Licensed Practical Nurse II

Northern West Viriginia Home Health - 517151 Martinsburg, West Virginia Full-Time (Primarily Day Shifts)


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Description

  • Entity: Valley Regional Enterprises
  • 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 RN, 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.
Temperament: This position requires a person with a positive attitude, who is pleasant and cooperative, displaying a professional demeanor with patients, families' physicians and fellow employees. This position requires the ability to remain productive under stress. Demonstrates VALUES behavior in all interactions.

What You Will Bring:

Education

Associates Nursing either LPN associate degree or certificate diploma required

Experience
Previous home health experience preferred, but not required. Must meet all requirements of an LPN I ladder to advance to LPN II.

Certification & Licensures
LPN License required *
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required **
Relevant Specialty Certification preferred
* 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 and/or West Virginia (as applicable depending on geographical area) with either a: Multi-state license, under the Nurse Licensure Compact.
** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Valid drivers license and reliable transportation

Qualifications
• Competent to provide care based on the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development
• Competent to provide care using the nursing process
• Must have a reliable means of phone communication with hospital

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

To see the full scale of what we offer, visit valleyhealthbenefits.com.

Exclusions apply

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
Central Registry *required prior to working with minors

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
113

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