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