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LPN - Home Health - Ames/Greater Des Moines

Company: Wesley Life
Location: Ames
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Job Description:



Job Title


LPN - Home Health - Ames/Greater Des Moines Area




Organizational Unit


WesleyLife -> WesleyLife At Home -> Home Health Clinical/Story County - Ames




Locations


Ames Home Health Services - Ames, IA 50010 US (Primary)




Education


Not Required




Category


Health Care




Job Type


Full-time (30+ hrs/wk)




Travel


More than 50% Daytime




Shift Type


Day, Evening, Rotating Weekends, Holidays




Work Schedule Days


M-F, Rotating with Weekends




Work Schedule Hours


Normal business hours, M-F, with some on call/weekend responsibilities




Job Description

WesleyLife has been certified as one of 2018's Great Places to Work!

Looking for a career where you can make a positive difference in the lives of your clients and their families? If so, then WesleyLife's Home Health Program might be the ideal fit for you. WesleyLife delivers more than just quality, compassionate assistance and care in the safety, comfort and convenience of our clients' homes. We assist them in maintaining the highest quality of life and health, getting them back to living life to the fullest.

Our Home Health program is currently experiencing growth, and we are seeking dynamic LPN candidates to join our team! In this position, under the direction of our Home Health Case Manager, RN, you will be asked to:


  • Perform skilled nursing functions in accordance with the established policies, practices and standards of care.
  • Build rapport and communicating effectively with patients, families, physicians, facility and other interdisciplinary team members. Also includes communicating with Registered Nurse or supervisor when appropriate.
  • Participate in implementation of the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care.
  • Deliver continuity and quality of patient care.







    Job Requirements


    Prior experience in home care is preferred, but new graduates are also welcome. We can train the right individual. You must demonstrate excellent clinical skills within the scope of your license, an attention to detail, critical thinking and problem solving skills, and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Computer skills are required including knowledge of charting using an electronic medical record. A strong work ethic, outstanding observational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members, and team members are important characteristics of our team members.

    WesleyLife offers great benefits! Our health and wellness perks are amazing! Because of our commitment to health and well-being, candidates must successfully complete a pre-hire health assessment, and drug screen prior to employment. Click on the following link to learn more about WesleyLife https://www.wesleylife.org. WesleyLife offers fantastic employment opportunities where you can personally contribute to increasing the value of life for aging individuals in Iowa!


Keywords: Wesley Life, Ames , LPN - Home Health - Ames/Greater Des Moines, Healthcare , Ames, Iowa

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