Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)

Amedisys Home Health Services Malden , MA 02148

Posted 4 weeks ago

What You Will Do:

The LPN is responsible for administering the care plan and the patient's health and wellness as indicated by the care plan. Assures compliance with nursing/clinical standards, federal, state, and local government regulations, contract/ payor requirements and company policies. This role will treat patients, when appropriate and as needed for skilled nursing services

  • Follows the appropriate Care Plan in collaboration with the Director of Nursing, patient/client/caregivers, the patient/client's physician and other care team members as appropriate.

  • Performs on-site Orientation, quarterly Supervision Visits, Skill Checks and Annual Performances of home care aides in compliance with Federal, State and applicable Accrediting body Regulations and AHC Policies.

  • Provides on-going instructions to home health aides during field visits including reinforcement of Standard Precautions, Client Respect. HIPPA and Safety.

  • Review Personal Care Plans from Aging service Access Points, (ASAP), orienting aides in following the care plan as authorized by the ASAP RN.

  • Documents services rendered and changes in client conditions and/or family and home situation.

  • Communicates with ASAP Case Managers or client's legal representative/family any concerns or issues regarding client status as necessary.

  • Perform Mantoux tests as needed for Compliance

  • May discuss medication changes with physician but may not take medication orders over the phone. The call must be redirected to the patient/client's pharmacist/pharmacy

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required

  • Current and unencumbered license to practice as a practical/vocational nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Must be a licensed driver in the appropriate state and have available independent transportation with current insurance coverage.

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