RN / Holistic Nursing Job in Tomball, Texas / Government
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: January 15, 2021
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, 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.
As a Home Health LVN, 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.
LPN or LVN licensed in the state where program is located
Graduate of accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing
Minimum of one-year general nursing experience
Community health/Hospice or medical/surgical experience
Understanding of Hospice philosophy and needs of terminally ill
Self-directed with ability to work with little supervision
Demonstrate excellent observation, good nursing judgment and
Ability to provide good written documentation in a timely
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