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Kindred at Home LVN Comm Care Full Time in San Angelo, Texas

Job Description

I believe that better care begins at home.

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that’s what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation’s leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home, and its affiliates 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.

Our Community Care division is actively seeking a LVN/LPN to join its team! As a LVN/LPN you will administer treatments under the guidance of a Registered Nurse.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include the following; however other duties may be assigned:

  • Performs in-home client assessments, reports findings, and makes recommendations for changes in the plan of care.

  • Makes recommendations for improving care. Assist with obtaining annual and verbal orders as needed. Performs general health evaluations as assigned.

  • Provides skilled care to clients as authorized and completes on-site evaluation forms.

  • Notify supervisor and/or client within 24 hours of not being able to perform a visit for any reason.

  • Provides on-site evaluation for purposes of 10% sampling of client care and monthly evaluation of APC clients as assigned.

  • Completes all paper work properly and in a timely fashion. All paperwork should be turned into the office within 48-72 hours and should be legible and completed in accordance to agency policies and program rules and regulations.

  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Delivers services to clients only.

  • Comply with all program rules and regulations and agency policies and procedures.

  • Accept instructions and supervision, communicate appropriately and effectively with staff/supervisors/clients, performs under stress, practices self-control, maintains confidentiality at all times, exercises sound, professional judgment.

Required Skills

  • Have experience in care of the elderly, disabled or infirm.

  • Must have knowledge of geriatric client care and be able to access support systems to meet client needs.

  • Must have ability to solve problems and work closely with client, family, caregivers and support agencies in maintaining quality care.

  • Must have reporting skills to meet State and AHCM requirements.

  • Current and active LVN/LPN license.

Required Experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Tracking Code

68962

Job Category: License Practical/Vocational Nurse