LPN, Residential - (Part-Time)

Signature Health, Inc. - Mentor, OH

SCOPE OF ROLE

Reporting to the Nursing Supervisor, Residential Services the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Residential Services will be instrumental in providing outstanding nursing support and assistance to patient treatment plan development. The role will grow and build an excellent patient care experience every day through evaluation and treatment services to patients and their families suffering from substance abuse disorders.  

** This is a part-time position working Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am - 11:30pm**  

HOW YOU’LL SUCCEED

  • Consult and collaborate with staff and providers to correctly execute appropriate plan of care. 
  • Arrange and diligently perform urine toxicology screens, routine lab draws, medication teaching, pill/film counts, observed dosing, medication management, prior authorizations, and refill requests.
  • Obtain vital signs for each patient.
  • Provide client education regarding medication and health promotion.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for patients on calls when answering questions or gathering information.
  • Track and review medical record and lab results.
  • Assists with tracking room assignments.
  • Complete appropriate documentation in the medical record to comply with state, federal, and departmental policies when sharing/documenting patient care data.
  • Coordinate excellent patient care with staff of outside healthcare facilities or emergency rooms when necessary.
  • Create an outstanding reputation when assisting in community outreach.
  • Exhibit a non-judgmental, empathetic and a fully supportive approach when communicating with patients, families, and staff. 
  • Ensure quality of care by implementing nursing philosophies and standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing requirements and to other governing company regulations.
  • Ensure sensitivity to cultural diversity and maintains age-related competence for the population serviced.
  • Maintain your individual clinical and professional knowledge and skill through formal and informal educational experiences.
  • Maintain professional licensure and requirements as designated by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
  • Participate in quality assurance and utilization review activities.
  • Maintain clear communication with co-workers, referents or designated liaison person.
  • Comply with all agency policies and procedures.
  • Maintain all aspects of HIPAA, promoting patient confidentiality and right to privacy.
  • May be required to perform telehealth services as determined by Signature Health.
  • Adherence and completion of compliance training provided by Signature Health.
  • Responsible for and completes all productivity/documentation requirements.
  • Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development programs.
  • Demonstrate appropriate attendance and punctuality in adherence with Signature Health policies.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Completion of an approved program in practical nursing required.
  • Valid unencumbered LPN license in the state of Ohio required.1+years of recent LPN experience required
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
  • Working knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare.
  • Experience with case management.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with technology and electronic medical records.  

COMPETENCIES

  • Making Patient Care Decisions
  • Managing Work
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Valuing Differences  

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office/clinical work environment.
  • While hours of operation are generally standard, flexibility to work evenings and extended hours may be required.
  • Requires periods of sitting, standing, telephone, and computer work. 
  • Hearing: adequate to hear clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.
  • Speaking: adequate to speak to clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.
  • Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
  • Physical effort required: occasional lifting and carrying items weighing up to 15 pounds, unassisted.
  • Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens while performing job duties.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular workday.
  • Sufficient dexterity to operate a PC and other office equipment.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Internal Job Code: 4283
  • Revenue Status: Revenue Generating
  • Last Revision Date: 03/07/2022

 Send resume to:

Signature Health
7621 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, OH 44060