Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Home Health
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- 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.
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
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*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.
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
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