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Company Name : Ancora Home Health & Hospice LLC
Company Location : Anchorage, AK 99503
Job Position : LPN Intake Coordinator
Job Category : Jobs in Anchorage, AK 99503
Job Description :
Ancora Home Health and Hospice is seeking an LPN to join the intake team!
Apply now and see what kind of difference you can make for caring for your community at home.
LPN Intake Coordinator
A qualified Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients and to assist the intake coordinator with new referrals and scheduling new patients. Provides clerical support including typing correspondence, reports, and documents; maintaining filing systems; and coordinating daily interoffice activities. Services are furnished in accordance with Agency policies.
Location: Anchorage, AK
Graduate of a state approved school of practical (vocational) nursing and currently licensed in the state in which practicing.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in nursing, preferred.
Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.
Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgement.
Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.
Enters all new clients into the computer system.
Contacts clients, referral sources, families and other disciplines as directed to assure care coordination.
Assists with filing of documentation in the clinical record. Reports missing or incomplete charting.
Participates and communicates with other departments to assure that tasks are accomplished.
Implements the nursing care plan for each patient.
Maintains current admission log.
Provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned.
Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate.
Provides clerical support to agency management and supervisory personnel.
Prepares correspondence, reports, documents and medical Plans of Care.
Monitors return of doctors’ orders.
Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and RN reactions to treatments, including drug changes and changes in the patient’s physical or emotional condition.
Teaches and counsels the patient and family/significant others regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home.
Evaluates with a registered nurse the effectiveness of the LPN’s/LVN’S nursing service to the patient and family under the guidance of the registered nurse.
Maintains accurate and complete record of observations, treatments and care of patients.
Participates in medical record audit as assigned.
Attends staff meetings, patient care conferences and in-services as scheduled.
Assures compliance with applicable laws.
Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
Communicates necessary information to the Supervisor and Management team to ensure coordination of services and activities.
Takes on-call duty, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.
Is responsible for:
Submitting any changes in schedule to the Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager on a daily basis.
Observes aseptic techniques as required.
Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
Performs additional duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.
Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager/RN’s
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
Ability to participate in physical activity
Ability to work for an extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity
Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis
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