HHN, LPN (Henderson Area)
at 3HC

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

Job Description

Location: Henderson, NC (Granville, Vance, Warren & Franklin counties)

Home Health & Hospice Care, Inc. (3HC) is a FOUR-star agency with annual revenues of $40 MILLION and a workforce of 500 skilled clinical and support professionals. With 38 YEARS of caring and compassionate service, we have proudly been deemed as one of the TOP 100 PROVIDERS of home health and hospice services IN THE NATION!

Currently, we have NINE clinical offices scattered throughout Eastern North Carolina where we provide home health, hospice, and personal home care services to 1600+ patients in 22 counites! (Office locations in Clinton, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Henderson, Kinston, New Bern, Smithfield, and Wilson).

3HC is GROWING and we are looking for a caring, compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team.

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Pay-per-visit + mileage reimbursement + on-call compensation
On-call requirement 1-2 nights per month
Benefits package to include paid time off, 401(k), health, dental, vision, and more

To see all current employment opportunities, or to learn more about our organization and the services we offer, please check out our Facebook page or visit our website at www.3hc.org

Essential functions of Home Health LPN:

1. Creates positive experiences for internal and external customers that will meet their expectations. (External
customers include our patients, families, referral sources, vendors, the community, etc. Internal
customers are the people within the agency with whom you work.) Displays a high degree of courtesy, tact, and
knowledge of services provided by the agency in all contact with staff, patients, and visitors.

2. Assists office with achieving positive patient outcomes and provides comfort to patient/family to facilitate quality of life and death with dignity: (a) performs competently all skills, treatments and procedures as outlined in the patient's individualized plan of care, according to 3HC's policies and procedures and as allowed by the Practice Act of the N. C. Board of Nursing; (b) observes signs and symptoms and reports to the RN, reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition; (c) adequately reinforces teaching completed by the RN and counsels the patient and family members regarding the nursing care needs, preventive
and rehabilitative nursing procedure as appropriate for the patient's care and safety, as assigned by RN; (d) assist
the RN or physician in performing specialized procedures and duties, (e) assist patient's family and other health
care team members in providing continuity of care and meeting the emotional needs of the patient and immediate
family members, and (f) reports outcome of any unscheduled visits to the RN within 24 hours of the provision of

3. Assist with the on-going observation of the patient's physical and mental health and home environment by: (a)
gathers and documents specific data according to the patient's individualized plan of care and skilled nursing
report, (b) recognizes existing relations between data gathered and patient's health status and treatment plan, (c)
determines a patient's need for immediate nursing intervention based upon data gathered and in compliance with
parameters on the Plan of Care.

4. Documents in the medical record electronically and downloads patient information in McKesson periodically
throughout the day: (a) those services rendered to the patient; (b) clinical and progress notes, conferences held with the physician and other disciplines, physician, or community resources; (c) changes noted in the patient's condition and/or family home situation; (d) revisions in the care plan with supervision by the RN (e) and submits downloads all paperwork including time and travel daily (f) Updates medication profile with each medicinal change. (g) Keeps up-to-date on reimbursement criteria, hospice criteria, PPS, and charting needs for all patients under care including private authorization. Responds within 48 hours to requests for documentation correction/completion.

6. Maintains regular communication with supervisor. Communicates problems of the patient(s) on a timely basis
following chain of command. Communicates information using current process and technology available to 3HC.


Job Requirements

Licensed Practical Nurse currently licensed to practice nursing in the state of North Carolina.
One-year of recent experience in an acute care facility.
Successful completion of skills assessment.
Possess and maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Must be self-directed, possess good observational/nursing judgment and communication skills.

Job Snapshot

About Us

3HC-Home Health & Hospice Care, Inc., is a leading local home health, hospice, and private duty provider serving eastern North Carolina. As a private, not-for-profit agency, our investors are the communities we serve. Profits that are generated are reinvested in new programs and facilities to better serve our patients. Our philosophy remains to provide care to those in need.3HC is Medicare and Medicaid certified, and is recognized as a preferred provider with several managed care plans.

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