UnityPoint Health

LPN

Requisition ID
2022-107476
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IL-Moline
Address
106 19th Ave
Affiliate
9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
City
Moline
Department
SN Visits- HC- QC
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
variable weekday daytime hours with weekend and holiday rotation
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint at Home

Adult Acute Care

LPN Visit Nurse

1.0 FTR 40 hours/week

8a-5pm M-F (variable hours with weekend & holiday rotation

 

Under the supervision of the RN Case Manager, the Home Care LPN provides direct patient care and performs technical skilled care to a diverse patient population in their place of residence. The LPN delivers patient care directed by the RN Case Manager in the home health plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

 

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

Responsibilities

Patient Care/Care Coordination

  • Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health nursing services completing a nursing patient assessment at each visit in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to care plan.
  • Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and safety issues as directed by and included in the nursing plan of care.
  • Implements interventions within the home health nursing plan of care developed by the RN Case Manager.
  • Communicates with Registered Nurse and participates in care coordination to achieve high quality care.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entries.
  • Identifies risk for acute hospitalization and proactively prevents adverse events. 

Home Care Performance Criteria

  • Delivers quality care and completes clear, concise and accurate clinical documentation of care provision in accordance with home health conditions of participation (CoPs), various payer home health coverage criteria, accreditation standards, professional standards for discipline/credential and the home health plan of care.
  • Participates in clinical review of records to monitor quality and accuracy, appropriate utilization, appropriate involvement of interdisciplinary team members, appropriate referrals and coordination of care.
  • Uses appropriate infection control procedures and safety measure to protect employees and patients.
  • Participates in case conferences, in-service programs and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
  • Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Participates in quality assurance/performance improvement (QAPI) activities, as assigned.
  • Maintains professional knowledge for discipline/credential/license ensuring inclusion of content specific to home and community based care.
  • Communicates professionally, effectively and timely to all team members and co-workers and responds to all communication in a timely manner including, but not limited to e-mails, phone communication and meeting follow-up responsibilities.
  • Establishes and maintains positive interpersonal relationships with team members, patients and family members while maintain personal and professional boundaries.
  • Effectively plans, organizes, sets priorities and completes works assignments with minimum direct supervision per agency policy and within established time frames.
  • Maintains productivity standards as defined by home care supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by home care clinical supervisor and/or administrator.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

Graduate of State Board approved program for Licensed Practical Nurses and valid license as Licensed Practical Nurse in state where providing care.

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

One year nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.

Home care experience

2+ years nursing experience

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements. 

Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.

Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.

CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Strong interpersonal skills.

Ability to work as a collaborative team member.

Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

Ability to navigate and perform basic use of Microsoft Office products.

Maintains a reliable mode of transportation and has the ability to drive safely during all day and night hours and in all types of inclement weather.

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

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