Job Summary: Provide care to children from birth to age 18. Demonstrate proficient skills using Oasis to admit, transfer, re-certify, and discharge home health patients in regards to physician orders. Coordinate and supervise LPN’ s and HHA’s in the delivery of patient care. Maintain compliance with agency policy and procedures. Follow Medicare and Medicaid regulations.
1.Be a registered nurse (R.N.) with a current license.
2.Minimum of one year of nursing experience as a pediatric nurse in an direct patient care.
3.Ability to work positively and favorably with patients, parents, and staff.
Responsibilities/essential functions: The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
1.Perform the initial home care patient visit and re-evaluate the patient’s needs and progress on a regular basis.
2.Initiate the plan of care under doctors’ orders.
3.Use the child’s developmental level when interacting with the child
pE4.Perform admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care, and discharge Oasis for the pediatric patient.
5.Observe, assess, and document symptoms.
6.Monitor reactions and patient progress.
7.Educate patient/parent on correct techniques and supervise the patient/parent when performing the techniques.
8.Educate parents/guardians on disease process, medications, plan of care, and treatment plans that are individualized to their needs.
9.Educate parents/guardians on techniques for in home health care.
10.Coordinate patient services.
11.Supervise LPNs and HHA’s.
12.Notify the physician and other personnel (DON, PT, Case Manager) of change in the patient’s condition.
13.Perform skill outline in the agency’s approved policy and procedure manual.
14.Discharge the patient from skilled nursing services when the discharge criteria are met.
15.Case conference clinicians providing care to ensure coordination of care.
16.Complete paperwork efficiently and timely.
17.Update clinical records according to policy and procedures.
18.Comply with HIPPA regulations in and out of the office.
19.Follow infection control policy in and out of office.
20.Update knowledge and skills by attending in-service programs, continuing education programs, seminars, and self-study programs annually.
21.Provide on-site supervision of LPN/HHA.