Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: WEEKENDS AND ONCALL AS NEEDED
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with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticuts most
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Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of homecare
services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more
than 115 years. Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees
to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing
integrated support to the patient. As part of Hartford HealthCare,
we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality care in our
clients home. Most importantly, our employees are appreciated for
the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients
and their clients families.
Provides skilled nursing care to patients under the guidance of
the Community Health or Hospice Nurse, implementing the nursing
care plan written by the Community Health or Hospice Nurse and
order by the M.D. Reinforces teaching plan to encourage
participation of patients and family members in the care of the
patient. Responsible for accurate, timely, and proficient clinical
and reimbursement documentation. Performs related duties in support
of the Nursing Department, Hospice Interdisciplinary Team, and
Provides skilled nursing care to patients through implementation of
the nursing care plan written by the Community Health Nurse and
ordered by the M.D.
Confers with Community Health/Hospice Nurse regarding patient
assignments on a daily basis pre and post visit.
Administers selected prescribed medications and treatments as
State regulations and/or Agency policies under the direction of the
Health/Hospice Nurse, in an appropriate fashion to ensure quality,
Assists Community Health/Hospice Nurse in the performance of
procedures i.e. complicated dressings, as necessary in a competent
Observes patient for changes in condition and reports these changes
physician, Community Health/Hospice Nurse and/or Clinical Manager,
Participates in case conferences with other Agency professionals,
and/or the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team, as required.
Organizes and prioritizes patient care assignments to ensure that
productivity standards are met.
Recognizes licensure limitations and seeks and obtains necessary
to provide quality safe patient care i.e. observation visits,
review and instruction by Supervisor or Nurse Specialist.
Implements plan of care for Hospice patients with appropriate
and an emphasis on patient safety and patient/caregiver
Responsible for clinical documentation to reflect Agency policy and
and the delivery of quality and safe Home Health and Hospice Care.
Prepares and keeps legible records current, on a daily basis,
written information regarding service record, visit and non-visit
sheets and reports to physicians and other personnel according to
Collects and documents necessary financial and reimbursement
for each patient and provides verbal and written communication as
to Agency personnel and other reimbursement sources.
Follows telephone order from physician, submits a completed change
form to Supervisor for co-signing, in an accurate and timely
Follows guidelines of nursing care plan and encourages patient
Reinforces the teaching plan developed and initiated by the
Health/Hospice Nurse, in an appropriate fashion.
Encourages patients and families to participate in plan of care as
Participates in Blood Pressure and other screening clinics and
appropriate advice and directions to participants needing
Assists with the TeleHealth Program as required. Community Health
Nurse co-signs orders.
Orients Home Health Aide to plan of care under the direction of
Community Health/Hospice Nurse.
Performs related duties in support of the Agency/Nursing
Education & Training: Graduate of an approved school of
License/Certification: Current Connecticut LPN license as a
Experience: Two (2) years recent current LPN experience or
specialty area, if applicable, preferred. Home Health Care
Basic clinical nursing skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to interact with patients,
families, physicians and co-workers.
Ability to deal effectively with stress and ability to exercise
Other: Valid motor vehicle operators license, reliable
personal automobile during business hours, and active automobile
insurance coverage in accordance with Agency policy.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.