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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Visit

Company: US Medical Management
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per VisitU.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission - "Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services" - Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA). Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on "We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services" "We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients" & "We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society", allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future. We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.Position DescriptionUnder the general supervision of the Administrator, the LPN provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient's progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care
    • Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule
    • Reports significant findings to patient's Physician and Clinical Supervisor as they occur
    • Submits completed skilled nursing visit notes per agency policy on designated days as requested by Clinical Supervisor
    • Submits change orders per agency policy
    • Provides assistance with activities of daily living (ADL's) which may include personal hygiene, changing of bed linens, dressing -and ambulation, and transfers as the patient need arises and/or as instructed
    • Maintains open lines of communications to all members of the continuum of care team
    • Attends staff meetings, team conferences, and educational in-services per agency requirements
    • Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skilled nurse in-services and meetings, and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services
    • Participates in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request
    • Follows agency policies and procedures
    • Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator
    • Participates in discharge planning process per Medicare Criteria and agency policy and procedureREQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
      • A current unencumbered State Professional Nurse License
      • An automobile to be used for work, current driver's license, good driving record and proof of insurance
      • The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment
      • The ability to assess and document patient needs and meet those needs
      • Proficiency in clinical skills
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Proficiency in personal computer use including e-mail, clinical, word processing, and spreadsheet software
      • Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder
      • Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands
      • Able to drive car 2-4 hours per dayPreferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
        • One year of experience as a Professional Nurse

Keywords: US Medical Management, Ann Arbor , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Visit, Healthcare , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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