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Home Health RN

Elara Caring Opelousas Full-Time
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Home Health Nurse (Registered Nurse RN)




RN’s, are you looking for a great career opportunity? You won’t find a better place to continue your vocation than in home health care with Elara Caring. We are one of the largest home health care providers in Louisiana because of our commitment to compassionate and quality care. Unlike other healthcare settings, a career in home health care is overflowing with personal rewards. Our Home Health Nurses have found nothing can replace the opportunity of spending time with a patient one-on-one, educating them about their illness, and guiding them through life’s most difficult challenges. Not only will you go home each night knowing you have made a difference, you’ll enjoy competitive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal growth. If you are self-confident, enjoy exploring new opportunities, and want to experience some of the most memorable moments of your career, it’s time to join our dynamic healthcare team!




Home Health Nurse (Registered Nurse RN)




Job Responsibilities


As a Home Health Nurse you will administer skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing service in their home. This involves maintaining knowledge of current nursing trends, techniques and innovations so you can best meet the special needs of your patients. You will also be responsible for teaching and supervising the family and other members of the nursing team regarding the best ways to meet each patient’s needs.


Additional responsibilities:


  • Providing leadership in coordinating, promoting and maintaining high standards for the delivery of quality care to the patient by all members of the patient care team
  • Making initial visits, processing orders, notifying physician of patient needs and changes in condition
  • Initiating care, completing certification/recertification orders and discharging summaries
  • Determining the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient
  • Initiating appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures
  • Providing those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills
  • Preparing the care plan for the home health aide; and supervising and evaluating the care given by the home health aide as needed
  • Observing signs and symptoms and reporting to the physician and to other agency staff reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the patient’s physical or emotional condition or needs
  • Referring Physical Therapist, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and Medical Social Worker, to patients requiring these specialized skills
  • Following and implementing the agency’s policies and procedures
  • Supervising and teaching other nursing personnel
  • Taking on-call duty nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned

Preparing clinical records, care plans, progress notes and summaries of care conferences on patients in a timely manner as per


Job Requirements


We are looking for a highly organized Registered Nurse with a natural ability to positively motivate others. Strong nursing skills, excellent communication skills, and good planning skills are essential.


Additional requirements:


  • Registered Nurse licensed in the state this job is posted in.
  • Completion of a Baccalaureate or Master’s degree in nursing or related field, preferred
  • 2+ years of active experience as a Registered Nurse, preferred
  • Good working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, policies and procedures, preferred
  • Ability to foster team and continuous quality improvement concepts
  • Firm foundation of basic nursing skills
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment


Benefits

At Jordan Health, we recognize every member of the team makes a difference. That’s why we are dedicated to recognizing and rewarding hard work. We also know that retaining top talent requires offering better benefits than your competition. As a result, we work tirelessly to offer our talented team members just that, exceptional benefits. Depending upon your employment status you may be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Group Medical - Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Vision and Dental insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance & long-term disability
  • Employee assistance plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Retirement savings with match
  • Free on-line education through Jordan University
  • Free CEUs for clinical staff

 




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