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Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - Home Health

Company: Tufts Medicine Care at Home
Location: Lowell
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

We're saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can't wait to grow alongside you.
The great history of Home Health Foundation is now the future of Tufts Medicine Care at Home.Tufts Medicine Care at Home 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.Why Join Us? -Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Sign on Bonus, Tuition reimbursement and More! -Location: Lowell, MAHours: Full-Time, Days, 40 HoursThe 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 servicesQualifications:
    • 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.
      Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .

Keywords: Tufts Medicine Care at Home, Lowell , Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - Home Health, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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