To provide all aspects of skilled nursing care and management of patients. Supervises the aide(s). Actively provides supervision of LPNs as it relates to patient care. Reports admission information and changes in the patient’s condition to the Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) and implements changes to the plan of care as discussed. Provides timely and appropriate patient/family education and support based on diagnosis and expected outcomes.
Identifies need for other internal and external patient care services, makes appropriate referrals, and coordinates the overall care provided to the patient. Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities. Consistently provides responsible, professional guidance and support to the LPNs to assure continued clinical growth and excellence. Presents positive attitude through change, supports all organizational activities and processes directly benefitting the entire VNA Family of Services. Actively supports team members in every aspect of delivering care and daily responsibilities.
This is a field position with a designated home office location and the incumbent is expected to travel when visiting patients in their homes. The territory for this position Butler, Beaver, Lawrence Counties flexible based on candidate location.
- Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of PA.
- One year of experience in hospital medical/surgical nursing, public health nursing or related experience. Prior home health care, hospice, psychiatric and/or mental health nursing experience.
- Must have dependable transportation with a valid driver’s license. Independently visit patients in their homes.
- Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Word and Excel required.
Lutheran SeniorLife and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers.