RN/LPN Private Duty Nurse


Almost Family


Posted Under: Appleton, Wisconsin jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs
Posted On: 2019-10-11 00:00:00

Overview
Currently hiring Private Duty Nurses (RN's and LPN's) in the Appleton area. We offer Free CPR training, Flexible Schedules, and Weekly Pay!

The Private Duty Nurse (Registered Nurse RN) / (Licensed Practical Nurse LPN) in Appleton, WI provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and agency policies. Also, The RN Registered Nurse job coordinates total plan of care with other health care professionals involved in care, and helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by planning and exchanging information with physician, agency personnel, patient, family, and community resources.

Almost Family, a part of 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.

Additional Details
  • Provide skilled nursing interventions according to the Plan of Care in the treatment of the patient/clients illness, rehabilitative needs and preventative care. Apply knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice to facilitate problem resolution and achieve individualized patient goals and outcomes.
  • Consult with the RN Supervisor regarding needed changes in the Plan of Treatment. Accept verbal orders from physician where permitted by state law/regulations/Nurse Practice Act and communicate these orders to the RN Supervisor.
  • Maintain contact with patients, physicians, clinical manager(s), and other members of the healthcare team in a timely manner regarding patient/family needs and status changes.
  • Participate in report, care coordination activities/ case conferences and discharge planning..
  • Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct by delivering care in a manner that protects and preserves the patients dignity, rights, values, beliefs, privacy and autonomy
  • Complete a clinical note for each visit within required timeframes, capturing physical assessment, home environment, medication changes and any skilled interventions provided during the course of the visit as well as any care coordination with health care team. This note will be incorporated into the patient's record
  • Participate in all required in services programs
  • Participates in educational offerings and clinical experiences offered by LHC to maintain current knowledge, skills, abilities and judgment in clinical practice
  • Adhering to and supports the agency's care management model
  • Participating in Quality Improvement activities

    Qualifications
    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
    Experience Desired
    • A minimum of one year experience as an RN or LPN preferred
      License Requirements
      • Must have current RN or LPN licensure in state of practice.
        • Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
          • Current CPR certification required. (we train)

            Company Description:

            Our company was founded over 20 years ago on the principle that ---it---s all about helping people,--- and we live by those words today. It---s our mission to provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission. When you become part of the LHC Group family, you---re choosing a career path that will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally.Every day, all across the country, our LHC Group family is helping people. There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder to shoulder, helping the patients in our care live, fuller, healthier lives. We do this because helping people is, quite simply, the reason we exist. It---s our purpose.--