Home Health Care - (Full-time, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Intake, Home Health Care, works under the supervision of the Director to coordinate, organize, and monitor the developmentally appropriate and age-specific (neonate, infant, toddler, preschooler, school-age, adolescent, young adult, middle adult, later adult) referral process in collaboration with the other members of the healthcare team. Reviews and analyzes information to determine appropriateness of Home Health Care (HHC) services. Obtains physician orders. Promotes HHC and educates the healthcare team and community regarding available and covered services. Augments HHC services marketing by utilizing interpersonal skills to maximize customer service in a manner that supports excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Performs other duties as needed.
Completion of a Vocational Nursing Program required. Minimum two years experience in a home care services setting required. Active California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Valid driver's license with automobile insurance required at time of hire.
Working knowledge of Medicare Prospective Payment System, Medi-Cal, Risk Management, and other third party payers required. Knowledge of technical patient care activities. Able to use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; document legibly in medical record; work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to distinguish colors as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to the position; discern temperature variances through touch.Additional Information