Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices

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Job ID 
2017-2920
Category 
Nursing
Location 
US-OH-Lebanon
Special Recruitment Location 
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Overview

Otterbein Home Health provides Home Health services for the elderly, complimenting already strong independent senior services, outpatient capabilities and clinical facilities at Otterbein. This wide array of services establishes one of the most extensive portfolios of independent senior care capabilities in the state.

 

Otterbein Home Health is a Medicare-certified home health agency with an established reputation for high-quality services. Otterbein Home Health services are an integral part of Otterbein Retirement Living Communities services portfolio and available to Otterbein Lebanon residents, in addition to residents in the surrounding area.

 

Providing a high level of personalized care, Home Health by Otterbein is guided by Otterbein’s nearly century-old tradition of faith-based ministry, clinical skills and strong community ties.

 

 

Responsibilities

Provides physicians ordered skilled nursing care to patients in their homes under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Adheres to the plan of care and interim physicians' orders. Provides care and/ or services in accordance with professional standards, applicable laws and regulations and Agency policies and procedures.

 

  • Provides skilled nursing care within the nursing scope of practice, the standard of care, and as ordered on the plan of care and in compliance with physician orders
  • Is supervised by the RN in the patient's home with or without the LPN present
  • Documents skilled care and/or services provided in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and Agency policies and procedures
  • Participates in case conferences to discuss multidisciplinary team responsibilities, patient progress, plans for continues care, to assure that patient care needs are met
  • Promotes and provided patient/family/caregiver education
  • Knowledgeable of federal, state regulations and nurse practice acts
  • Communicates with all members of health care team, including physician appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Notifies physicians and RN/ Director of Clinical Services of any changes in patient conditions and the need to modify the plan of care
  • Participates in Agency's Quality Improvement program
  • Attends Agency meetings and in-service programs as required
  • Obtain the appropriate number of CEUs to maintain re-licensure status
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information and Agency information at all times

 

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current state licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a home health setting
  • Current CPR card
  • Current health certificate/physician examination and TB testing results
  • Valid drivers license and reliable automobile
  • Proof of current automobile insurance
  • Able to  communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing