Home Health RN - Full Time - Day Shift

Home Health - Hawkinsville

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Position Description

Ensures the delivery of quality nursing care to patients in their place of residence.

Job Duties:
Initiates, implements, and supervises patient plan of care.

Demonstrates the ability to observe, record, and report needs, concerns and coordinate the needs of home care patients and maintain constructive relationships with them, and with all care providers.

Makes visits to the home of patients of Home Health Services requiring nursing care, making a complete patient assessment during each nursing visit; re-evaluate the nursing needs of patient.

Provides and maintains a reliable mode of transportation for all scheduled shifts, and have the ability to drive safely in all types of inclement weather.

Carries out Physician’s Plan of Treatment and reports changes as necessary.

Consults with client’s physician regarding disease and symptom management needs.

Instructs and supervises the patient and/or other responsible person in meeting nursing and related patient care needs.

Performs charge nurse duties with demonstrated proficiency: triages patient care, triages and successfully manages incoming patient care related calls, accepts and processes new patient referrals, serves as a liaison and arranges for care coordination with other providers as patient care needs dictate, and schedules Home Care Visits, as patient care needs require.

Provides supervisory visits for Certified Nurses Aides caring for Home Health Services patients per Medicare guidelines.

Demonstrates accurate and thorough documentation skills and compliance with documentation guidelines.

Maintains productivity standards and strict confidentiality regarding knowledge of all patient information (HIPAA), staff and hospital confidential business.

Monitor client and caregiver’s progress toward stated goals. Adjust POC according to client response.

Demonstrates the ability to communicate and receive constructive feedback in a positive manner.

Responsible for establishing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships with all staff members.

Provides vacation, holiday and sick relief for RN staff above regularly scheduled shifts as needed.

Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities and monitoring of the on-going delivery of care.

Current Licensure, EMR/EHR Experience, Clinical Skills, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Nursing Skills, Physiological Knowledge, Administering Medication, Medical Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance