Registered Nurse (Home Health)
Company: LHC Group
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Company Overview Parrish Home Health, a part of LHC Group, is
hiring RNs! Deliver Exceptional At-Home Care, Like Only YOU Can.
We're a people-first company - and that includes our employees.
Join us in improving the quality of care for our patients. It's all
about helping people. LHC Group recently received Best Company
Culture and Best Company for Women in the communities we serve.
From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and
community-based services across the country, we deliver
high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage
their health at home. In your role as registered nurse, you can
expect: One-on-one patient focus Flexibility Professional Growth
Autonomy Support Recognition and Excellence Rewards Receive
competitive compensation and benefits including: Health Benefits
Matching 401(k) Paid Time Off + Holidays Online Continuing
Education Employee Assistance Tuition Reimbursement And much, much
more! Here is your opportunity to channel the full extent of your
knowledge, skills, ambition and experience on a daily basis.
Inspire our patients to progress each day as you: Develop and
follow a designated care plan in accordance with the patient's
needs Train and educate family members and caregivers
Administration of medication, wound care, treatments and
assessments Communicate with other members of the patients'
multidisciplinary team Monitor patients conditions; reporting
changes Follow up with, execute and document patient doctors'
orders Document observations, interventions and evaluations
utilizing a touch pad tablet Recruiters Are Ready to Help You Start
a New and Rewarding Career With LHC Group. Apply Today To Begin
Yours! Essential Functions Provides clinical services within the
scope of practice, as defined by the state laws governing the
practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in
coordination with other members of the health care team. Makes the
initial and-or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, determines
primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State
specific guidelines, and submits accurate, complete, and timely
documentation, per policy. Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates (as
warranted by changes in condition but at least every 60 days) the
patient's nursing needs. Performs patient comprehensive assessments
at designated time points and develops the appropriate POC, in
collaboration with physician orders. Ensures patients meet home
health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by
payer source. Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary
revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician
and other health care professional's involved in care. Makes
referrals to other disciplines, as indicated by patient's assessed
need. Responds to outcome coordinator-coder and Patient Care
Manager requests for clarification to OASIS assessments on the same
day that the request for more information is sent. Plots patient
encounters for the episode and determines needed RN encounters
based on patient's needs and regulations. Instructs and supervises
the patient's family-caregiver in the care of the patient and
maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient. Actively
participates in weekly case conferences. Maintains a current and
accurate patient medication profile. After start of care (SOC)
assessment, reports the status of the patient, assessed needs, and
plan of care overview to the team leader on same day (or by next
business day if after hours). Observes, records and reports to the
physician and/or team leader the patient's signs and symptoms,
response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition, as
appropriate. Ensures adequate Team Leader (TL) communication when
physician follow-up is needed. Communicates changes in visit
assignments, dates of scheduled visits, and schedule changes to
scheduler and Patient Care Manger to ensure patient needs are met.
Communicates timely and effectively with agency personnel and
ordering physician as required to process orders and OASIS data
sets, schedule home visits, and deliver services to patient as
ordered by physician and in accordance with applicable laws and
regulation. Facilitates hand-off communication to RN and PCM who
will cover patients in their absence, prior to scheduled days off.
Performs regular and supervisory visits according to the plan of
care and submits complete visit notes within 24 hours of completion
visit. Directly and/or indirectly supervises care provided by the
home health aides and licensed practical vocational nurses,
provides instruction as appropriate, and assigns tasks according to
State and federal regulations. Participates in on-call rotation.
Adheres to and participates in the agency's Episode Management
process. Assists in the orientation of new agency personnel as
assigned. Completes LHC required learning courses, additional
assignments per DON request, as well as any state specific required
training per state regulation-practice act requirements.
Participates in the performance improvement plan and process to
ensure positive patient outcomes. Education & Experience License
Requirements Current RN licensure in state of practice. Current CPR
certification required. Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance,
and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
Additional State Requirements CA - One year prior professional
nursing experience. LA: At a minimum, one year of clinical
experience as a Registered Nurse. One year of clinical experience
as a Registered Nurse may be waived for a Registered Nurse with
recent clinical experience as an LPN. RN licensure must have no
restrictions. AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA,
MD, MS, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN,
TX, VA, WA, WI, WV: No other state specific requirements. Equal
Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.
Keywords: LHC Group, Titusville , Registered Nurse (Home Health), Healthcare , Titusville, Florida
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