• Home Health Nurse

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/5/2018 11:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1105
    # of Openings
    3
    Division
    Valir PACE Foundation
    Category
    Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Overview

    POSITION PURPOSE:

    The Home Health Nurse is responsible for the provision of home care to meet identified participant outcomes, and to achieve the goals as outlined in the participants Plan of Care

    Responsibilities

    POSITION PURPOSE:

    The Home Health Nurse is responsible for the provision of home care to meet identified participant outcomes, and to achieve the goals as outlined in the participants Plan of Care

    Qualifications

    Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience:  One year experience working with the frail and elderly population

     

    Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to seek assistance as needed;

    Ability to adapt to changes necessitated by patient/staff situations;

    Ability to write legibly;

    Ability to interact in a positive manner and communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other employees

    Routine

     

    PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

    Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

     

    Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

    Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

    Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

     

     

    Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Ability to speak, hear, write, and read English

    “Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.”

     

    CRITICAL DEMANDS:

    Lift up to 100# from floor to 19” and 19” to 25” (Occasional)                                 Stand (Constant)

    Walk up to .25 mile Frequent)                                                                         Sit (Occasional)

    Sustained forward bending in sitting and standing (Occasional)                                Sustained squat (Occasional)                                                                       

    Kneeling (Occasional)                                                                                                         Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36” (Frequent)                         

    Repetitive squat (Occasional)                                                                                           Full body range of motion (Constant)                                   

    Reaching above head at least to 60” with 5# (Occasional)                                        Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50# (Constant)     

    Front Carry – two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet (Occasional)                          Balance (Continuous) in walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc                       

     

    Working Conditions:

    Participant homes, PACE center common areas and clinical departments. Potential hazards include:

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    * toxic/caustic chemicals

     

         X

        

     

    *blood or body fluids

     

     

     

            X

    *extreme conditions, hot or cold

        X

     

     

     

    *communicable diseases

     

     

           X

       

    *dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

     

         X

     

     

    *unprotected heights

         X

     

     

     

    *moving mechanical parts

     

         X

        

     

    *CRT (computer) monitor

         X

     

     

     

    *potential electric shock

     

         X

     

        

    *frequent, repetitive motions

     

         X

     

       

    *x-ray electro-magnetic energy

     

         X

       

     

    *Other (as listed)

     

     

     

     

    *high pitched noises

        X

     

     

        

     

     

     

     

     

    *needles or other sharp objects

     

     

     

            X