“At LHCL, you’ll have more than a job – you will have a career with purpose, serving elderly & developmentally disabled populations.”
Leading Health Care is a home and community-based care provider serving individuals with disabilities, the aging, and their families. Our clients rely on our personal caregiving services to live independently and maximize quality of life.
The Registered Nurse will impact lives every day by monitoring medical care, medications, and treatments for approximately 45 clients in Region 6.
Please review the job description below and visit our website at www.lhcla.com for more information about Leading Health Care's mission to help people live a better life.
Monitor medical care, medications, and treatment for approximately 45 clients
Perform medical assessments for potential and/or current clients to determine if LHCL is capable of providing appropriate services
Ensure Direct Support Workers (DSWs) are appropriately trained and competent to administer medication and perform non-complex tasks, providing re-training when necessary
Delegate and provide direction on medication administration and non-complex tasks to DSWs, communicating updates as medications are changed by physician
Monitor Medication Administration Records (MARs) completed by DSWs
Communicate frequently with administrative staff, case managers, doctor’s offices, clients, families, and staff to coordinate necessary medical care, medications, and treatments
Be organized and consistent with proper documentation procedures
Accept 24/7 on-call responsibility for Nursing concerns or issues
Comply with all licensing and program guidelines established by LA Department of Health, Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, Office for Aging and Adult Services, and Medicaid
Promote and market LHCL in the local community within the permissible standards
Establish and maintain a professional and open line of communication with affiliates of LHCL
Model the LHCL values of Compassion, Trust, Integrity, and Accountability
Additional related tasks as needed
Must have a valid Louisiana RN License
Five years’ related experience is preferred
Must be able to accept 24/7 on-call responsibility to assure the services provided by LHCL are of the highest quality attainable
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and ability to operate office equipment
Must possess strong administrative and clinical skills, and be an effective communicator and educator
Ability to interact professionally with LHCL clients and their families, employees and representatives of other community-based services that support LHCL and our recipients
Valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation
Must be able to read, write, and follow instructions in English
Must satisfactorily pass all required and applicable State & Federal eligibility verifications including background, driving, and other record checks
Physical requirements include stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, and climbing stairs. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25lbs (carrying files, boxes, etc.)
Due to the nature of providing community-based care for people with developmental disabilities, it is necessary that every employee of LHCL must be capable of assisting our clients and LHCL in areas that may be outside the specific elements of this job description. In addition, due to the ever-changing environment in which we operate, this job description is subject to modification at any time.
LHCL offers competitive pay and excellent benefits to include: Medical, Dental, Sick and Vacation leave, 401k and much more!
Office hours are 8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday.
About Leading Health Care of Louisiana:
Leading Health Care was founded in 1997 with a dream to make a lasting contribution to society and to help people live a better life through in-home care. We work to attract, retain, and develop caring, compassionate people that exemplify and live our company values: Trust, Compassion, Integrity, and Accountability.
Company address:41 Lord of Lords Ave, Pineville, LA