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Registered Nurse - Home Care

Registered Nurse - Home Care

Job Description


Registered Nurse-Home Health


Pinnacle Senior Care, A leader in skilled home care and specialists in geriatric care. Our dedicated, compassionate staff is highly trained in the diagnosis and treatment of seniors. Advanced medical technology and compassionate care is now available for the care of your loved one from the comfort of home.

Summary - RN

Under the general supervision of the RN Manager, she/he provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient’s progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient. .

Responsibilities – RN:

•Under the physician’s order, admits patients eligible for home care services.
•Develops patient care plan that specifically addresses identified patient problems; nursing problems and goals. Updates care plans on an ongoing basis; revises and resolves patient problems and goals as changes occur and/or recertification..
•Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Treatment.
•Submits completed skilled nursing notes; communication notes and home health aide supervisory notes per policy.
•Submits recertification paperwork by the due date provided by the RN Manager.
•Effectively communicates with all members of the healthcare team.
•Acts as the patient’s advocate and as such are a liaison to assist in communicating the patient’s needs to the multidisciplinary team.
•Supervises the home health aide every 14 days. Provides direction and instruction as it relates to provision of personal care and related support services.
•Participates in PI program through submission of data collection as it relates to direct patient care problems and serving on PI teams.
•Participates in discharge planning process.
•Additional Duties as assigned

 

 

Job Requirements


Requirements - RN

•Has a current unencumbered State professional Nurse license, Registered Nurse
*Must have previous skilled home health experience
•The Registered Nurse will have one (1) year experience as a nurse in the Home Health setting
•Ability to work in a field setting and exhibited ability to make sound nursing judgments
•Ability to assess patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs.
•Effective communication skills
•Must have and maintain an automobile to be used for work.

 

 

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Excellent per visits rates and paid mileage!
Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Nurse, Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Up to 50%
Job ID PRN-RN-STL-HH
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Registered Nurse - Home Care


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