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LPN - Home Health *Up to $5K Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a LPN (Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence In Home Services in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable. This position will travel to see patients in their homes in the Anchorage area. $5K Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begins on your first day of employment. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. Additional advantages of a career with Providence Home Health include:

  • working Monday through Friday regular business hours (with occasional on-call requirements)
  • flexibility with your schedule in your day
  • working with a fantastic interdisciplinary team
  • excitement of nursing tasks ranging from wound care to education to catheter management and more
  • Some of your patients will be very short term (no two days are exactly the same!)
  • Some of your patients are longer term, and you build trust and rapport with them.
  • helping the members of our community successfully stay at home- where they want to be! In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
    • Assists in assessment of physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients, following verification of assessment skills.
    • Assists the RN in planning a formal written plan of care for patients.
    • Directly participates in implementation of the plan of care. Functions within the limits of the Practical Nurse Law, and Home Health nursing policies and procedures.
    • Assists in evaluation of nursing care; questions and clarifies any procedures, treatments, medications that may not be appropriate for the patients physical/mental status at that time.
    • The Licensed Practical Nurse may administer medications via all routes with the following requirements related to intravenous medication administration. Intravenous medication may be administered by an LPN if they are certified in that skill and on a case by case basis under the supervision of an RN. Defers/reports nursing issues outside their realm to the RN Case Manager or Supervisor/Manager.
    • Performs treatments, or assists in treatments and procedures, following verification of skills via the skills checklist.
    • Performs specialized procedures under the direction of the RN. Examples of nursing treatments that require substantial specialized nursing skills include: Injections, catheterizations, irrigation (bladder stoma, wound), wound care, suture removal, diabetic teaching, preventative health measures and education.
    • Documents observations and information according to prescribed Home Health policies and procedures. Prepares clinical and progress notes within the specified time frame.
    • Keeps RN Case Manager and/or Clinical Manager informed regarding changing status/condition of patients and/or other pertinent observations. Communicates with interdisciplinary team regarding changing status/condition and/or observations.
    • Promotes and practices patient/family, personal and environmental safety while performing job duties according to agency policies and procedures.
    • Assists in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patients and family educational needs. Provides instructions/assistance in learning appropriate self care techniques and advocates use of appropriate community resources.
    • Participates in Discharge Planning.
    • Participates in in-services for self-enrichment to maintain a high quality of nursing practice, and seek further growth through other educational opportunities. Required qualifications for this position include:
      • Education sufficient for licensure.
      • Current license as a Practical Nurse in the state of Alaska required.
      • Current Alaska State Driver's license, and access to daily use of an insured, reliable vehicle, required.
      • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification required. Preferred qualifications for this position include:
        • 1 year Recent hospital, nursing home or home health experience.
        • Excellent collaboration and team building skills About the Home Health Program Providence Home Health is proud to be the oldest and largest home health in the state. We've built a reputation for high quality care and positive relationships with both our clients and their doctors. At Providence, it's our people who make the difference. In addition to our staff's knowledge, experience and professionalism, it's perhaps our friendly, caring manner you'll appreciate most. We love working with people - and it shows in the quality of care and attention you'll receive. We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P359390 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing Job Function: Nursing Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Nursing Department: 1008 AK PHS HHCS Address: AK Anchorage 4001 Dale St 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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , LPN - Home Health *Up to $5K Hiring Bonus*, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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