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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Home Health Care

Company: Pegasus Home Health Care
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

For more than 28 years Pegasus has been a leader in our field. We are a preferred partner for Kaiser and Optum and several area hospitals. Therefore, you will always have as many visits as you desire._REQUIREMENTS:_* Availability of at least two days, or ten productivity units a week and one weekend a month for per diem. Visits are typically conducted between the hours of 8am-5pm.* Reliable transportation, current drivers license, auto insurance* At least one year experience with direct patient care* Able to perform basic wound care, blood draw, and catheter care (OR willingness to learn these skills)_ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:_* Make home visits to clients in the community, as well as Senior Living, Assisted Living, and Independent Living facilities.* Perform thorough evaluations of patients' functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.* Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.* Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.* Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.* Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.* Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.* Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided.*Visit Rates: *$42 Follow-Up Visits$45 Follow-Up Visits requiring wound-vac*Additional Field Pay*Mileage Pay - $0.58 per mile (Milage is paid for travel following your first visit and in between subsequent visits, it does not include the trip from your home to your first patient and your final patient to home)Data / Cell Phone Usage Pay - $0.25 per visitPegasus Home Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to create a diverse team that closely matches the diversity of our patient base. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.Job Types: Part-time, Per diemPay: $42.00 - $45.00 per hourBenefits:* Flexible scheduleMedical specialties:* Home HealthStandard shift:* Day shiftWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekendsApplication Question(s):* This position requires you to be available one weekend a month (Saturday and Sunday.) Please do not apply if you don't have weekend availability, you will not be hired.* We are only hiring in the San Gabriel Valley at this time. Please do not apply if you do not live in the San Gabriel Valley area.Experience:* direct patient care as an LVN (outside of school/ clinicals): 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* LVN (Required)* BLS Certification (Required)Ability to Relocate:* Pasadena, CA: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: On the roadby Jobble

Keywords: Pegasus Home Health Care, Pasadena , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Home Health Care, Healthcare , Pasadena, California

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