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Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Lawrence, MA

Department
Hospital And Health Care
Job ID
3743990000233960
Schedule
Full-time
Job Category
Nursing
Facility
Home Health VNA – Lawrence
Work Address
360 Merrimack St. Ste. 425 Lawrence, MA 01843

Company Description

Home Health Foundation is a proud member of Tufts Medicine, a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it’s needed most. And, so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.

Job Description

Why Join Us? 

Sign on Bonus of $5,000, Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More! 

The Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients and families in their homes.  The scope of nursing includes direct patient care, and patient advocacy in the coordination of care with the multidisciplinary team, and with the RN Case Manager. 

Essential Functions

  • Assess, and using evidence based practice, implements nursing interventions
  • Assess the patient’s physical and psychosocial needs to determine health status within the scope of licensure.
  • Collects relevant data and documents the information according to Medicare record policy & procedure.
  • Completes all nursing documentation per procedures and nursing standard of practice including assessments, interventions, responses to interventions, communications, verbal orders, etc.
  • Derives a holistic nursing diagnosis from comprehensive patient assessment and prioritizes same according to patient need.  Nursing diagnoses are documented according to agency record procedure and are reviewed and revised as indicated.
  • Follows the nursing care plan, established by the RN Case Manager, based on nursing diagnoses that includes measurable, realistic, and time directed goals and nursing interventions specific to the problem and individual patient; reports information about progress or changes to the RN Case Manager.
  • Provides therapeutic care, education and referral, seeking maximum patient & family participation and independence.    
  • Assesses patient needs relative to HHAs and communicates with team RNs and HHA Manager. Demonstrates responsiveness to the observations and concerns of the HHA; documents accordingly.
  • Develops, maintains, and applies a knowledge of third party payer (Medicare, Medicaid and, private insurance) guidelines governing eligibility for reimbursable home health services

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work & Travel

This is a full-time day position. This position will also be required to work rotating weekend shifts once per month.

Qualifications

  • Active LPN Licensure in Massachusetts, and New Hampshire (or willingness to obtain)
  • Minimum of one year of acute nursing experience
  • Home care nursing experience preferred
  • Must have a driver’s license, auto insurance, and current CPR certification.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AAP/EEO Statement

Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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