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Internal Application: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Health visits

Home Health | Atlanta, GA | Full Time and Part Time

Job Description

 

Our Company:

MedSide Healthcare is committed to providing superior in-home care through a wide range of services including skilled nursing, rehabilitation, medical social services, personal support and homemaker services to our patients in their homes. The primary goal of MedSide’s management and staff is to provide these services in a way which optimizes the dignity and independence of all of our patients. The growth of our company can be attributed to our employees' knowledge, skill and commitment to providing outstanding patient care and customer service.

Now is the time for you to be involved in the care of our patients and the exciting

expansion of our company!

 

Job Description:

 

  • Monitoring and recording member’s vital signs as needed; reporting abnormal readings to the RN supervisor

  • Observing member’s functional level; reporting any changes in the member’s physical condition and health care needs to the supervising RN

  • Assisting members, as needed, with medications; observing for possible reactions; reporting any reactions to the supervising RN

  • notifying the supervising RN of any significant changes in member’s status

  • completing an in-home supervisory visit with assigned members at least once per year to observe and monitor the in-home performance of the personal support aides

  • completing timely, pertinent supervisory notesfg

  • Preparing progress notes and supervisory visit entries, documenting member’s current status

  • Teaching self-care activities to members, member representatives, and caregivers

  • Assisting with and/or providing member care as needed

  • Reviewing, signing and dating all clinical record entries (i.e.; service record forms, progress notes) made by the personal support aides supervised by the LPN

  • Collaborating with the supervising RN to update member care plans

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved Professional Nursing Program.

  • Current LPN licensure, with no sanctions, restrictions, or provisions, in the state of Georgia.

  • One year of related experience in a clinical environment

 

Plus:

  • Paid orientation

  • Mileage reimbursement