LPN/RN Needed for Trach and Vent PEDS Overnight Homecare

  • Maxim Healthcare Services (Home Care)
  • PA City Alburtis
  • Nov 06, 2022
Contract Licensed Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses(LVN)/(LPN)

Job Description

Position Description:
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient/client care and/or contracted services under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed designee. The LVN/LPN provides service in accordance with Maxim philosophy, standards and policies

Job Requirements

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, and evaluate patient/client care and/or contracted services
2. Demonstrates on each assignment the provision of skilled nursing care rendered in accordance with prescribed orders
3. Identifies and documents changes in patient’s both physiologic and psychosocial condition
4. Notifies Director/Supervisor if applicable on the following;
a. Physician notification to obtain necessary orders for intervention(s) per state regulations b. Changes in patient/client condition
5. Adheres to Maxim's policies and procedures and applicable protocols
6. Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient/client care requirements
7. Assures patient safety at all times and recipient of services provided
8. Verifies that documentation reflects patient/client collaboration, participation in plan of care, expected patient/client outcomes, and selected nursing interventions
9. Performs interventions, treatments, and medication administration, according to identified priorities, plan of care, facility policies and patient/client care outcome standards as applicable. Monitors and documents effectiveness of interventions, treatments, and medications
10. Evaluates patient/client and provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient/client environment
11. Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment including universal precautions
12. Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications
13. Communicates observations and significant changes in patient/client status to the Director of Clinical Services and/or Clinical Supervisor /Case Manager or licensed designee
14. Documents all physician collaboration/coordination of care in the medical record and communicates this information as needed
15. Attends case conferences, team meetings, education in-services as required
16. Supports professional practice by observing the following;
a. Nurse Practice Act
b. Standards of Nursing Practice
c. Standards of Patient Care
d. Standards of Accrediting Body (ACHC, Joint Commission, etc.)
e. State and Local Laws
f. Patient Bill of Rights
g. Maxim Healthcare, Nursing, and Client’s Hospital Policies
17. Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements:
1. Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program, preferred 2. Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse in specific state
3. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice
4. At least one year prior professional nursing experience, preferred
5. Willingness to participate in skills advancement training or novice nurse program if applicable
6. Current CPR as applicable, for direct patient care
7. PPD or chest x-ray if applicable
8. Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site
9. Participation and completion of Maxim’s Competency Program
10. Strong verbal and written communication skills
11. Current Health Certificate (per facility contract or state regulation)
12. Must meet all federal, state, and local requirements Compliance and Ethics Expectations: • Participates and successfully completes the company’s compliance program requirements and adheres to the Code of Conduct, Company policies, and applicable federal and state requirements • Sets an example for other employees regarding how the Company’s Code of Conduct and Compliance Program is applied and observed every day when dealing with customers, business operations, or other team members • Reports potential violations of company policy, Code of Conduct, and/or applicable laws and regulations to the company hotline, through the chain of command, to the Compliance and Ethics Department, or through other channels made available by the company for reporting potential violations • Promotes an environment in which other employees are encouraged to report potential violations • As appropriate, provides input and suggestions regarding areas in which policies, procedures, workflows, and/or controls can be im
At Maxim Healthcare Services, 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.
**CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays
About Maxim Healthcare Services
Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.
Maxim Healthcare Services 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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