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Home Health LVN Per Diem - San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Job Code
    858600
  • Jobs Rated
    121st
Opportunities with Homecare Dimensions. For more than 20 years, Homecare Dimensions has been bringing compassionate and skilled care into the homes of patients throughout Southern Texas. Our focus on combining empathy with quality of care enables us to effectively act as a supportive partner to primary care providers. And that makes our organization a perfect fit to Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Career opportunities with Homecare Dimensions provide you with flexibility, autonomy and incredible support. More importantly, you'll discover the tools, resources, training and technology that only a leader like Optum can provide. Want to make a bigger difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
 
Provides skilled nursing services and assists with the coordination of home health care services for assigned patients.  Ensures quality and safe delivery of home health care services in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies.
 
Position is 10-19 hours weekly
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provides skilled nursing services that require substantial and specialized nursing care including medication administration, wound care, wound vacs, IV administration including PICC and peripheral lines, therapeutic treatments, and skilled teaching as ordered and indicated
  • Plans and implements patient health teaching and health counseling regarding the disease process(es), self-care techniques and prevention and involves the patient's significant others in accomplishing health goals while promoting patient / family independence
  • Participates in health promotion and disease prevention activities
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures following the physician's plan of care
  • Assesses the patient's condition during every home health care visit; insures assessments are communicated to the Clinical Team Manager on a daily basis; nursing interventions are implemented to meet patient needs and changed conditions
  • Performs care management duties on patients as assigned including: notifying the physician of changes in the patient's condition or progress toward goals, obtaining needed physicians orders, reassessing the patient for recertification and coordination of care by reporting of significant findings to others on the healthcare team Documents all communications with the patient, family, physician, CTM, pharmacy, other disciplines, and appropriate others as indicated on communication notes
  • Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner
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Posted: 2019-12-31 Expires: 2020-02-29

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Home Health Aide
121st2018 - Home Health Aide
Overall Rating: 121/220
Median Salary: $23,130

Work Environment
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