recording vital signs and non-sterile specimen collection.• Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient's care. Department Support• Promotes, monitors and maintains a safe clean environment by assisting with identifying safety needs of patients and modifying the environment to meet these needs, perform light housekeeping functions to maintain a clean, neat and orderly work/patient care area, adhering to established Universal/Standard precautions.• Provides for efficient operation of unit/department by taking initiative and assuming other responsibilities as needed. • Contributes effectively to the communication needs of the department by acknowledging patients, healthcare providers and visitors upon arrival to the unit, engaging in collaborative communication, identifying and reporting patient care concerns in a timely manner, practicing excellent telephone etiquette. Basic UPH Performance Criteria • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.• Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.• Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.• Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.• Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.• Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance. Qualifications Successful completion and documentation of one of the following:1. Active Certified Nursing Assistant as listed on the IA or IL Healthcare Worker Registry and/or active certification in another state and awaiting certification in state of employment2. Certified Nursing Assistant listed as inactive on a Healthcare Worker Registry who is currently in a role similar to a Patient Care Technician in a hospital or similar non-skilled/long term care facility. Previous certification and registry status must have been obtained; current employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant must be verified.3. Graduation from an accredited nursing program and waiting for NCLEX re-examination.4. Current employment as a PCT working within Trinity Medical Center that were grandfathered into the PCT position title; continued employment as a PCT must be maintained otherwise recertification will be required Current CPR certification Unitypoint Health Rock Island IL

Full Time Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse (58770)

Gentiva Health Services, Inc.