Registered Nurse - Per Visit
U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission – “Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services” – Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).
Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on “We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services” “We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients” & “We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society”, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.
We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.
Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care
- Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule
- Reports significant findings to patient’s physician and Clinical Supervisor as they occur
- Submits completed skilled nursing visit notes; communication notes and home health aide supervisory notes per agency policy on designated days as requested by Clinical Supervisor
- Submits change orders per agency policy
- Maintains open lines of communications to all members of the continuum of care team
- Supervises Home Health Aide and license, and documents per Medicare criteria and per agency policy and procedure
- Attends staff meetings, team conferences, and educational in-services per agency requirements
- Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skilled nurse in-services and meetings, and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services
- Participates in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request
- Follows agency policies and procedures
- Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator
- Participates in discharge planning process per Medicare Criteria, agency policy, and procedure
- Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder
- Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands
- Able to drive a car 2-4 hours per day
- Exposure/risk category: OSHA Category 1
REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
- A current unencumbered State Professional Nurse License
- An automobile to be used for work, current driver’s license, good driving record and proof of insurance
- The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment
- The ability to assess and document patient needs, and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
- Proficiency in clinical skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in personal computer use including email, word processing, spreadsheet and clinical software
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
- One year of experience as a Professional Nurse