Interim HealthCare of Wichita, Inc.* Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Health - Hutchinson in WICHITA, Kansas
This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11352715 Do you like the idea of One-on-One Patient Care? In Home Health we provide Nursing Care to Patient's in their private residences. We see a number of different types of patients; Wound Care, Diabetes, Medication Management! Interested parties should apply today to help us fullfill or Mission, "Improving People's Lives."General Purpose:Provides effective and efficient patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with the patient's plan of care, applicable law and regulation, accepted standards of nursing practice, payor requirements and Interim HealthCare policies and procedures.Essential Functions:Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.Recognizes and reports changes in the patient's condition to the RN supervisor.Counsels and educates the patient and family in meeting healthcare related needs.Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing patient's progress.Assists the RN or physician in performing specialized procedures and duties.Assists the RN in carrying out the patient plan of care.Assists the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques.Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient care and planning for discharge.Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.Participates in in-services or training, as requested.Participates in the Office's Emergency Preparedness program, as requested.Accesses protected health information ( PHI ) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization.