LVN Home Health - PACE Program

Sacramento, California

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 793696

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1570 / Week

Posted Date: 6/7/2024

Sacramento, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1570 / Week

Job ID: 793696

Posted Date: 6/7/2024

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$1570.00 / week for travelers

*$600.00 / week housing allowance

$35.00 / hour local 

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the LPN/LVN (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse) – Home Health provides skilled one-on-one nursing care to patients in their home and accompanies them when indicated to appointments, etc. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Documents each shift or visit to reflect accurately the provision of skilled nursing care rendered in accordance with physician’s orders.
  • Changes in patient condition are identified and documented with resolution on the appropriate clinical form.  Director/Supervisor notification if applicable
  • Physician notification to obtain necessary orders for intervention(s) per state regulations
  • Performs specific treatments and medication administration in accordance with physician orders and home health agency’s protocols
  • Documentation reflects patient collaboration and participation in their plan of care
  • Requests for modification of orders and additional orders are made based on the patient’s clinical status and skilled nursing judgment
  • All physician collaboration/coordination of care is documented in the medical record and communicated as needed
  • Provides patient and family education as appropriate
  • Attends case conferences, team meetings and education in-services as required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse in the state in which the LPN/LVN will practice
  • One year prior professional nursing experience, home care experience preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements   
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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