AtHome Medical, a member of Atlantic Health System, is seeking a Full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to work at their South Hackensack, NJ location from 8:30am - 5pm. LPN needed to travel to 5/7 homes per day to provide respiratory services to AtHome Medical Patient population. Territory will include but not limited to Passaic, Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Union County.
To provide respiratory care to patients as ordered by physician, according to established standards and practices. Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Include, but not limited to:
Provide Clinical instruction for DME equipment * Complete client care assignments as prescribed by ordering physician. * Participate in the coordination of client discharge process. * Attend and participate in company meeting and in-services. * Educate clients and caregivers in the areas of equipment operation, cleaning, trouble-shooting and maintenance. * Perform client and equipment evaluations as required. * Maintain good infection control procedures. * As per company policies and procedures, check and maintain respiratory equipment before patient setup. * Contact physicians and supervisor with any discrepancies in client care. * Complete documentation of care and services in a timely manner as per company's policies. * Perform other job related duties as deemed necessary by management. * Complete required continuing education units as required for state licensure.
Knowledeable regarding homecare services and third party reimbursement
Must be able to use sound clinical judgment
Excellent communication, customer service, organizational, prioritizing, and critical thinking skills
Clean driving record
Associates Degree preferred
NJ LPN License required
1-3 years of Home Care and/or subacute/long term care experience
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
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