Pathfinder Home Health Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN (77357) in New Caney, Texas
Pathfinder Home Health is a growing family-owned healthcare company that supplies in home healthcare services. Pathfinder works hand in hand with the families we serve to provide outcome oriented care tailored to put seniors on a path to independent living. At Pathfinder we recognize that providing exceptional service takes exceptional clinicians with the talent, energy and professionalism to ensure that we maximize the quality of life and level of independence for each patient we serve. Clinicians are needed due to rapid growth in our Texas offices. These positions will take the lead in delivering exceptional clinical care with a personal touch. You will be responsible for the planning, coordinating and delivery of services in our patient’s homes. We offer an outstanding base salary and benefits package including: * Competitive Rates/Salaries * Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance * Vision and Dental Insurance * Life and Disability Insurance * Paid Vacation * 6 Personal Days Available Immediately * Holiday Pay * 401(k) * Continuing Education Reimbursement * Company Issued Netbook and/or IPad with integrated cell connection * Kinnser EMR System * Auto Allowance or Mileage Stipend Job Summary: Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency. Responsibilities will be split between office and field work. Office duties to include, but not limitd to: assisting Adminstrator and other office staff with intake, medical records, and Quality Assurance Measures. Job Qualifications: Education: Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing Licensure: Current Texas State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, current Texas Driver’s License Experience: Two years’ experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a clinical care setting preferred, home health preferred Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in patients home in various conditions; proof of current CPR, and Hepatitis profile; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call. Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition; meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Essential Functions: * Under the direction of the RN, assist in identifying the patient’s physical, psycho social, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations. * Participate in planning and implementing care in conjunction with the RN, in accordance with the POC. * Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both staff and patient (OSHA). * Assure the continuity of care through delivery of quality patient care. * Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care professionals as evidenced by clinical notes, case conferences, communication notes, and evaluations. * Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payor. * Demonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency. * Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care. http://www.pathfinderhomehealth.com/ Mission Statement Our mission at Pathfinder Home Healthcare is to help each of our clients attain their optimal health potential in order to improve their quality of life and achieve a maximum level of independent living.