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Full-time LPN for Home Health

The Whole Person
Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Jobs Rated
    130th
LPN Field Nurse


Department: In-Home and Home Health Care Services


Reports to:  Home Health Services Administrator


FULL-TIME


 


Status:Full-time


Hours per week: 40 hours per week


 


GENERAL DESCRIPTION


This position will be responsible for performing nursing assessments of clients to determine in-home care needs.


 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS



  1. Performs Completes authorized nurse visits for clients per  DHSS care plan

  2. Comprehensive assessment collecting health information, vitals, meds, and allergy information.

  3. Performs General Health Evaluation every 4-6 months per DHSS Plan of Care clients.

  4. Assists in signing off on point-of-service nurse visits.

  5. Provides fill-in nurse visits when point-of-service is unavailable.

  6. Assist in providing oversight/evaluation of Patient Care Assistants.

  7. Assists in case management duties per DHSS regulations

  8. Complete Nurse visit notes during visit time

  9. Coordination of care with primary care physicians with any change requests

  10. Coordination of care with Nurse Manager with any missed visits or client changes

  11. Regular and predictable attendance



 


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:



  • Graduated from an approved school of training for the LPN program

  • LPN Certification Active Missouri LPN License




  • Two or more years as an LPN or RN in a health related field

  • Good Driving Record

  • Maintain active car  insurance

  • Maintain active Missouri LPN license



COMPETENCIES:



  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office)

  • Good customer service skills

  • Able to follow through with a task and meet deadlines

  • Good written and verbal skills

  • Positive Attitude



PHYSICAL DEMANDS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time.  The individual must be able to use hands frequently.  The individual must be able to talk, hear, climb, reach, bend, twist and/or turn, stop, kneel, crouch, crawl, see, taste and smell.  The individual must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry at least 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision. May be required to assist a client with mobility and transfers, with or without assistive devices. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals and disabilities to perform the essentials functions.


 


WORK ENVIRONMENT


Characteristic described here are representative of those an attendant encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the attendant is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic household chemicals and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Due to varying types of homes served it is impossible to adequately describe all potential work environments.


 


OTHER DUTIES


Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


 


About our Organization and Full-time Employee Benefits



The Whole Person (TWP) is a not-for-profit that provides a proactive, challenging, fun and dynamic team environment in which to work, learn and add value to the Consumers we are privileged to serve in the Kansas City area. 


 


To be a TWP team member you must:



  • Want to serve persons with various physical and/or mental disabilities.

  • Be prepared to work hard.

  • Be prepared to be a part of a dynamic team environment with a supportive culture that encourages personal growth and achievement.

  • Be dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and to contributing to the fun working environment within our organization.

  • Support the Mission of the Organization to Connect people with disabilities to the resources they need by supporting independent choice and advocating for positive change in the community.



The Whole Person provides generous benefits, including paid medical, dental, vision and Term Life Insurance, retirement 403(b) funding and liberal paid time off.


 


The Whole Person is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring staff members reflecting the great diversity of our community.  Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request.  


 


All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


 


PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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Posted: 2021-02-14 Expires: 2021-03-16

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