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PACE - LPN (Clinic)

Company: Suncoast PACE
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Position DescriptionEmpath Health is a nonprofit integrated network of care that provides expert, life-changing health care to those with chronic and advanced illnesses. Empath Health includes hospice, palliative home health and physician services, independent living assistance and day care for seniors, HIV services and advance care planning.Suncoast PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a nonprofit provider of comprehensive health care and support services to Pinellas County seniors with chronic health conditions. As a member of Empath Health, our focus is on helping participants remain healthy and independent while living in their own homes.We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate LPN to assess and coordinate the home care needs of a frail elderly population, and identify and develop specific plans of care in combination with the IDT. The LPN is responsible for providing nursing care and teaching to participants, families and caregivers. The LPN performs assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and inspiration through endless encouragement.Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.Position RequirementsAs an LPN with Empath Health you must be patient/family focused, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community.Other requirements of this role include:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Florida license to practice nursing.
  • Prefer applicant have at least 18 months LPN experience and a minimum of one year experience working with the frail and elderly population.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.
  • Skills/Knowledge:o Knowledge of current principles, methods and standards of nursing.o Knowledge of human development, including the process of aging.o Knowledge of community health and medical resources.o Knowledge of the administration of all aspects of PACE services.o Skill in effective oral and written communicationso Skill in supervising, evaluating and monitoring staff.o Ability to maintain employee, client and agency confidentiality.o Skill in documenting in the EMR.
    • Post Offer Employment Testing (POET) or Fit for Duty examination (as necessary) with "Capable" result required.Applicants provisionally accepted for employment will be required to undergo a fitness for duty evaluation. The individual will be required to simulate the tasks that they would normally be expected to perform in their role. Those who qualify under ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) will be provided with reasonable accommodations to assist in the performance of the evaluated tasks.Empath Health wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education and advancement. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and peace of mind.Other benefits include:
      • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
      • Voluntary term life insurance
      • Short-term and long-term disability
      • Professional group liability insurance
      • Paid Time Off
      • Flexible spending accounts
      • Retirement savings plan with employer match
      • Mileage reimbursement
      • Cell phone plan discounts
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Local, state and national workshops and conferences
      • Advanced certification courses
      • Leadership development programs
      • Much more!Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.
        • EHWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Suncoast PACE, Pinellas Park , PACE - LPN (Clinic), Healthcare , Pinellas Park, Florida

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