LPN/LVN - Home Health

Company: Brookdale ( Learn More )

General Information
US-TN-Nashville
N/A
Not Specified
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
Up to 25%
False
False
Job Description

Full-Time Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) ) - West Nashville
Nashville, TN
Job #: LPNHHnasTN40234

 
A career with Brookdale Healthcare Services has never been so rewarding! Brookdale Home Health is ranked among the Top Ten largest home heath companies in the country. Many of our agencies carry a five-star rating and are recognized by Decision Health as Home Care Elite agencies. We own and operate more than 80+ agencies nationwide, serving approximately 17,000 patients throughout our Brookdale Home Health Division.

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Brookdale Healthcare Services is looking for a Home Health nurse to provide services in the Nashville area. Join a dynamic team of health care providers focused on health, wellness and prevention for all our patients.

Your responsibilities:
* Under the direction of a RN, provides patient care and identifies the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of patients.
* Verifies Plan of Care prior to each visit and provides care according to the physician's orders, assessment data, established standards and guidelines and documents accordingly. Incorporates short and long term goals as established by the Plan of Care into nursing care, as evidenced by documentation in the nursing notes.
* Performs an ongoing assessment during each visit and documents data in patient medical records. Communicates significant findings, problems, or changes in the patient's condition to the supervising RN and/or Director of Professional Services and the physician and documents all findings, communications and appropriate interventions. Documents nursing interventions including patient response.
* Assesses patient/caregiver's knowledge of disease process, treatment regimen and/or medication administration. Provides basic and specialized teaching as ordered in the Plan of Care and based on the patient's needs. Identifies and recommends other disciplines needed for quality care of the patient.
* Performs with current standards of practice and with the agency's policies and procedures. Ensures that all nursing notes, supply logs/visit logs are accurate and turned into the office according to agency policy.
* Prioritizes patients' schedules based on patient needs and provides services in an efficient, timely manner to all assigned patients. Demonstrates effective time management skills by completing patient assignments and documentation within projected time frames and arrives to appointments on schedule.
* Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and responds appropriately.
* Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency. Attends scheduled meetings, in-services, workshops, etc.

Job Requirements

Required skills and qualifications:
* Current practical nursing licensure within the state of practice required
* Current CPR and first aid certifications a plus
* At least one year of relevant nursing experience
* Must have a valid driver's license
* Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
* Must enjoy working with the senior population


Questions? Please contact Erin Graham at 919-830-0156 or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.


Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.