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Full Time Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: KINDRED AT HOME
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Job Description:

I believe that better care begins at home.

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

I believe in working for a company that cares as much as I do.

We offer a unique employment package that includes:


  • Unprecedented opportunities for career growth.

  • Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement.

  • Innovative specialties with cutting-edge training and development.

    I believe my work is my calling.

    As a Home Health LPN, you will:


    • Provide professional nursing services under the direction of a RN in compliance with the state's Nurse Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirement, applicable healthcare standards, governmental laws and regulations, and Gentiva Health Services policies and procedures.

    • Provide skilled nursing interventions in the treatment of the patient/clients illness, rehabilitative needs and preventative care. Utilize a holistic approach in the provision of problem specific therapeutic interventions, teaching and training activities in accordance with the plan of care.

    • Apply knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice to facilitate problem resolution and achieve individualized patient goals and outcomes.

    • Confer with the RN Supervisor regarding needed changes in the Plan of Treatment. Accept verbal orders from physician were permitted by state law/regulations/Nurse Practice Act and communicate these orders to the RN Supervisor.

    • Utilize a systematic, individualized goal/outcome driven approach in implementing the nursing plan of care.

    • Maintain contact with patients, physicians, clinical manager(s), other members of the healthcare team in a timely manner regarding patient/family needs and status changes. Participate in care coordination activities and discharge planning as appropriate.

    • Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient's right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is dearly in the best interests of the patient.

    • Appropriately communicate to ensure adherence to professional standards in the provision of and availability of supplies, materials and equipment needed to safely and effectively implement the plan of care.

    • Prepare, submit and maintain documentation as required by the Company and/or facility. Visit/shift notes documented on day services are rendered.


      Required SkillsQualifications


      • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program or accredited School of Vocational Nursing.

      • Current nursing license in the practicing state.

      • Valid drivers license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.

      • Current CPR certification.

      • Two years experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinical setting, preferably in a home health or hospice setting.


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        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.Job Location

        Kalamazoo, US-MI

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