LPN Case Manager
Company: Volunteers of America Mid-States
Posted on: May 29, 2023
-Volunteers of America Mid-States (VOA) is a non-profit organization spanning four states that creates positive change in the lives of individuals and communities through a ministry of service. We provide housing for families, veterans, and low-income seniors. - We provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities, healing accountability that brings people together with restorative justice, and free HIV testing and education. - When Volunteers of America was founded in 1896, "volunteer" referred to anyone who served others as a vocation through a commitment to a mission. Today, we are still staffed by paid, mission-driven professionals working to create positive change and build thriving communities. - Flexibility, teamwork, and fun are some of the reasons our employees are proud to work at VOA! - We offer a comprehensive benefits package to employees who meet eligibility requirements.
PROGRAM: - - - Murfreesboro Developmental Disabilities Services - - STATUS: FT Salary
POSITION: - - - -LPN Case Manager
REPORTS TO: QA Director/ Contracted RN
LOCATION: Nashville, TN
The LPN Case Manager is responsible for development of and the implementation of the health care service plans for individuals with developmental disabilities served through the Tennessee Community Services Waiver. - In addition, the LPN Case Manager is responsible for the administration of such direct nursing services, coordination with other medical professionals, and any and all medical oversight as required to fully meet the medical needs of the service recipients in accordance with Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities guidelines.
The position requires current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Tennessee and at least two years of nursing experience preferably working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities or in a home health environment. Must have experience supervising LPN's working in the homes. - Must have knowledge of the rules, policies and procedures, and guidelines established by the State of Tennessee for community support programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and be able to complete required DIDD training. -
--- Develop and Update Health Passports and Health Care Plans for each person served on the schedule required by DIDD guidelines. Educate support staff on Health Care Plans for each person supported.
--- Monitor, assess, and document the continuing health condition of the persons on your case load through home visits. Document results of home visitation in the Nurse Workload Section of the Practical Health System. -
--- Monitor and review PHS for monthly weights, medical charting, - documentations, E-Mar and vital signs and report any discrepancy and report to the RSC
--- Update and send nursing orders to the ISC 90 day prior to the New ISP date. -
--- Track Psych appointments and ensure that all paper work is received after the apt. - Obtain verbal consent document date and time of verbal consent and then send consents to the conservator for signature. This is to be completed for any increase or new psych medications..
--- Continuously assess the effectiveness of nursing procedures and implement any changes necessary to insure quality nursing care.
--- Serves effectively as a consultation resource for staff and clearly communicate your clinical expertise.
--- Complete, or assure the completion of, the PSR risk tool as required by DIDD.
--- When necessary, effectively train any additional home, nursing, and health service personnel required to meet the needs of the persons supported.
--- Effectively works to maintain DIDD standards and takes prompt, effective action to correct any deficiencies. -
o Attend required Circle of Support meetings on a scheduled basis and effectively use these to
o resolve problems, review nursing issues, and to make recommendations for changes in the -
o persons supported Individual Support Plan. -
--- Follow the Monthly Medication Protocol to ensure that all required medications are available on a timely basis for each person served. Monitor the individual's use of medication according to need, including the monitoring of side effects, educating staff, and evaluating treatment results.
--- Make recommendations for improvements for non-nursing services which impact the administration of nursing and other health related services. - May coordinate and implement the education of other non-nursing staff on specific health related issues such as safety, infection control, and preventative practices. - -
--- Ensure completion of medication variances are being reviewed.
--- Be available and on call 24/7 for consultation and/or treatment of minor illnesses or injuries as needed.
--- Participate in the initial evaluation for all new admissions who well be served in the program.
--- Complete the health passport, health care plan, and assessments for all individuals in the residential supported living program. Establish medical records for each individual served in the residential supported living program. -
--- Perform health care procedures which are ordered by a physician or other medical practitioner as required by standards of professionalism practice or law to be performed by licensed nursing personnel.
--- Ensure that quality care is given as required by funding regulations and that the agency complies with survey criteria as they relate to health services.
--- Supervises the LPN Health Services Coordinator and LPN's in the homes.
--- Completes LPN's schedules in the Medical Supported Living homes and posts the schedules in each house. - -
--- Works in the home to help reduce OT. -
--- Conduct agency TB testing/ TB Assessment for all staff and maintain updated records.
--- Prepare Annual Nursing Plan of Care and Nursing order for all persons supported medical supported living and send to ISC no later than 90 prior to the ISP Date. -
--- Track and Prepare Annual Medication Orders and Standing orders for all persons supported.
--- Any other responsibilities as assigned to meet the mission of the agency.
--- Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI committee.
--- Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
--- Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
--- Life Insurance
--- Long-Term Disability
--- Short Term Disability
--- Flexible Spending Accounts
--- Health Savings Accounts
--- Critical Illness
--- 403B Retirement Savings Plan
--- Employee Assistance Program
--- Paid Vacation Time (based on eligibility)
--- Paid Sick Time (based on eligibility)
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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