Careers

Altimate Home Health Care

Registered Nurse, RN (FT & PRN)

Req #519
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

A Registered Nurse adiriinisters skilled nursing care to patients on ari intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction ated supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager.

OUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and cuiTently licensed in the state(s) in which
  2. Two (2) years’ nursing experience,
  3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this
  4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides services in accordance with the plan of
  2. Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient’s nursing
  3. Initiates the plan of care and necessary
  4. Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing
  5. hiitiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing
  6. Prepai‘es clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on his/her patients in a timely rrianner as per Agency
  7. Coordinates
  8. Informs personnel of changes in the condition and needs of the i»at
  9. Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related
  10. Participates in and presents inservice
  11. Understands arid adheres to established Agency policies arid
  12. Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in Completes certifieatioifrecertification orders and discharge summaries.
  13. Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual
  14. Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist and Medical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized
  15. Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.
  16. Conducts patient care conferences on patients assigned to his/her
  17. Participates in peer review and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement as
  18. Gives total patient care as needed.
  19. Takes on-call duty nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned.
  20. Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time
  21. Appropriately utilizes ICD-10 codes.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:
  1. Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager
  2. Workers Supervised: Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Health Aide