LPN - Full Time, Day Shift

Open Date 10/4/2017
Division Affilia Home Health
Description

Interested candidates should apply to Taryn Hoffman, Recruiter at Taryn.Hoffman@AffiliaHomeHealth.org

Summary

POSITION SUMMARY:Provides direct nursing care to individuals in their place of residence in accordance with a physician certified Plan of Care and agency policies and procedures under the supervision of a RN.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Provide age-appropriate nursing care in accordance with physician’s orders, and VNA policies and procedures.
  • Provides formal and informal patient education based on age-appropriate educational goals mutually set by patient/caregiver and members of the health care team.
  • Notify registered nurse of changes in patient’s condition and care needs. Seek consultation from RN as indicated.
  • Prepare clinical documentation per VNA policies/procedures and regulatory standards.
  • Perform follow-up communication tasks relating to direct patient care.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team conferences.
  • Assist with agency or community relations projects as delegated by team manager.
  • Participate in mandatory in services and education activities as required.
  • Accountable for utilization and practice of systems thinking, teamwork, and customer service.
  • Adhere to all agency policies, procedures, guidelines and standards.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current LPN licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Use of personal vehicle, valid driver’s license, and car insurance.
  • Minimum of one year med-surg clinical experience required.
  • Current CPR certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Home health experience preferred.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system offering leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have comprehensive physicians network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services, all here in our region. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery & stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's
Hours Bi-Weekly None Specified

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