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LPN Telehealth Care Coordinator in Chickasha at Jordan

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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Job Description

LPN Telehealth Care Coordinator

SUMMARY :The Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN) provides nursing care and teaching to patients and families.  He/She also functions as an assistant to thePhysicians and Registered Nurse.

 

  • RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in the planning and coordination of total patient care in conjunction with the RN and the physician's plan of treatment

  • Follows the nursing care plan for each assigned patient

  • Observes the patient; evaluates the care of the patient; applies his/her knowledge of nursing skills to the patients to whom he/she is assigned

  • Accurately reports and records the patient's condition and care, including signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change

  • Prepares clinical/progress notes on the day of the visit and incorporates it in the clinical record weekly; prepares summaries in cooperation with the RN supervisor.

  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living while teaching appropriate self-care techniques

  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient

  • Provides optimum physical and emotional environment

  • Assists the physician and registered nurse in complex nursing situations

  • Participates in case conference, in-service, and other programs and meetings as needed

  • Performs within limits of preparation and experience

  • Confirm, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the nurse to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel

  • Perform treatments as assigned per physician's plan of care.

  • Demonstrates competency/experience signed by an RN or specific training program director

  • Monitors telehealth patients and coordinates care as required

  • Coordinates patient care with RN’s and patient’s physician

  • Accurately documents all telephone calls and coordination in care in appropriate location

  • Works with marketing team to educate referral sources about the telehealth program

  • Educates staff members about telehealth and how to properly install units

  • Teaches staff how to access telehealth information  for referral sources and clinicians

  • Works with staff to identify appropriate candidates for telehealth

  • Provides reports to Administrator as requested

  • Installs telehealth units as needed

  • Monitors ordering of telehealth units, reconciles orders, and ensures that units are returned in a timely manner to ensure that additional monitoring costs are not incurred

  • Ensures that units are properly sanitized before re-using them

  • Has the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the patient, patient’s family, an the personnel of Ross Health Care

  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reports to Clinical Supervisor or other Administrators as assigned

     

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an approved program of practical/vocational nursing

  • Licensed as a licensed graduate practical nurse in the State of Oklahoma

  • One year of experience as a nurse

  • Current CPR certification required

  • Must have a car with required insurance coverage and a valid state drivers license or reliable transportation


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing to the extent required by the position
  • Able to physically perform the duties required by the position
  • Able to travel to prospective patients' residences
  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination 
  • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Requires the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds 
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports 
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours
  • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids 
  • Physical demands are in excess of those for light duty work
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