LVN, Hospice PRN

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 2/22/2017

Christus Health San Antonio, TX

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000138829606
Location
San Antonio, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576168449

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description


- Coordinates with the RN to provide skilled nursing care as approved by the patient's physician, demonstrating knowledge and compliance with all applicable Agency policies and procedures, state and federal guidelines, CHAPS standards, and parameters of licensure. Follows care pathway as outlined when providing care to terminally ill patients as established by the RN; clarifies specifics prior to visit. Assists in identifying patient/family education and care needs in order to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Identifies current and potential problems, barriers and works toward appropriate resolution. Weight: 35%

- Reports identified problems to the physician in a timely manner. Accepts orders and notifies the patient's case manager and supervisor as appropriate. Communicates changes in patient status, missed / moved visit activity, and schedule changes. Weight: 15%

- Completes and submits paperwork in a timely manneraccording to Agency requirements. Participates in clinical conferences, educational presentations, and performance improvement activities of the Agency. Participates in the Call Rotation and the Emergency/Disaster Plan as needed. Weight: 17%

- Performs other duties as assigned.

CHRISTUS HomeCare offers the finest in home health and hospice services from an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals. CHRISTUS HomeCare is a faith-based, not-for-profit home care system comprised of multiple agencies and Visiting Nurse Associations throughout Texas and Louisiana. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health where we put faith in patient care, to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

Requirements

EDUCATION

Graduate of an Accredited LVN School in Texas.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience as a LVN in acute care setting. Hospice experience preferred.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION:

Current LVN license in Texas. CPR certification. Must have a current Texas driver's license with current automobile insurance.

If you are looking to join a faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS HomeCare family!