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Licensed Practical Nurse Knoxville

Spiras Health · 22 days ago
$43k+
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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse  

Work Location: Hybrid  

Department: Clinical  

Reports To: Director, Clinical Services  

FLSA: Exempt  

Who We Are: Purposeful, Progressive, Dynamic  

Spiras Health is an in-home healthcare provider taking an innovative approach in the delivery of personalized clinical care to patients with complex needs. We collaborate with patient’s physicians, health plan, discharge planners, and other ancillary providers to help improve quality of life, improve compliance, and reduce avoidable emergency room and hospital visits. We are privileged to serve patients who are living with several chronic and complex conditions. Our vision is to deliver patient care in the comfort of their homes while reducing their fear, uncertainty, and anxiety about their health. We use technology to connect clinicians in the home with additional expertise and have developed a team structure to ensure we do so consistently. Our culture is anchored on a promise of full accountability and integrity in everything we do.  

How We Serve  

This position calls for a high performing Licensed Practical Nurse that will become part of a Clinical Care Team, working in partnership with Nurse Practitioners. Together the team will manage the overall health of a defined population of patients in collaboration with the patient’s primary care and specialist physicians. You will serve your community which includes daily travel to patients’ homes. Meeting with patients in their home affords you the opportunity to develop deep and rich relationships.  

This individual will understand and be comfortable with mobile technology and have a deep commitment to exceptional patient care. A typical day may include home patient clinical assessments, telephonic assessments of patients, providing patient education, maintaining patient compliance to a treatment plan, connection to community resources, conducting routine diagnostic tests, and charting assessments in Spiras systems. This is a personally and professionally rewarding position and it allows the colleague an opportunity to provide health care services at the top of their training. Each day is a mixture of working from your home office and seeing patients in the community. This results in some flexibility in work hours with the constant focus being patient centered care.  

Duties and Responsibilities  

Conducts detailed patient assessment, including vital signs, monitors for changes in status, reports findings, contribute to and implements care plans, collaborates with Nurse Practitioner, provides patient education  

 

 

  

 

Helps patient accomplish treatment plan goals and identifies and seeks to resolve barriers to care  

Evaluates effects of treatment plan by observing, noting, and evaluating patient’s progress and recommending adjustments and modifications  

Communicates with physicians, nurses, social workers, family, caregivers, and other health care workers  

Recommends assistive equipment and outpatient or home health follow-up programs  

Accurate and timely documentation of patient care and services per policy  

Always adheres to hygiene and safety standards (sanitizing surfaces, equipment, hands, etc.)  

Fosters a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families  

Consistently adhere to documented policies, procedures, and standards  

Other duties as assigned  

You will be joining a market team. You may be asked to cover any patient within this market. However, your home territory will typically be a 60 mile radius from your listed home address. Standard scheduling procedures have been designed to limit drive time and increase our ability to provide patient care.  

Additional travel required  

 

Qualifications  

Successful completion of LPN licensing program  

Minimum 2+ years of experience as an LPN  

Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures  

Excellent knowledge of emergency care  

Valid and active state nursing license  

Reliable and insured personal vehicle  

Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification  

Experience with cardiac or pulmonology specialties  

Experience with advance directives and palliative care  

Experience with clinically complex geriatric patients  

 

Preferred Qualifications  

Bilingual (English / Spanish)  

Home Health experience  

 

Skills Required:  

 Strong and concise verbal and written communicator  

 Able to rapidly identify and gather required information to assess and care for  

 patients  

 Comfortable working with patients that may have difficulty hearing, struggle  

 with memory issues, or have a lower health care literacy level  

 Desire to collaborate with others  

 Ability to think quickly and provide information with confidence and clarity  

 Ability to manage competing priorities, organize work efficiently, and meet deadlines  

 Perseverance and self-management to achieve defined objectives  

 Confident working with EMR platform and mobile applications  

Strong knowledge of chronic medical conditions are the keys to success in this role.  

 

Physical & Other Requirements:  

This job operates in a remote professional environment free from noise and distraction. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones.  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear 

This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.  

 

EEOC STATEMENT:  

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation. 

 

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Last updated on May 26, 2024

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