Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Company: Amedisys Inc.
Posted on: August 4, 2022
What You Will Do:Per DiemFlexible shifts: 2-12 hoursShifts will
be based in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and/or
clients' homes.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
assignedRequired 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.
Keywords: Amedisys Inc., Brockton , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Middleboro, Massachusetts
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