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LPN

RVNA Newtown Full-Time
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Job Summary

The LPN’s primary responsibility is to provide direct client care in accordance with physician’s orders working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Report all findings to the RN Case Manager, physician, and Clinical Manager.
  • Update the nursing care plan as needed per physician orders. Document communication and interpret plan of care to the client regarding diagnosis and treatment.
  • Appropriately utilize and maintain nursing equipment and supplies needed for client care.
  • Corresponds with clinical field staff leaving messages and reports.
  • Participates in monthly rotation coverage schedule.
  • Identify problems and potential problem situations to Clinical Manager/Vice President of Clinical Operations as they become evident.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of Medicare, Insurance and Title 19 payer requirements. Coordinates requirements for payers such as authorization, required documentation or contacts.
  • Uses electronic means of communication effectively within agency policies and practices.
  • Knowledge of RVNA policies and procedures, programs and services, and represents RVNA in a positive, professional manner.
  • Accept respectful, positive working relationships with clients, other employees and volunteers in the delivery of services.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience, including medical terminology.
  • Minimum one year of home care experience with a strong knowledge base of home care and associated regulations, preferred.
  • Ability to handle several situations simultaneously in a professional, calm, dependable manner.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in an organized manner.
  • Exceptional customer service skills including phone manner and ability to build relationships in a fast paced environment.

Recommended skills

Licensed Practical Nurse
Nursing
Registered Nurse Certified
Scheduling
Authorization (Medical)
Home Care

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