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Ventura, CA 93003

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Home Health

Certified Home Health/Hospice Aide

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for providing para-professional healthcare, nursing, and supportive services in the
Home Health and Hospice Departments under the direction of licensed nursing staff in accordance with state licensure requirements, accreditation guidelines, Title 22 regulations, Medicare Conditions of Participation, California Hospice Standards, and LMVNA’s policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current CPR certification.
  • Minimum age of 18 years required.
  • Good verbal communication in English.
  • Reading and writing skills in English.
  • Reliable automobile transportation.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Certification as a Home Health Aide
  • Two year certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant from the California Department of Health.
  • One year current experience in direct patient care preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists patients to achieve maximum self-reliance.
  • Assists patients with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutritional needs, and household activities to
    ensure a safe and clean environment.
  • Ensures patients’ rights, including ethics and confidentiality of care.
  • Utilizes proper techniques for positioning and body alignment using safe body mechanics.
  • Understands rationale and principles related to maintenance of skin integrity and need for infection
    control.
  • Participates in care planning with the interdisciplinary team members.
  • Checks equipment and supplies for proper function and maintenance.
  • Responds appropriately to emergencies.
  • Submits timely and accurate documentation for billing and payroll purposes.
  • May assist patients with self-administered medications.
  • Works independently, including prioritizing the daily schedule of visits, with minimum supervision.
  • Provides proof of participation – a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training during each 12-month
    period.
  • Participates in QI process as assigned.
  • Works weekends and holidays as required.
  • Participates in process to maintain internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Meets LMVNA daily productivity standard.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Maintains a positive, professional and respectful attitude.

Home Health Rehab Department
Qualifications:
Certification as a Home Health Aide. Two year certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant from the California Department of Health. One year current experience in direct patient care preferred.

Registered Nurse Home Health, Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision provides and documents intermittent therapeutic, restorative skilled services in the patient’s place of residence. Patient problems range from simple to very complex. Provides services when ordered by a physician and in accordance with accreditation guidelines, Federal and State Rules and Regulations, accepted standards of nursing practice and LMVNA Policies and Procedures.

EDUCATION:

  • Current State of California RN license.
  • Current CPR certification.

EXPERIENCE:

  • One year prior professional nursing.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts and documents comprehensive nursing assessments.
  • Accurately collects required data (OASIS) as part of the assessment at Start of Care (SOC), Resumption of Care (ROC), transfer, discharge, when there is a significant change in the patient’s condition and every sixty days.
  • Determines program eligibility, needed services, and verifies payer sources.
  • Reviews patient’s medications at every visit, maintains a list of current medications and reconciles the Home Health medication list with medication lists from other providers; e.g. inpatient discharge.
  • Develops and maintains an individualized patient centered plan of care using critical thinking skills. Evaluates the patient’s response to care, updates the care plan and makes referrals to internal and external resources to meet patient’s needs.
  • Develops and implements an individualized teaching plan for the patient and family/ caregiver with a goal of assisting the patient in reaching the highest level of independence possible.
  • Timely obtains physician orders for necessary care and services.
  • Case manages assigned patients ensuring continuity of care and efficient and effective utilization of resources to ensure patient goals and desired outcomes are met.
  • Communicates timely and effectively with physicians, Case Managers, Directors, Supervisors and appropriate members of the interdisciplinary team regarding changes in the patient’s condition, plan of care, needs and goals
  • Ensures clinical documentation is complete, accurate, professional and submitted to LMVNA within 48 hours of the visit, patient/family or interdisciplinary care team interaction.
  • Presents assigned patients at weekly care conferences.
  • Proactively ensures patients have correct supplies.
  • Supervises LVNs and CHHAs. Ensures a current CHHA plan of care is on record and available to the CHHA.  Makes CHHA supervisory visits at least every two weeks.
  • Ensures that all required notices are provided to the patient or patient’s legal representative timely and in compliance with regulations. These include, but are not limited to: Home Health Advance Benefit Notices (HHABN) and Notices of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC).
  • In collaboration with Team Coordinators ensures prior authorizations and TARs are completed in accordance with policy
  • Monitors case communication follow up notes, e-mail and mailbox and takes appropriate action in a timely fashion.
  • Meets or exceeds LMVNA productivity expectations.
  • Works weekends and holiday rotations as assigned.
  • Accurately and timely records and reports hours worked as required by state regulations.
  • Identifies health and safety risks and implements risk reduction strategies for self and others according to LMVNA policy and procedure.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement, in-services and other activities as requested or required.
  • May serve as Preceptor to RNs and/or LVNs.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside the agency.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful professional attitude.
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and complies with all policies of the organization

Home Health Department
Qualifications:
Must have current CA RN license, CPR/BLS and one year experience. Benefits.

Palliative

Licensed Vocational Nurse Palliative/Hospice/Home Health, Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides skilled nursing care to patients at home in accordance with state licensure requirements, Joint Commission guidelines, Title 22 regulations, nursing protocol and the organization’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Current state of California LVN license and graduation from an accredited nursing school.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • One year of home health and/or acute care experience required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides skilled continuous care during a period of crisis as necessary and maintains an individual patient at home and documents the care given.
  • Prepares clinical notes and progress notes as required, and submits documentation within 48 hours.
  • Documents skilled nursing care appropriate for billing and is aware of reimbursement issues.
  • Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Informs the nursing supervisor, physician, and other interdisciplinary team members of changes in the patient’s condition and needs.
  • Provides education and information to the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Participates in educational programs to maintain skills and knowledge of current nursing practices; in case conference meetings to provide continuity of patient care; and in weekend work as needed.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Department: Palliative
Qualifications:
Current state of California LVN license and graduation from an accredited nursing school. Current CPR certification. One year of home health and/or acute care experience required.

Hospice

Registered Nurse Hospice, full time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision provides and documents intermittent therapeutic, palliative, end of life skilled services in the patient’s place of residence.  Patient problems range from simple to very complex. Provides services when ordered by a physician and in accordance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation, California Hospice Standards, standards of The Joint Commission and accepted standards of nursing practice and LMVNA Policies and Procedures.

EDUCATION:

  • Current state of California RN license and graduate from accredited nursing school; BSN preferred.
  • Current CPR certification.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Provides skilled nursing care as required by the plan of care for the patient.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts and documents the nursing component of the comprehensive assessment on admission, recertification (90, 60 days) and/or when the patient’s condition warrants.
  • Determines program eligibility, needed services and verifies payer sources.
  • Reviews patient’s medications at every visit, maintains a list of current medications and reconciles the Hospice medication list with medication lists from other providers; e.g. inpatient discharge.
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary care group (IDG) in developing and maintaining an individualized patient centered plan of care. Evaluates the patient’s response to care, updates the care plan and makes referrals to internal and external resources to meet patient’s needs.
  • Develops and implements an individualized teaching plan for the patient and family/ caregiver with a goal of assisting the patient and family in reaching a safe and comfortable death in accordance with the patient’s wishes.
  • Timely obtains physician orders for necessary care and services.
  • Case manages assigned patients ensuring continuity of care and efficient and effective utilization of resources to ensure patient goals and desired outcomes are met.
  • Communicates timely and effectively with physicians, Case Managers, Patient Care Coordinator(s), Senior Case Manager(s), Director(s), and appropriate members of the IDG regarding changes in the patient’s condition, plan of care, needs and goals.
  • Ensures clinical documentation is complete, accurate, professional and submitted to LMVNA within 48 hours of the visit, patient/family or interdisciplinary care team interaction.
  • Presents assigned patients at weekly care conferences.
  • Proactively ensures patients have correct supplies.
  • Supervises LVNs and CHHAs. Ensures a current CHHA plan of care is on record and available to the CHHA.  Makes CHHA supervisory visits at least every two weeks.
  • Ensures that all required notices are provided to the patient or patient’s legal representative timely and in compliance with regulations.
  • In collaboration with designated office staff ensures prior authorization requests are completed in accordance with policy.
  • Monitors case communication follow up notes, e-mail and mailbox and takes appropriate action in a timely fashion.
  • Meets or exceeds LMVNA productivity expectations.
  • Works weekends and holiday rotations as assigned.
  • Accurately and timely records and reports hours worked as required by state regulations.
  • Identifies health and safety risks and implements risk reduction strategies for self and others according to LMVNA policy and procedure.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement, in-services and other activities as requested or required.
  • May serve as Preceptor to RNs and/or LVNs.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside the agency.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful professional attitude.
  • Communicates regularly with Director(s) about department issues.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Hospice Department
Qualifications:
Must have current CA RN license, CPR/BLS and one year experience, hospice experience preferred. Benefits.

RN GIP Admissions/Hospice Patient Care Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for coordinating referrals between assigned hospitals and Livingston for the purpose of hospice and general inpatient level of care, educates hospital staff, physicians, patients and families about hospice services. Responsible for the provision of services information to families, patients and community regarding hospice care and for liaison activity related to hospice care. Interdisciplinary group in accordance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation, California Hospice Standards, requirements of The Joint Commission, accepted standards of nursing practice and Livingston policies and procedures.

This position is responsible for management of resources needed to provide hospice service in Ventura County. This includes assigned clinical nursing staff, Certified Home Health Aides, and other clinical staff assigned. The HPCC will interact with patients and their families, physicians, community organizations, Livingston administrative personnel, to ensure safe, quality care for the patients. The HPCC will ensure compliance with all law and regulations including California Code of regulations, Title 22 (state licensing regulations), Medicare Conditions of Participation, accreditation guidelines, Livingston policies and procedures, and appropriate standards of practice for care provided.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of one year experience in a Medicare-certified home health agency and/or one year acute hospital experience
  • Experience in hospice care; manager or team leader experience
  • Current CPR certification
  • State of California RN License and graduation from an accredited nursing school
  • Must have at least minimal computer and typing skills

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

RN GIP Admissions

  • Receives referrals from hospitals regarding discharge planning, GIP patients, and makes the daily visits.
  • Screens referrals for appropriateness for hospice.
  • Educates potential patients/families/other caregivers about hospice services and their responsibility to participate in the plan of care.
  • Educates hospital staff and community physicians regarding hospice services and criteria for admission with an emphasis on GIP patients.
  • Provides Livingston with social and medical information about the referred patient to ensure continuity of care, assignment of appropriate staff and accurate information for medical record review and coding.
  • Coordinates with hospital discharge planners to ensure hospital information is provided to Livingston’s Intake Department in a timely manner.
  • Communicates appropriately with the Intake Department to ensure continuity of care.
  • Fulfills the job functions detailed in the Registered Nurse – Hospice and Palliative Care job description as needed to meet Department’s requirements for safe and quality patient care. This may include case management on a short or long-term basis.
  • Exemplifies collaborative attitude and skills including ability to function as a consultant, demonstrates and models ability to problem solve with integrity and responsibility.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and self-confidence.
  • Provides leadership and education to hospice clinicians regarding the unique aspects of patient care receiving GIP level of care.
  • Identifies the need for and provides hospital staff education on hospice services, care of the terminally ill and grief, bereavement and loss.
  • Navigates and works within hospital/Livingston’s electronic computer systemHospice Patient Care Coordinator
  • Coordinates resources in a cost effective manner ensuring outcomes are based in quality and accurate recording of data, which determines the payment.
  • Coordinates clinical staff through, including but not limited to, review of documentation and collaborative problem solving with Hospice Director and Assistant Hospice Director.
  • Interacts with physicians and community agencies to provide information regarding hospice services of referrals and assisting families in understanding the hospice benefit over the telephone.
  • Manage and register all WISE pharmacy details.
  • Obtain and track insurance authorizations.
  • Update the clinical tab in the medical records software.
  • Coordinates the activities of the patient care team to ensure collaboration and coordination of care for the patients.
  • Will rotate weekend and holiday office coverage if required.
  • Determines daily staffing needs and ensures adequate staffing is available.
  • Participates in process to achieve and maintain internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal home care regulations and accreditation requirements.
  • Ability to make patient visits as needed for either admits or revisits.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.
  • Coordinates resources to assure sound clinical and case management decisions by staff, quality care, and cost effective outcomes related to patient assignments, supplies, DME, and hospice approved medications.

Hospice Department
Qualifications:

Minimum of one year experience in a Medicare-certified home health agency and/or one year acute hospital experience. Experience in hospice care; manager or team leader experience. Current CPR certification. State of California RN License and graduation from an accredited nursing school.

Non-Clinical Jobs

Caregivers

Caregiver/Home Care Aide

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Home Care Aide is responsible for providing services to clients at home needing care and assistance during the day and/or night under the direction of Livingston CareGivers policies, protocols and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Current CPR certification
  • CA Home Care Aide Registration ID
  • Minimum age of 18 years required
  • Good verbal, written and reading skills in English
  • Be able to drive yourself to and from your assignments
  • Previous experience applicable to position

EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current CPR credential

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists clients with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutritional needs, and household activities to ensure a safe and clean environment.
  • Communicates effectively and efficiently with the client, family, and/or caregiver regarding client’s needs and the services provided.
  • Utilizes techniques of positioning, body mechanics and body alignment.
  • Understands rationale and principles related to maintenance of skin integrity and need for infection control.
  • Ensures client’s rights, including confidentiality of care.
  • Conducts services in a caring, professional and ethical manner at all times.
  • Assists with performance of procedures to ensure the physical well being and comfort of the client.
  • Responds appropriately to emergencies.
  • Participates with office schedulers and the Livingston CareGivers Director in a plan for client services and scheduled home visits.
  • Submits legible, timely and accurate documentation for billing and payroll purposes.
  • Able to work independently including prioritizing schedule of visits with minimum supervision.
  • Must be able to work weekend requirements and variable shifts as needed.
  • Must be dependable and able to report to assignments on time.
  • Communicates in a timely manner with office staff regarding delayed arrivals or absences from assignments.
  • Maintains a positive, respectful and professional attitude.
  • Participates in process to maintain internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Performs all tasks according to policies regarding Infection Control and Universal Precautions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Caregiver Department
Qualifications:
Must have current Home Care Aide Registration, CPR/BLS, past caregiving experience, minimum age of 18 years old, good verbal, written and reading skills in English, be able to drive yourself to and from assignments. Current CNA certificate preferred.

Grief & Bereavement

Associate Grief Counselor (AMFT, AMSW, APCC)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides bereavement counseling, education and resource referrals to bereaved family and friends of hospice patients as well the community at large. This is in accordance with accreditation guidelines, Medicare and State regulations and Livingston’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Masters degree in psychology or social work
  • Clinical supervision by appropriate personnel for one hour for every 10 hours of patient contact required

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitates Grief Support Groups for adults and adolescents by assisting survivors in working through issues of grief and loss and helping them access personal and community resources to reach their highest degree of comfort and support after experiencing a loss.
  • Provides a setting that promotes comfort, dignity, and empowerment.
  • Conveys knowledge of multi-cultural attitudes toward death and dying.
  • Identifies manifestations of abnormal bereavement and provides appropriate referrals.
  • Provides individual bereavement counseling when requested by supervisor.
  • Maintains attendance records of groups and necessary documentation of client contact.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Educates individuals and community about the hospice philosophy issues of death and dying.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.

Department: Grief & Bereavement
Qualifications:
Masters degree in psychology or social work. Clinical supervision by appropriate personnel for one hour for every 10 hours of patient contact required.

Grief Support Counselor/MFT/MSW Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides bereavement counseling, education and resource referrals to bereaved family and friends of hospice patients as well the community at large. This is in accordance with accreditation guidelines, Medicare and State regulations and Livingston’s policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters degree in psychology or social work
  • Clinical supervision by appropriate personnel for one hour for every 10 hours of patient contact required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitates Grief Support Groups for adults and adolescents by assisting survivors in working through issues of grief and loss and helping them access personal and community resources to reach their highest degree of comfort and support after experiencing a loss.
  • Provides a setting that promotes comfort, dignity, and empowerment.
  • Conveys knowledge of multi-cultural attitudes toward death and dying.
  • Identifies manifestations of abnormal bereavement and provides appropriate referrals.
  • Provides individual bereavement counseling when requested by supervisor.
  • Maintains attendance records of groups and necessary documentation of client contact.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Educates individuals and community about the hospice philosophy issues of death and dying.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.

Hospice Department
Qualifications:
Masters degree in psychology or social work

Hospice

Clinical Services Clerical Support (Hospice)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for providing complex clerical support to the Hospice Department that includes management of incoming calls, tracking of orders, transcription of PPOCs, and data entry to ensure processing of all clinical information is in accordance with accreditation, Title 22, Medicare State licensure regulations, and LMVNA’s policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to function as an integral team member.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of alpha/numerical filing system.
  • Must type a minimum of 45 words per minute.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Valid California Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Durable Medical Equipment — orders, picks up, assists in all billing issues, tracks authorizations, keeps records of discharge summaries and contracts.
  • Supplies — orders and stocks, takes inventory, research requests, contracts, helps with Ojai, Camarillo, and Thousand Oaks offices as needed.
  • Forms and Office Supplies — creates and stocks admit packets, keeps all forms up to date, orders all forms, booklets and brochures, and keeps office supplies stocked.
  • Certified Home Health Aides — schedules, assists in holiday scheduling, care plan tracking, Saturday rotation, time sheet errors and corrections.
  • Performs CHHA visits when needed with appropriate licenses and competencies.
  • Assists with the flow of paperwork for the Hospice Department to ensure timely compliance of all orders and communicates with supervisor in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Receives incoming phone calls to the Hospice Department. Takes messages when necessary and forwards calls to coordinator, supervisor or director.
  • Places orders for DME as instructed by the nurse or supervisor, documents order and authorization number per department process.
  • Provides appropriate back up and support for Hospice Office Coordinator as well as provides clerical support to the Hospice Department.
  • Assists with copying distribution of pertinent information in accordance with office procedures.
  • Assists clinical services with any documentation tracking needs.
  • Performs general office computer tasks and filing for Hospice Department.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.
  • Performs and completes other related duties as assigned.

Hospice Department
Qualifications:
Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills. Must demonstrate ability to function as an integral team member. High school diploma or equivalent.

Human Resources

Human Resource Generalist

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with other members of the HR team, supporting the overall mission of LMVNA. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: onboarding, benefits administration, recruitment/employment, leave of absence management, and employment law compliance in accordance with State and Federal regulations as well as LMVNA’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • SHRM-CP or HRCI-PHR certification or equivalent experience/education required.
  • At least three years Human Resources experience.
  • Strong recruitment experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Must have a high initiative, integrity, strong work ethic, good communication and analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management organizational skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment with multiple interruptions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Creates and manages company recruitment plan and coordinates the interview, and selection process — including background screening and 1-9 compliance.
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
  • Conducts onboarding of new hired employees and ensures employee information is completed in the HRIS.
  • Coordinates health and life insurance enrollments and communicates with service providers covering routine administration.
  • Conducts annual open enrollment meetings.
  • Reconciles/validates data entry to ensure data integrity and support routine reporting requests. This includes running regular employment reports including ACA reporting.
  • Assists with leave of absence management following State and Federal regulations.
  • Coordinates annual performance evaluations.
  • Participates in the preparation, education, and implementation of employee handbook as well as policies and procedures.
  • Files EEO-1 report annually.
  • Manages annual recognition program.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Department: Human Resources
Qualifications:
SHRM-CP or HRCI-PHR certification or equivalent experience/education required. At least three years Human Resources experience.

Clinical Services

Occupational Therapist

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for providing assessment, continuity of treatment and instruction of home health care to patients whose abilities to cope with tasks and activities of daily living are threatened or impaired by development deficits, the aging process and physical injury or illness in accordance with accreditation requirements, Title 22, licensure regulations and the organization’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Accredited school of occupational therapy, license in California, current certificate of registration AOTA.
  • One year of successful experience in health care setting. Prefer at least one year of community health rehabilitation experience or home health.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs occupational therapy assessment and treatment as prescribed by the referring physician and in accordance with the LMVNA procedure manual and revises treatment plan as indicated.
  • Instructs, monitors and progresses patient in the use of therapeutic and self-care activities to improve function and increase independence.
  • Instructs family members, caregivers and other LMVNA personnel in the treatment program by encouraging them to follow through with those procedures that they can perform safely or supervise.
  • Communicates with physician on a regular basis to keep him/her aware of patient’s plan of care, responses and status and ensures physician’s orders are followed.
  • Communicates, coordinates and consults with other interdisciplinary team members regarding the patient’s plan of care, responses and status, including case conferences and HHA supervision.
  • Demonstrates understanding of LMVNA and third party payor or treatment guidelines and documentation required for payment.
  • Instructs LMVNA personnel as needed.
  • Attends case conference meetings and prepares clinical and progress notes as required, submitting documentation in a timely manner.
  • Participates in QE process as assigned.
  • Understands and adheres to all licensing and certification regulations pertinent to job.
  • Participates in a process to maintain good internal and external customer satisfaction. Responsible for maintaining integrity of the medical record for each patient whose care they are managing.
  • Legibly documents skilled care and other patient-related forms accurately, timely and appropriately for reimbursement, regulatory and compliance mandates.

Department: Clinical Services
Qualifications:
Accredited school of occupational therapy, license in California, current certificate of registration AOTA. One year of successful experience in health care setting. Prefer at least one year of community health rehabilitation experience or home health.

Physical Therapist

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for assessment, continuity of treatment and instruction of home health care patients to detect, assess, prevent, correct, alleviate and limit physical disability, movement, dysfunction, bodily malfunction and pain from injury, disease and any other bodily conditions in accordance with accreditation requirements, Title 22, licensure regulations and the organization’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduation from a physical therapy curriculum approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association or graduation from a physical therapy curriculum in a 4-year college or university and by a State Department of Education and licensure or registration as a physical therapist where appropriate, passing the state examination for licensure as a physical therapist.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • One year successful experience with one year of experience in home health preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • May act as patient case manager.
  • Accurately collects required data (OASIS) as part of the assessment at Start of Care (SOC), Resumption of Care (ROC), transfer, discharge, when there is a significant change in the patient’s condition and every sixty days.
  • Determines program eligibility, needed services, and verifies payer sources.
  • Reviews patient’s medications at every visit, maintains a list of current medications and reconciles the Home Health medication list with medication lists from other providers; e.g. inpatient discharge.
  • Performs physical therapy assessment and treatment as prescribed by the referring physician and in accordance with the LMVNA procedure manual and reviews treatment plan as indicated.
  • Develops and maintains an individualized patient centered plan of care using critical thinking skills. Evaluates the patient’s response to care, updates the care plan and makes referrals to internal and external resources to meet patient’s needs.
  • Communicates with the patient’s physician on a regular basis to keep him/her apprised of the patient’s plan of care, responses and status and ensures physicians’ orders are followed.
  • Communicates, coordinates and consults with other interdisciplinary team members regarding the patient’s plan of care and status, including case conferences and HHA supervision.
  • Develops and implements an individualized teaching plan for the patient and family/caregiver
    with a goal of assisting the patient in reaching the highest level of independence possible.
  • Instructs agency personnel as needed.
  • Attends case conference meetings and prepares clinical and progress notes as required, submitting documentation within 24 hours.
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement process as assigned.
  • Maintains a positive, professional and respectful attitude.
  • Understands and adheres to all licensing and certification regulations pertinent to job.
  • Participates in a process to maintain good internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Meets daily average productivity standard set by LMVNA (if full-time employee).
  • Rotates on-call for weekends and holidays as assigned.
  • Responsible for maintaining integrity of the medical record for each patient whose care they are managing.
  • Legibly documents skilled care and other patient-related forms, accurately, timely and appropriately for reimbursement, regulatory and compliance mandates.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Department: Clinical Services
Qualifications:
Graduation from a physical therapy curriculum approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association or graduation from a physical therapy curriculum in a 4-year college or university and by a State Department of Education.

Speech Language Pathologist

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the assessment, continuity of treatment and instruction of home health care patients who have speech and language disorders, hearing loss, dysphagia and/or cognitive dysfunction in accordance with accreditation requirements, Title 22 licensure regulations and the organization’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Accredited school of speech therapy, license in California, one-year clinical fellowship.
  • Maintains certificate of clinical completion from American Speech Hearing and Language Association (ASHA).
  • One year successful experience one year in community/public health setting or home health
    preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • May act as patient case manager.
  • Performs speech/language/cognition assessment and treatment as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with LMVNA procedure manual and reviews and revises the treatment plan as indicated.
  • Instructs, supervises, monitors and progresses clients in techniques and exercises to improve independence in function and intelligibility.
  • Instructs family members, caregivers and LMVNA personnel involving them in the treatment process to assist the patient.
  • Communicates with the patient’s physician on a regular basis to keep him/her apprised of the patient’s plan of care, responses and status and ensures physicians’ orders are followed.
  • Communicates, coordinates and consults with other interdisciplinary team members regarding the patient’s plan of care, responses and status, including case conferences and HHA supervision.
  • Demonstrates understanding of LMVNA and third party payor or treatment guidelines and documentation required for payment.
  • Instructs agency personnel as needed.
  • Attends case conference meetings and prepares clinical and progress notes as required, submitting documentation in a timely manner.
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement process as assigned.
  • Understands and adheres to all licensing and certification regulations pertinent to job.
  • Participates in the process to maintain good customer internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for maintaining integrity of the medical record for each patient whose care they are managing.
  • Legibly documents skilled care and other patient-related forms accurately, timely and appropriately for reimbursement and compliance mandates.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Department: CLINICAL SERVICES
Qualifications:
Accredited school of speech therapy, license in California, one-year clinical fellowship. Maintains certificate of clinical completion from American Speech Hearing and Language Association (ASHA). One year successful experience one year in community/public health setting or home health preferred.

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