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LPN (PRN) - Homecare in Suffolk County

Company: Allegiant Home Care
Location: Bohemia
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

We are hiring LPN's to work day shifts PRN!!

We are the industry leader that specializes solely in providing home healthcare. We continuously strive to provide care that adheres to our tradition of excellence, which is our work culture - Hopeful. Optimistic. Positive. We create this encouraging environment for our patients with the highest standards and methods of care. That is our primary FOCUS!

Focus On Patients

One Patient, One Focus by providing medical, personal, and emotional care for our clients based upon their individualized Plan of Care.

Providing support and personal services, while enabling patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient conditions.

Focus On Our Team...

Every team member is a part of our team of caregivers (from the office to the field). We believe in empowering our healthcare team to deliver the highest-quality in-home care by providing the right tools.

POSITION SUMMARY

The PRN LPN will provide the highest quality of care to clients utilizing the Plan of Care provided to ensure clients needs are met in relation to safety, well-being and satisfaction. Bilingual Spanish speaking is a HUGE plus.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Care Delivery

  • Provides safe and effective personal care for the client based on individualized Plan of Care prepared by nurse and available in the clients home.
  • Drives/escorts client to and from appointments/activities as requested, resulting in a safe and timely transport

Documentation/Communication

  • Provides accurate and timely required documentation (i.e. declining to participate in all parts of Plan of Care) ensuring effective management of cases and compliance.
  • Documents client care in the EMR and within the assigned shift including clocking in and out, tasks and any narrative notes.
  • Provides prompt communication of changes in client medical status/emergencies to Nurse Supervisor resulting in effective management of cases.
  • Provides prompt communication of changes in Clients/Caregivers schedules (i.e. tardiness, vacation, requested time-off, change of status, reduction in hours, etc.) to Care Coordinators resulting in effective management of cases.
  • Calls in to Care Coordinator to confirm weekly schedules resulting in required coverage being met.
  • Other duties as assigned or needed.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Always maintains professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Maintains professional boundaries always.
  • To recognize emergency situations; demonstrate a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to prepare for a client assignment and arrive on time to the designated client.
  • Clearly understand assignments and patient location.
  • Understand and follow clinical and staffing instructions with a diverse population.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Current Nursing license
  • Excellent communication skills; team player; interpersonal skills; good collaboration skills; customer service skills; ability to use the electronic health record for documentation and communication regarding client care.
  • The ability to comprehend, speak, read and write the English language.
  • The ability to speak and understand Spanish is a HUGE plus.

Keywords: Allegiant Home Care, Westport , LPN (PRN) - Homecare in Suffolk County, Other , Bohemia, Connecticut

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