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TENDER HOME HEALTH

 

  JOB DESCRIPTION

 

   LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE

REPORT TO:                                    DIRECTOR OF NURSES

DEPARTMENT:                               CLINICAL

 

POSITION SUMMARY:     

                                                 Provides nursing services in the patient’s home in accordance with agency standards and applicable laws and regulations. Ensures that patients receive the highest possible quality of care.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Graduate of an approved school of vocational nursing, currently licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of California
  • Experience in home health care or related health field. Car with required proof of insurance coverage and a California Driver’s license
  • Knowledge of all types of home health equipment utilized by patients as well as forms and paperwork necessary for documentation

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • Able to bend and stand an average of 6 hours per day.
  • lift up to 50 – 75 pounds.
  • Able to write up to 3 hours Able to per day.
  • Able to work in a stressful environment.
  • Able to drive 50-100 miles per day.
  • Able to assess and communicate with ill patients, co-workers, and general public.

 

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE:

  • Clinical (Direct Patient Care)
  • Administration
  • Education

DUTIES:

  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of home health care services.
  • Implements current nursing practice.
  • Fulfills additional performance responsibilities as assigned and as necessary.
  • Promotes effective written/verbal communication.
  • Gives accurate information to clients and client families regarding costs for home health care services.
  • Provides information regarding equipment and supply needs of the home health. Care agency.
  • Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  • Participates in salary programs following approved home health care agency policies and procedures.
  • Complies and home health agency policies and procedures.
  • Promotes and maintains an agency environment that is in compliance with federal state, and local regulatory agencies
  • Promotes education for home health care staff members.
  • Promotes education for clients, client families, and the community.
  • Participates in personal professional growth and development.
  • Completes all required documentation in accordance with the standards of the agency, and regulatory requirements.
  • Works effectively with the medical staff, other members of the health care team and administrative personnel. Maintains a cooperative working relationship.

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