Anthem LPN/LVN Home Health/Home Visit Program CareMore - Las Vegas, NV -132796 in Las Vegas, Nevada
/Your Talent. Our Vision./* At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies specializing in providing senior Americans a complete and pro-active health care experience,it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we willdrive the future of health care*.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.
The Home Care Program Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides appropriate nursing care in the home environment of patients under the direction of the Home Care Program RN or Physician. The Home Care Program LVN is responsible for inspecting a patient's home environment for possible hazards and dangers, providing specific patient care duties, and educating the patient and any caregivers living in the home about the patient's condition and needs. Findings by the Home Care Program LVN are to be communicated to the Home Care Program RN or Physician to receive the appropriate treatment plan as ordered within the scope of practice for the LVN and outlined in the standardized procedures.
Direct Patient Care: 90% Skills: * Comprehensive nursing assessment of patients’ health state, nursing history and physical examination including allergies, vital signs (blood pressure, heart rate, respiration rate, oxygen saturation, temperature and pain assessment) and communicate abnormalities to a physician or nurse practitioner * Identify home safety issues, fall risks and abuse * Respond to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies and procedures and protocols * Assess patient prescribed medications including over the counter medications, polypharmacy and expired medications * Perform venipuncture, urine dipstick, blood glucose testing, PT/INR, wound culture, tracheostomy care, flu vaccination, Tb testing * Perform foley catheter and supra-pubic catheter care, insertion, irrigation and patient/family education * Enteral tube feeding and care with appropriate education to patient and family * Insulin Instruction * Perform urostomy and colostomy care * Practice universal precautions * Psycho-social evaluation of patients with problem areas identified * Provide Wound Care and Wound Management to assigned patients * Complete Health Risk Assessments for assigned patients * Provide equipment training/education to patients * Excellent writing skills for purpose of communication and documentation * Appointment scheduling and Follow-up (Coordination of Care) * All other duties as assigned
Administrative: 10% * Complete electronic documentation within 24 hours of home visit * All work to be submitted to supervising NP/MD for documentation review and sign off. * Completion of Daily Log and other administrative tasks
Requires an LPN or LVN; 2 years of experience as an LPN/LVN or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
*Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required.
Current LPN/LVN license in the applicable state required. Home Health and Wound Care experience preferred. / / /Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2016 Diversity, Inc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at//antheminc.com/careers//. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran./ /_ _/
Title: LPN/LVN Home Health/Home Visit Program CareMore - Las Vegas, NV -132796
Location: NV-Las Vegas
Requisition ID: 132796