HME LPN - Flexible (Part/Full Time)
Smith Center, KS Human Resources
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Description
Attention LPN’s! We are hiring for our Smith Center pharmacy!

We are now accepting applications for an experienced part-time or full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for a Home Care Specialist position with a focus on respiratory care and durable medical equipment.

 

We are seeking candidates who excel in providing prompt, friendly and positive experiences for patients and team members. The position requires maintaining confidentiality, the ability to multi-task, analytic skills and paying close attention to detail.

 

A positive attitude, strong communication and computer skills are required. ?


Flexible hours with competitive pay and benefits.  Tired of working 12 hour shifts or nights, and missing your children's events. Have we got the opportunity for you...

  

Position LPN – Home Care Specialist (Respiratory Focus)

Reports to Home Care Manager - Jaime Shelton


Result Statement To support the Midwest Family Health team, with designated duties and responsibilities resulting in proactive approaches as well as engaged and well-trained teams thriving in a culture adherent to company mission, vision and values


Education Graduate of an accredited LPN program 


Experience A minimum of one year of hospital critical care experience and/or home care experience preferred

Requirements

EXPECTATIONS 

  • Promote and adhere to the mission, vision and values of Midwest Family Health
  • Honest, loyal and trustworthy
  • Friendly and energetic personality
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks within prescribed timeframes efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to take initiative to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of position
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to maintain an organized workflow
  • Must be committed to close follow-up and timely completion of all assigned tasks
  • Possess advanced computer and data input skills 
  • Skilled in operation of basic office equipment such as copier, fax, and telephone
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word, software
  • Ability to become skilled in use of Brightree software
  • Must be able to communicate and work well with pharmacists, RRTs, RNs, health care professionals, patients, peers and superiors in a cordial and professional manner
  • Ability to use cash register and 10-key calculator with accuracy and efficiency
  • Excellent math and verbal skills
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb stepladders, bend, twist and maneuver in tight spaces
  • Vision and hearing correctable to normal
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Good short and long-term memory
  • Recognize own limitations and seek assistance when required
  • Function within the limits of the law and Midwest Family Health policies and procedures and the employee manual

RESPIRATORY THERAPY:

  • Implement Respiratory Care Plans / Clinical Pathways in the home care setting
  • Evaluate patient and home environment and instill confidence
  • Select appropriate respiratory therapies / modalities and equipment
  • Instruct patient / family on the proper use and care of the ordered equipment according to the physician’s order and Midwest Family Health’s policies and procedures
  • Follow-up and clinical assessment for ongoing appropriateness of use of modalities and equipment, and ability to administer care in the home
  • Acts as a liaison to communicate patient’s status and progress to other team members, including the ordering physician
  • Working knowledge of insurance guidelines to provide cost effective therapies in the home

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES:

  • Assist patients with HME equipment and supplies, rentals, sales, solutions and answering questions
  • Document and maintain organized and helpful notes in addition to documentation that is required by policies and regulations for HME rentals and sales
  • Communicate with prescribers (i.e. physicians) and their agents to obtain prescriptions, documentation, and/or refill authorizations related to HME products
  • Assist with the management, organization, and distribution of HME inventory
  • Requisition equipment, supplies and materials through approved vendors within authority and budget
  • Manage sales and inventory of therapeutic shoes (primary focus on diabetic patients):
  • Obtain and maintain shoe fitter licensure
  • Evaluate, measure, and provide patients with therapeutic shoes and special inserts
  • Communicate and schedule with patients as eligible for new shoes
  • Maintain organized files and follow up with patients
  • Assist with documentation, coordination, ordering and billing for therapeutic shoes
  • Market custom insoles and shoes 

OTHER:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) required
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) is required