Licensed Practical Nurse

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 56802

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Position Summary:



General Summary:



Under the supervision of the Branch Manager, processes all information and referral calls for intake or refers to other services. Provides visits to patients in facilities prior to discharge as needed.



Duties and Responsibilities:



1 New referral coordination.

2 Assists with telephone triage to patient calls.

3 Assures agency intake processes meet applicable local, state or federal licensing/regulatory requirements in addition to agency policies and procedures.

4 Coordinates with agency Clinical Supervisors/Staffing Specialists insuring appropriate staffing coverage for new referrals.

5 Ensures effective and timely coordination of client home care services through the timely completion of required documentation and computer data entry for new intakes, as well as timely transfer of pertinent medical data to client’s physician, therapists and agency staff members.

6 Maintains accurate and comprehensive client medical data throughout the intake process.

7 Notifies Branch Manager/Clinical Supervisor of changes that may affect intake practices.

8 Investigates and takes appropriate actions on client/consumer complaints.

9 Attends weekly IDT meetings as appropriate to insure consistent lines of communication regarding new intakes and existing cases needing staffing coverage.

10 Provide patient visits at facilities prior to discharge for preparation to Home Care Services.

The following are common expectations:

11 Functions in a cost-effective manner in regard to utilization of time, mileage, supplies, etc.

12 Meets or exceeds established productivity and quality assurance standards.

13 Seeks consultation, guidance and direction from professional or administrative staff, as needed.

14 Informs manager of perceived problem areas related to patient care, corporate management, or community relations.

15 Keeps clinical skills current with nursing practice norms.

16 Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).

Required Skills





Note: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.


Minimum Education High School or equivalent


Minimum Experience 1 year; Previous home health experience desirable


Req Cert/Registration Current LPN license in PA


Req Course(s)/Training Completion of accredited LPN program


Travel required


Makes home visits


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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