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Home Health Care - Licensed Practical Nurse

Personal Touch Home Care Newport News ,VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Personal Touch Home Care, a National Provider of Medicare home care services since 1974, is seeking a qualified  FULL TIME Licensed Practical  Nurse for our Newport News location. The Newport News office provides service to the cities of Newport News, Hampton, Yorktown, Poquoson, Williamsburg and Gloucester. 


Position Requirements:

 ·  Licensed Practical Nurse with current license to practice professional nursing in VA.

 · 1 year Home Care experience

 ·  Knowledgeable of State and federal regulations.

 ·  Strong computer skills required; familiarity with Allscripts preferred

 ·  Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.

 ·  Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relations and written communication, as well as excellent verbal                  communication and organizational skills.

 ·  Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state requirements

 

Functional Abilities:

·         Prolonged or considerable walking or standing.  Able to lift, position or transfer patients.

·         Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling or crouching.

·         Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills..

·         Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.

 

Responsibilities:

Includes but not limited to,

Providing direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.  Implements plan of care initiated by the clinician and provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.  Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.  Participates in the coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT PT, MSW, ST)

Company Description
Personal Touch Home Care is a National Provider of Medicare Home Care Services since 1974. At Personal Touch, we strive to serve our communities to the best of our abilities by implementing the latest technologies and adhering to the best business practices.

Our Mission
The first word in Personal-Touch is the one we will never forget...
We are dedicated to the provision of individualized, comprehensive quality patient and family-centered care in the patient's place of residence.
We are dedicated to the belief that each person is a unique individual and, therefore, we need to be sensitive to his/her social, emotional, intellectual, safety and physical needs.
We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life throughout the life cycle by promoting and restoring health, alleviating suffering and caring for the sick and dying in a manner that ensures dignity and respect for each person.
We are dedicated to hiring experienced and competent professionals who follow the highest standards of excellence to establish an individualized plan of care offering personal choices and decisions, respecting each individual's rights and needs for self-determination.
We are dedicated to providing a level of care that encourages the safe and cost-effective delivery of home care services, maximizing patient autonomy and coordination of community and agency resources, and alleviating unnecessary duplication of services, thereby promoting positive patient outcomes.

Personal Touch Home Care

Why Work Here?

Come join... The People With a Heart! We offer full benefits, paid time off, and the opportunity for advancement.

Personal Touch Home Care is a National Provider of Medicare Home Care Services since 1974. At Personal Touch, we strive to serve our communities to the best of our abilities by implementing the latest technologies and adhering to the best business practices. Our Mission The first word in Personal-Touch is the one we will never forget... We are dedicated to the provision of individualized, comprehensive quality patient and family-centered care in the patient's place of residence. We are dedicated to the belief that each person is a unique individual and, therefore, we need to be sensitive to his/her social, emotional, intellectual, safety and physical needs. We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life throughout the life cycle by promoting and restoring health, alleviating suffering and caring for the sick and dying in a manner that ensures dignity and respect for each person. We are dedicated to hiring experienced and competent professionals who follow the highest standards of excellence to establish an individualized plan of care offering personal choices and decisions, respecting each individual's rights and needs for self-determination. We are dedicated to providing a level of care that encourages the safe and cost-effective delivery of home care services, maximizing patient autonomy and coordination of community and agency resources, and alleviating unnecessary duplication of services, thereby promoting positive patient outcomes.

Address

11817 Canon Blvd. Newport News
Newport News, VA
USA

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