Duties: Provide skilled nursing interventions according to the Plan of Care

in the treatment of the patient/client's illness, rehabilitative needs, and preventative care. Apply knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice to facilitate problem resolution and achieve individualized patient goals and outcomes. Consult 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. Maintain contact with patients, physicians, clinical manager(s), and other members of the healthcare team in a timely manner regarding patient/family needs and status changes. Participate in report, care coordination activities/ case conferences and discharge planning. Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct by delivering care in a manner that protects and preserves the patient's dignity, rights, values, beliefs, privacy, and autonomy. Complete a clinical note for each visit within required timeframes, capturing physical assessment, home environment, medication changes and any skilled interventions provided duringthe visit as well as any care coordination with health care team. This note will be incorporated into the patient's record. Participate in all required in services programs.

Qualifications: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is (1) providing direct nursing care as prescribed by the physician to acutely ill, and/or chronically ill patients in their homes; (2) recording clinical and progress notes; and (3) coordinating other patient care activities/services to provide the highest quality of patient care in the geographic service area to which she/he is assigned. She/he works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or designated supervisor. Nursing activities are limited to these in compliance with the State LPN/LVN Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements and agency policies and procedures. Almost Family, a part of LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Payrate:  Based on Experience

Hours: Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Minimum

Contact: RHINELANDER JOB SERVICE (715) 365-1500

County/Location: Langlade