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1996 Eastman Ave., Ste. 101
Ventura, CA 93003

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Home Health

Licensed Vocational Nurse - Home Health (Full-Time/Per-Diem)

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.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Current California LVN license
  • Current CPR certification.
  • One year of home health and/or acute care experience required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides skilled nursing care as required by the plan of care for the patient.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Department: Home Health
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.

Licensed Vocational Nurse - Flu Nurse (Part-Time/Per-Diem)

Position Summary:

Livingston Memorial is looking for an LVN or RN to assist in community-based flu clinics and vaccination of Livingston employees, volunteers, and family members. The position would also provide the flu vaccine to Livingston patients and their families. The hours are flexible mileage would be paid when traveling to sites.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Valid California LVN or RN License
  • Valid Drivers Licenses
  • Auto insurance

Department: Home Health
Qualifications:
Valid California LVN or RN License. Valid Drivers Licenses. Auto insurance.

Registered Nurse Home Health (Full-Time/Part-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.

Registered Nurse - Intake (Full-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for representing LMVNA positively and its mission by providing excellent customer service and facilitating referrals from all sources. The position is responsible for obtaining clear and accurate orders, working with support staff to obtain all pertinent information needed to produce a complete referral, screening patients, and is ultimately responsible for the final review of the referral assuring accuracy and completeness using Medicare guidelines or the guidelines of other payers.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Current California RN license
  • Current BLS certification.
  • One year of recent acute care and/or home healthcare experience

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Proven critical thinking skill and strong attention to detail.
  • Able to articulate complex information into laymen’s terms to explain to patient’s and office staff as needed.
  • Accepts referrals from appropriate sources, which includes, but is not limited to, hospital discharge planners, organization’s social workers, physicians, staff and the general public and obtains physician order for care.
  • Knowledgeable of Medicare home health criteria for admission.
  • Verifies referral information, physician’s orders and establishes that LMVNA’s admission criteria are met.
  • Notifies the appropriate scheduler or supervisor of new intake in a timey matter.
  • Works with support staff who verify insurance benefits, eligibility, and obtains authorizations (if applicable) for the insured patients.
  • Verifies Medi-Cal eligibility through use of the Medi-Cal system.
  • Refers public to outside agencies and community resource as appropriate.
  • Knowledgeable of intake computer information and data entry into the system.
  • Interacts with other departments to ensure proper communication in the coordination of patient care.
  • Knowledgeable and able to comply with intake guidelines.
  • Able to prioritize duties and handle work assignments.
  • Writes supplemental orders and distributes appropriately.
  • Obtains correct license, UPIN, telephone and fax numbers of new physicians.
  • Attends meetings as assigned by Intake Supervisor or Director of Patient Care Services.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Intake Supervisor or Director of Patient Care Services.

Home Health Department
Qualifications:
Current California RN license. Current BLS certification. One year of recent acute care and/or home healthcare experience.

Hospice

Registered Nurse Hospice/Home Health (Full-Time/Part-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.

Registered Nurse Weekend Nights (On Call)

SIGN ON BONUS $2000

This positions is 5pm – 8am Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

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.

Qualifications And Requirements:

Education:

  • Current California RN license
  • Current CPR certification.

Experience:

  • One year prior professional nursing.
  • Hospice experience preferred.

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:
Current California RN license. Current CPR certification. One year prior professional nursing. Hospice experience preferred.

Hospice Supervisor

Position Summary:

This position assists in directing all aspects of the organization’s Hospice patient care services, which includes, but is not limited to, nursing, specialty nursing, social work, home health aide/hospice aide, chaplains, volunteer coordinator, bereavement counselors and Music Therapists. This position interacts with the Compliance Officer, Quality Improvement Manager, external community entities, and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with licensing and accreditation requirements – Medicare Conditions of Participation, California Hospice Standards as well as maintains LMVNA’s policies and procedures in accordance with regulations and quality standards of patient care and support processes.

Qualifications And Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Required
  • Minimum 3 years experience within the last five years in a home health/ hospice agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Medicare, Medi-Cal, California Hospice Standards, and the Joint Commission and available standards of practice.
  • Current State of California RN license
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Preferred

Essential Job Functions:

  • Interacts with Director of Hospice, Patient Care Coordinators, Social Workers, Volunteer and Bereavement Coordinator, Chaplains and Music Therapists to oversee delivery of patient services and compliance with agency policy and all applicable regulations.
  • Takes primary responsibility for planning and implementation of the Quality Assurance Process Improvement Program in coordination with the Compliance Officer and Quality Improvement Manager.
  • Supervises the work of the Quality Data Analyst and other staff involved in the QAPI Program.
  • Interacts and assists with the development and implementation of standards and quality improvement mechanisms that assure safe and quality service to patients and their families.
  • Oversees the maintenance of medical records assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with licensing regulations, certification standards, legal and ethical standards.
  • Participates in studies, analyses and research projects relating to the organization’s services as applicable.
  • Participates in process to achieve, maintain and improve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Assists in developing projections and necessary ongoing changes to the budget process in conjunction with the Finance Department and the Strategic Plan regarding staffing and clinical service.
  • Demonstrates sound, effective judgment problem solving issues and ownership for their resolution.
  • Assists in orientation and ongoing education to ensure adequate qualified staff to meet patient care needs and cooperates and collaborates with DOPCS-Hospice in planning, recruiting and hiring efforts.
  • Ensures that customer needs are identified and met productively and positively.
  • Manages departmental operations within budgetary constraints.
  • Effectively uses interpersonal skills for building and developing positive relationships.
  • Assumes responsibility for department administration in the absence of the Director of Hospice.
  • Able to express ideas well in oral as well as written communication.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Hospice Department
Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Required. Minimum 3 years experience within the last five years in a home health/ hospice agency, primary care clinic or health facility, at least one year of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.

Palliative

Palliative Care Nurse

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.

Licensed Vocational Nurse - Palliative (Full-Time/Per-Diem)

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.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Current California LVN license
  • Current CPR certification.
  • One year of professional Nursing experience required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides skilled nursing care as required by the plan of care for the patient.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Department: Home Health
Qualifications:
Current state of California LVN license and graduation from an accredited nursing school. Current CPR certification. One year of professional Nursing experience required.

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.

Scheduler

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position assists in the assignment and quality of all care provided to clients of the Livingston CareGivers program.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High school diploma with additional experience in business or health care related field.
  • Bilingual/Spanish speaking and comprehension preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • A sense of excellence in all tasks and an ability to prioritize daily responsibilities

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Works with the Director/Office Manager in scheduling caregiver assignments.
  • Ensures that non-scheduling matters are relayed to Director/Office Manager.
  • Enters schedules into the computer and makes changes and substitutions as needed.
  • Maintains caregiver availability information through regular contact with all caregivers and records this on scheduling document.
  • Accepts and facilitates client referrals for care including completion of service inquiry (initial client information).
  • Enters client information and care plan into database. Creates client electronic record.
  • Provides education with regard to home care to clients as needed.
  • Ensures accurate, appropriate and timely completion of all documentation.
  • Performs office support duties including answering telephone, documenting phone messages, greeting/receiving clients and vendors, preparing documents, computer use, sending faxes and receiving faxes.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.
  • Shares “on-call” duties regularly.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Caregiver Department
Qualifications:
High school diploma with additional experience in business or health care related field. Bilingual/Spanish speaking and comprehension required.

Rehabilitation Services

Speech Language Pathologist (Part-Time/Per-Diem)

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.

Physical Therapy Assistant (Part-Time/Full-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for continuity of physical therapy treatment and instruction of home health care patients. Under the direction of a Physical Therapist, 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 Livingston’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of an Associate Degree from an accredited physical therapy assistant program.
  • Current California Physical Therapy Assistant License.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Two years’ successful experience in the healthcare setting. At least one year of community health rehabilitation or home health experience

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs physical therapy treatment as prescribed by the referring physician under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, and in accordance with the Livingston procedure manual and reviews treatment plan as indicated.
  • Monitors and progresses patients in use of therapeutic and self-care activities to improve function and increase independence, and reports these findings to the supervising physical therapist.
  • Instructs family members, caregivers, and Livingston personnel involving them in the treatment program by encouraging them to follow through with those procedures that they can safely perform or supervise.
  • Communicates with the patient’s physician and the Physical Therapist 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 according to Livingston policy.
  • Communicates, coordinates, and consults with other interdisciplinary team members regarding the patient’s plan of care and status, including case conferences.
  • Meets daily average productivity standard set by Livingston (if full-time employee).
  • Documents skilled care and other patient-related forms, accurately, timely and appropriately for reimbursement, regulatory and compliance mandates.

Department: CLINICAL SERVICES
Qualifications:
Completion of an Associate Degree from an accredited physical therapy assistant program. Current California Physical Therapy Assistant License. Current BLS certification. Two years’ successful experience in the healthcare setting. At least one year of community health rehabilitation or home health experience.

Grief & Bereavement

Office Staff/Development/Marketing/Finance

Hospital and Community Liaison (Full-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for coordinating referrals between assigned facilities and LMVNA for the purpose of home care and hospice, educates facility staff, physicians, patients, and families about home health and hospice services, and participates in community outreach activities.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current California RN/LVN license.
  • Valid California driver’s license and automobile insurance per agency’s policy.
  • Two years recent home health, hospice or acute care.experience
  • Experience in marketing. liaison activities, public and customer relations, and home health, home care and hospice functions preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Receives referrals from hospitals and other facilities regarding discharge planning.
  • Screens referrals for appropriateness to home care and hospice.
  • Educates potential patients/families/other caregivers about home health and hospice services and their responsibility to participate in the plan of care.
  • Educates facility staff and community physicians regarding home health and hospice services and criteria for admission.
  • Provides the agency 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 facility discharge planners to ensure hospital/facility information is provided to LMVNA’S Intake Department in a timely manner.
  • Communicates appropriately with the Intake Department to ensure continuity of care.
  • If available, reviews facility census daily to identify existing LMVNA patients and assure the continuum of care to those patients on service with LMVNA.
  • Participates in patient case conferences at LMVNA and assigned facilities.
  • Ability to navigate and work within hospital/home health electronic computer system.
  • Works in tandem with Livingston leadership to coordinate and participate in community activities such as presentations, health fairs and expos.
  • Develops new customer referral sources to increase census growth through consistent individual customer service and support. Maintains relations with community partners to build trust, strengthen community ties and meet community needs.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Department: DEVELOPMENT
Qualifications:
Current California RN/LVN license. Valid California driver’s license and automobile insurance per agency’s policy. Two years recent home health, hospice or acute care.experience. Experience in marketing. liaison activities, public and customer relations, and home health, home care and hospice functions preferred.

Medical Records Audit Clerk (Part-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible to perform a pre-bill audit on medical records and once the audit is complete work with billing to release final bills for payment. Provides support services for other personnel in the department.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with Alpha/Numerical filling system
  • Ability to use common office equipment including computer, photocopy, and fax machines.
  • Ability to use a computer terminal to research information and input data.
  • Minimum of one year experience in general office work.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs a detailed pre-bill audit on medical records charts as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Interacts with the health care staff to obtain documents necessary for the completion of the record.
  • Retrieves records for authorized requesters as needed.
  • Maintains the records in a neat and orderly fashion in accordance with the established filling system.
  • Able to print medical records in its entirety.
  • Utilize the on-line computer system to identify and confirm patient demographic and medical records data and enters data when appropriate.
  • Communicates effectively with the Medical Records Team and Supervisor.
  • Provides back-up support to the Medical Records staff as needed.
  • Completes special projects at the direction of the Supervisor.
  • Maintains a positive, professional and respectful attitude.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills needed to interact with others, both internal and external customers, to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Accurately and timely records and reports hours worked as required by agency policy and state regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Able to work independently including prioritizing the work in an organized manner to achieve timely resolution with minimum supervision.

Department: FINANCE
Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred. Knowledge and experience with Alpha/Numerical filling system.