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Home Health RN - Home Health Care RN/Registered Nurse (Nursing) - Other Job In Kingwood, West Virginia (WV)

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Job Ref:  489691354
Industry:  Other
City:  Kingwood
State:  West Virginia (WV)
Employment Type:  Permanent
Employer:  LHC Group
03/27/2014
Job Description:  If you are a compassionate, well-organized Home Health RN who takes pride in work well done and desires career satisfaction, join LHC Group's Home Health Care team today! LHC Group helps patients of all ages make the transition to post-acute care at home in communities across the country.

We combine a high quality hometown medical staff with a dynamic, clinically driven operational model and an efficient management team to offer a comprehensive health care package that puts the patient's needs first. While we are a growing healthcare provider, we function more like a supportive family to our employees. Our goal is to provide our employees with the environment, tools and encouragement to achieve their professional and personal goals.
As a Home Health RN with LHC Group, you will build relationships with patients, mainly individuals over the age of 65 who are recently discharged from the hospital, as you visit and provide care to them in the comfort of their own homes. You will admit, discharge and recertify patients for home health care services, attend to their holistic needs, communicate with physicians, therapists and the care team, and oversee home health aides and LPNs if needed.
Home Health RN - Home Health Care RN/Registered Nurse (Nursing)

Job Responsibilities

As a Home Health RN with LHC Group, you will educate patients and their caregivers on their conditions and the steps needed to ensure proper recovery. You will give a report to the Team Leader once per day and communicate any patient needs or problems to the Team Leader and/or attending physician. Additional responsibilities of our Home Health RN include:

  • Making initial nursing evaluation visit
  • Continually evaluating the patient's needs
  • Initiating, coordinating and revising the treatment the treatment plan
  • Rendering nursing care and performing treatments, such as IV administration, as ordered by the physician
  • Participating in the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Process
  • Preparing accurate, orderly and timely reports and documentation
  • Adhering to all practice standards as they apply to patient care
Home Health RN - Home Health Care RN/Registered Nurse (Nursing)

Requirements As a Home Health RN with LHC Group, you must be a caring, patient and flexible teacher with excellent communication and time management abilities. You must possess independent problem solving abilities, excellent clinical assessment skills and be computer literate. You must also be in good physical shape and have the ability to lift/transfer patients to and from wheelchairs, if necessary. Additional requirements of our Home Health RN include:

  • Associate's of Science degree in Nursing
  • Valid RN license in state of employment
  • Minimum 1 year acute care nursing experience, home health experience preferred
  • Valid driver's license and one year clean driving record
  • Ability to drive within 30-60 miles daily
  • Ability to pass a Level 2 background check and drug screen
  • Excellent writing and charting skills
  • Methodical and tidy work habits
Home Health RN-Home Health Care RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)

Benefits


At LHC Group, we offer an opportunity to be part of something that's more than just a job. We are always growing and there are many opportunities for advancement to managerial, directorial and executive roles around the country. We know that our employees work hard, so we offer an excellent and competitive salary and benefits package as well as opportunities to share in our company's financial growth and success. Furthermore, we make sure that you have the tools and technology you need to be able to do your job well, give quality care and seize the opportunities we offer.

As a financially stable, well-established company we have an informal work culture and an open-door policy; CEO Keith Myers encourages staff at all levels to reach out to him with concerns, questions or comments.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Cancer/Critical Illness insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan with company match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid time-off
  • Holiday pay
  • Voluntary term life insurance
  • Supplemental Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Disability gap insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • MedSupport insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Orientation period with RN preceptor
  • Continuing Education Units through Online Management System

LHC Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website . We look forward to hearing from you!

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