Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Home Health

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Valley Health System
Published
April 16, 2021
Location
Winchester, Virginia
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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Home Health

Home Health - 207151 Winchester, Virginia Woodstock, Virginia Part-Time

Description

  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The home health nurse provides direct patient care in the patient's home environment as part of a multidisciplinary team including PT, OT, speech, social work and home health techs. The nurse will assess patients and follow the individualized plan of care which best meets the patient's needs established by the RN . The nurse will provide direct, one-on-one patient care, and will also communicate changes in status to the RN Case Manager. The home health agency relies heavily on technology; email is a primary means of communication and the nurse will use a laptop to complete documentation in an electronic record. The patient population varies widely across the spectrums of acuity, age, and diagnosis. The nurse works under the direction of a clinical team manager. Employment begins with a 6-10 week orientation with a seasoned preceptor to ensure that the clinician is well prepared when they begin treating on their own. Additional job duties include performance improvement opportunities, policy and procedure review and development, research, etc. Working in home health provides endless variety of setting, scenery, and clinical challenges, and provides a unique opportunity to enter and work within the real life environments of our patients, bringing meaningful change to their daily lives.

Certification & Licensures
LPN Nursing License required *
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required **
* Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible to practice pending licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia may have a Multi-State License, under the Nurse Licensure Compact. Licensure in the State of West Virginia as a Licensed Practical Nurse is also required within 3 month of hire. ** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Knowledgeable in the cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological stages of human growth and development Must be capable to assist the RN in the physical, psychological, and social age appropriate assessment, care, and treatment of assigned patients Must have a reliable means of phone communication with hospital and home health Must have ability to transfer computer data

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
- Eligible for 6% of salary reimbursement quarterly
- Mileage reimbursement

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares)
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
504

Physical Demands
20 A Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Patient Care Tech.

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aspindle Valley Health is a nonprofit organization serving the healthcare needs of people in and around an area known as the Top of Virginia, as well as parts of West Virginia and Maryland. Valley Health was incorporated November 4, 1994, after Winchester Medical Center (WMC) and Warren Memorial Hospital (WMH), in Front Royal, had partnered to serve the region. Headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health now operates six hospitals: WMC, WMH, Shenandoah Memorial Hospital (SMH) in Woodstock, VA, Page Memorial Hospital (PMH) in Luray, VA, Hampshire Memorial Hospital (HMH) in Romney, WV, and War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, WV. Valley Health has a combined 594 licensed inpatient beds and 166 long-term care beds. The system is supported by more than 5,300 employees, and a medical staff of over 500. Valley Health had 30,000 inpatient admissions in 2012 and more than 140,000 emergency room visits. Total outpatient encounters numbered approximately 800,000. Over 2,600 babies were delivered at Valley Health hospitals in 2012. The Valley Health family of services includes: •Winchester Medical Center •Warren Memorial Hospital (Front Royal, VA) •Shenandoah Memorial Hospital (Woodstock, VA) •Hampshire Memorial Hospital (Romney, WV) •Page Memorial Hospital (Luray, VA) •War Memorial Hospital (Berkeley Springs, WV) •Valley Regional Enterprises, Inc.(Valley Home Care, Valley Medical Transport, Valley Pharmacy) •Surgi-Center of Winchester •Urgent Care (Winchester, VA; Front Royal, VA; Martinsburg, WV)

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