Private Duty Nurse in Johnson City, Tennessee - Careers at Elk Valley Health Services
Company: Elk Valley Health Services
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: September 8, 2019
Benefits available to FT employees and we offer Weekly Pay!
As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN), you
will render professional nursing care to patients in their home by
assessing, developing, implementing, and evaluating home nursing
care needs of assigned patients. You will also educate and advise
your patients and their families in how to get the most from their
Elk Valley Health Services offers private duty care to chronically
ill patients in their homes. We serve the state of Tennessee with
traditional nursing and high tech service capabilities. We are one
of the largest providers with coverage from multiple insurance
contracts and one of the largest in-network providers for the
Tennessee Care MCO Program.
Elk Valley Health Services is a part of LHC Group, the preferred
post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families
nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute
care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality,
cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health
at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have
partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the
home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group,
because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about
- Provide skilled nursing interventions according to the Plan of
Care in the treatment of the patient/clients illness,
rehabilitative needs and preventative care. Apply knowledge and
skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice
to facilitate problem resolution and achieve individualized patient
goals and outcomes.
- Consult with the RN Supervisor regarding needed changes in the
Plan of Treatment. Accept verbal orders from physician where
permitted by state law/regulations/Nurse Practice Act and
communicate these orders to the RN Supervisor.
- Maintain contact with patients, physicians, clinical
manager(s), and other members of the healthcare team in a timely
manner regarding patient/family needs and status changes.
- Participate in report, care coordination activities/ case
conferences and discharge planning..
- Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct by
delivering care in a manner that protects and preserves the
patients dignity, rights, values, beliefs, privacy and
- Complete a clinical note for each visit within required
timeframes, capturing physical assessment, home environment,
medication changes and any skilled interventions provided during
the course of the visit as well as any care coordination with
health care team. This note will be incorporated into the patient's
- Participate in all required in services programs
- Participates in educational offerings and clinical experiences
offered by LHC to maintain current knowledge, skills, abilities and
judgment in clinical practice
- Adhering to and supports the agency's care management
- Participating in Quality Improvement activities
- Graduate from approved LPN Program or RN Associate Degree or
- Must have current Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical
Nurse ( LPN) licensure for state of TN or compact state
- Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a
- Ability to successfully complete required background check and
- Current CPR certification required
Our company was founded over 20 years ago on the principle that
---it---s all about helping people,--- and we live by those words
today. It---s our mission to provide exceptional care and
unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their
trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission. When you become part
of the LHC Group family, you---re choosing a career path that will
challenge you to grow both personally and professionally.Every day,
all across the country, our LHC Group family is helping people.
There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder to shoulder, helping the
patients in our care live, fuller, healthier lives. We do this
because helping people is, quite simply, the reason we exist.
It---s our purpose.--
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