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

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Home Health

Hospital and Community Liaison (Part-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: HOME HEALTH
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.

RN Nursing Supervisor - Home Health (Full-Time)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for management of resources needed to service an identified population of LMVNA patients and to reduce risks to the organization. This includes supervision of assigned clinical nursing staff, Certified Home Health Aides and other clinical staff assigned. This position interacts with patients, caregivers, and their families, physicians, community organizations, and works collectively and collaboratively with LMVNA administrative personnel, Quality Improvement, Education, and Compliance Department to ensure safe, quality care for the patients.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Valid California Registered Nurse License
  • Valid Basic Life Support Certification
  • Valid Driver License and auto insurance
  • Knowledge of computer, proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of attention to details.
  • Able to work independently, take ownership and responsibility of tasks.
  • Strong professional ethics, discretion and judgment.
  • Good organizational skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and facilitates understanding of the fiscal impact of all clinical practices and documentation. Maintains knowledge of third party reimbursement requirements and regulations.
  • Must maintain a positive and professional image and utilize critical thinking skills, demonstrates self directed learning to meet licensing requirements and maintain clinical, OASIS, and management expertise.
  • Reviews clinical productivity and quality to maximize effective, efficient care.
  • Determines daily staffing needs and ensures adequate staffing is available.
  • Oversees patient assignments to ensure quality case management including continuity of care, utilization, productivity, and supplies.
  • Required to provide direct patient care when needed.
  • Participates in case conferences. Supervises and coordinates the activities of the patient care team to ensure collaboration and coordination of care for the patients.
  • Assures that all appropriate notices are provided to the patient or legal representative in a timely manner in compliance with regulations. Including but not limited to: NOMNC and HHCCN.
  • Participates in orientation of new staff and assignment of clinical preceptors.
  • Serves as clinical resource for team members including, but not limited to, responding to clinical questions, obtaining needed orders and/or facilitating interdisciplinary communication to ensure collaborative problem solving.
  • Supervises and coordinates clinical services. Performs field supervision to ensure physician orders are followed by staff and visit documentation is done appropriately.
  • Supervises CHHAs, ensures annual field evaluations are done and productivity is maintained in accordance with agency policy.
  • Works in conjunction with Education Department to assure competency in daily clinical practice and documentation.
  • Counsels and documents a plan of action which holds staff accountable for the agency’s requirements.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills that are aligned with the strategic plan in coordination with LMVNA leadership.
  • Demonstrates sound effective judgment and strong ability to problem solve. Takes ownership to follow through to resolution.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple complex clinical situations in an organized manner to achieve timely resolution.
  • Effectively uses interpersonal communication skills for building and developing positive relationships with physicians, patient/caregivers, community agencies, and other external customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Expresses ideas well, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrates ability to handle sensitive issues and conflict among others and recognizes when to consult with the Director of Patient Care Services.
  • Actively participates in agency committees and project teams as assigned.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Department: Home Health
Qualifications:
Valid California Registered Nurse License. Valid Basic Life Support Certification.

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.

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.

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.

Certified Home Health/Hospice Aide (Full-Time)

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 And Requirements:

  • Current BLS certification.
  • Certification as a Home Health Aide
  • 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.

Hospice Department
Qualifications:
Current BLS certification. Certification as a Home Health Aide. Minimum age of 18 years required.

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.

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.

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 Therapist - Home Health (Full-Time)

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:

  • Valid CA Physical Therapist License
  • Valid Basic Life Support Certification
  • One year of experience in a healthcare setting

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

Department: CLINICAL SERVICES
Qualifications:
Valid CA Physical Therapist License. Valid Basic Life Support Certification. One year experience in a healthcare setting.

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

Associate Grief Support Counselor AMFT, AMSW, APCC (Full-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides grief counseling, education and support to the community at large and is in accordance with accreditation guidelines, Medicare and State regulations, Board of Behavioral Science regulations, and Livingston’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid California AMFT, AMSW or APCC license
  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work from an accredited graduate program.
  • Track their hours and complete all necessary paperwork through the BBS.
  • Available between 15 hours and some evenings.
  • Attend all necessary meetings and trainings.
  • Attend weekly supervision, as determined by the BBS.
  • Provide an updated copy of their license and malpractice insurance upon renewal.
  • A one-year commitment to the program

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide a setting that promotes safety, compassion, and self-efficacy.
  • Provide individual, couple, family grief counseling as requested by supervisor.
  • Facilitate grief support groups for adults and/or youth.
  • Covey a willingness to learn multi-cultural attitudes and rituals regarding grief and loss.
  • Maintain all necessary documentation within the medical record system efficiently.
  • Uphold confidentiality and all standards set forth by the Board of Behavioral Science.
  • Provide, when needed, crisis support to the community as well as grief education.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude.

Department: GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT SERVICES
Qualifications:
Valid California AMFT, AMSW or APCC license. Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work from an accredited graduate program.

Associate Grief Support Counselor AMFT, AMSW, APCC (Part-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides grief counseling, education and support to the community at large and is in accordance with accreditation guidelines, Medicare and State regulations, Board of Behavioral Science regulations, and Livingston’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid California AMFT, AMSW or APCC license
  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work from an accredited graduate program.
  • Track their hours and complete all necessary paperwork through the BBS.
  • Available between 15 hours and some evenings.
  • Attend all necessary meetings and trainings.
  • Attend weekly supervision, as determined by the BBS.
  • Provide an updated copy of their license and malpractice insurance upon renewal.
  • A one-year commitment to the program

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide a setting that promotes safety, compassion, and self-efficacy.
  • Provide individual, couple, family grief counseling as requested by supervisor.
  • Facilitate grief support groups for adults and/or youth.
  • Covey a willingness to learn multi-cultural attitudes and rituals regarding grief and loss.
  • Maintain all necessary documentation within the medical record system efficiently.
  • Uphold confidentiality and all standards set forth by the Board of Behavioral Science.
  • Provide, when needed, crisis support to the community as well as grief education.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude.

Department: GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT SERVICES
Qualifications:
Valid California AMFT, AMSW or APCC license. Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work from an accredited graduate program.

Office Staff/Development/Marketing/Finance

Business Development Liaison

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Care Trasition Liaison will develop, promote and expand the LVMNA Hospice services within our community. The Care Transition Liaison will work closely with the Director of Care Transitions to identify potential new referral sources, develop strategic referral sources within their market area, and continue to cultivate current referral sources through a variety of business development.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with hospice referral sources within the medical community.
  • Generate and meet hospice referral expectations by conducting effective and consistent consultative visits with referring accounts.
  • Expand LMVNA’s reach through strategic management of assigned market territory and referral contact database.
  • Increase LMVNA’s market share through proper identification and acquisition of new referral sources. Create and maintain database of referring accounts.
  • Work cross-functionally with the hospice admissions team to meet KPIs for referrals, admissions, and hospice census.
  • Present and deliver information to referral sources on LMVNA’s hospice and end-of-life care services.
  • Meet with hospice patients and family members to discuss LMVNA’s services and explain the hospice benefit.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of Medicare hospice benefit and post-acute care options.
  • Serve as community and educational resource on hospice and end-of-life care.
  • Attend health fairs, networking events and seminars as a LMVNA representative

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • High school graduate or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years of hospice field marketing and business development experience.
  • Knowledge of senior post-acute care options.
  • Knowledge of computer, proficient with Microsoft Office Applicationis
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time management and critical thinking skills.
  • Proven ability to manage market territory and contact relationship.
  • Able to work independently, take ownership and responsibility of tasks.
  • Strong professional ethics, discretion and judgment

Department: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Qualifications:
High school graduate or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum two (2) years of hospice field marketing and business development experience.

Grants Writer (Part-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position has the primary responsibility for researching, writing, and reporting on Livingston’s foundation, government, and other grants, as well as other written communication with funders. This person will work closely with the President/Chief Executive Officer, Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer, Board of Directors, and program managers to enhance Livingston’s access to restricted and unrestricted funding.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of two years grants writing experience.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact positively and effectively communicate with funders and staff.
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word & Excel.
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment with interruptions and meeting deadlines.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and ability with interruptions and meeting deadlines.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and ability to independently problem-solve with interruptions.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and exchange information with other staff and the public.
  • Due to the nature of this position, it is required that this person be present onsite during business hours, and must be flexible when asked to work outside normal business hours.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, and respectful attitude.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Utilizes Livingston and outside resources to research and inquire into the compatibility of funders.
  • Writes letters of inquiry, grant applications, responses to requests for proposals, required reporting, press releases, and other writing duties.
  • Works with program managers and others to meet and ensure accurate and timely grant proposals, budgets, and funder reporting requirements.
  • Reports monthly on letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and outcomes.
  • Assists the President/CEO and Vice President/CAO as needed for special projects.
  • Manages the complete grants process with minimal supervision.
  • Responsible for goal setting, tracking, and achievement.
  • Responsible for the planning, creating, and implementation of quarterly newsletter, monthly e-news & annual reports.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of commitment to Livingston’s charitable mission.
  • Responsible for achievement of Livingston’s annual fundraising goals, grants line item.
  • Adheres to fundraising best practices and evidence-based, donor-centered principles.
  • Maintains donor confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA regulations.
  • Works collaboratively with the Development Department’s colleagues and all other Livingston staff and volunteers.
  • Exhibits strong professional ethics, discretion, and judgment.
  • Excellent relationship building and maintenance skills.
  • Must have high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must have good organization and personal management skills, and be comfortable working independently with minimal supervision.

Department: DEVELOPMENT
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of two years grants writing experience.