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LVN - Home Health

Company: Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

For over 40 years Pathways has been a Bay Area pioneer, leader -and innovator -in Hospice, Home Health, Palliative Care, Private Duty, and Care Management services. We provide care at home or in settings such as assisted living, a nursing home, or the hospital. We have offices in Sunnyvale, South San Francisco, and Oakland. Patients and their families know us for our personalized, high-quality care, delivered with empathy, kindness, and respect. TITLE: -Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
SCHEDULE: M-F, 1 weekend/month
HOURS: -8:30am-5pm
Territory: -Gilroy - Sunnyvale
The posted compensation range of $35.70 - $49.78/Hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay Pathways Home Health & Hospice in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. Pathways Home Health & Hospice may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law. POSITION SUMMARY: -
The Home Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for providing skilled nursing care to assigned patients and their families. - Documents observations and interventions related to the patient's environment physical, mental, social and emotional status. - Communicates patient status and needs to be based on a plan of care with the Clinical Team Manager and other members of the home care team. - Performs duties consistent with the Vocational Nurse Practice Act. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Provides those services requiring the skills of a licensed vocational nurse in accordance with the plan of care.
  • Documents observations, clinical findings, problems, skilled interventions, goals and discharge plans.
  • Provides and documents skilled nursing care on all visits (includes skilled observation of the patient's condition, skilled care, and procedures and teaching of the patient and/or family).
  • Communicates with the Clinical Team Manager or with the physician and other members of the home care team informing them of significant changes in the patients' condition and needs. - Documents these communications.
  • Attends and actively participates in the clinical team multidisciplinary patient conference. - When attendance is not possible, provides appropriate input on assigned patients.
  • Submits all documentation according to agency requirements.
  • Meets established productivity standards.
  • Demonstrates established clinical competencies.
  • Uses agency provided telecommunication devices (i.e. cell phone, voice mail, and pager) according to established guidelines.
  • Follows established standards for point of service technology, documentation, and synchronization.
  • Seeks out and maintains skills and knowledge relevant to skilled home care nursing.
  • Participates in agency sponsored in-service education.
  • Participates in agency-sponsored quality improvement activities.
  • Assists in development of agency protocols, procedures and policies as requested.
  • Assesses, organizes and delivers teaching materials for assigned home care patients as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned consisted with skills and training and the mission and goals of Pathways. QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Current California LVN License.
    • Preferred: IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
    • Minimum of one year of nursing experience.
    • Demonstrates willingness and ability to work with electronic input and telecommunication devices.
    • Current California driver's license and automobile insurance with minimum Bodily Injury Liability coverage per agency policy.
    • Current CPR- American Heart Association "BLS Health Care Provider" requested upon renewal

Keywords: Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care, San Jose , LVN - Home Health, Healthcare , San Jose, California

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