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Providence Health & Services LPN - Home Health in Mount Angel, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a LPN - Home Health Services (1.0 FTE, Days) to Benedictine Home Health in Mount Angel, OR.

We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Health Services who will provide quality care to patients in the nursing center and their homes under the direction of a Nurse Case Manager or Clinical Supervisor following the established nursing process and procedures, and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Performs all duties in compliance with all applicable State and Federal regulations and in compliance with all regulatory bodies. LPN's working in Home Health require 25% to 35% of time on daily travel.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage an assigned patient caseload that includes patients requiring a broad spectrum of care, who reside in a variety of environments, and may reside in a wide geographical area

  • Assist the RN in assigned duties/procedures providing high quality and safe patient care

  • Document care and maintain accurate and current EHRs according to department policy and in keeping with all state and federal regulations

  • Develop, maintain and revise office records to meet department and hospital standards, and state and federal regulations

  • Teach, supervise and counsel patients/caregivers regarding nursing care and other related issues to the home situation

  • Coordinate patient care with other members of the multi-disciplinary team as appropriate

  • Report acute medical problems, and condition changes including changes in the social condition and environment to the attending Physician and RN Case Manager per agency policy

  • Attend mandatory meetings

  • Participate in activities which maintain/enhance professional expertise and clinical skills

  • Participate in the department's rotating weekend shifts

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • Current unencumbered Oregon LPN license

  • Current AHA-Basic Life Support (BLS) for Provider Certification or obtained within sixty (60) days of hire

  • Valid driver's license and a driving record consistent with Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • Two (2) years Patient care experience in a skilled nursing facility -OR- medical clinic

  • In Compliance with the Department of Human Services (DHS), a criminal background check is required for this position

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in Acute Care, Home Health -OR- Public Health nursing

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Oregon-Mount Angel

Req ID: 267256

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