Per Diem RN Home Health (Hernando Territory)

Chapters Health System Brooksville , FL 34602

Posted 2 months ago

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


  • Current Florida license as RN, or current licensure from another state plus a temporary Florida permit

  • Minimum one (1) year of in-patient nursing, home health or hospice experience for external candidates; for internal applicants, minimum of 6-months of LPN experience with hospice/home health within an affiliate

  • Maintains current CPR certification

  • Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system

  • Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy

  • Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule

  • Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English (verbal and written)

  • Ability to manage the demands/stress that are associated with the job and /or the work environment, so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution can be maintained

  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Able to display professional interaction with physicians, patients, family members, and staff

  • Ability to physically access patient homes (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning, unsanitary conditions, smoke, pets, allergens, or other hazards that may pose a safety risk) within any part of the service area

  • Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Ability to demonstrate adequate knowledge of clinical situation unique to providing services to the homebound elderly population

  • Excellent observation, problem solving, and nursing skills per competency checklist

  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.

Responsibilities of all employees:

  • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.

  • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.

  • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.

  • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.

  • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.

  • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.

  • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.

  • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.

  • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.

  • Advance electronic media skills.

  • Support Company research and educational activities.

  • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.

  • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical assessment on a continual basis to determine patient status and progress towards treatment goals; determines home care needs.

  • Coordinates the Plan of Care, ensuring that an individualized Plan of Care is developed that accurately reflects the patient's evolving needs.

  • Provides skilled nursing services to patients as indicated by physician orders and the Plan of Care, to include treatments and diagnostic procedures (therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions).

  • Provides counseling to the patient and family relative to nursing needs including patient safety.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day coordination of clinical activities for an assigned group of patients, to include care planning, goal setting and physician liaison.

  • Reports changes in the patient's condition to appropriate health professionals. Makes adjustments to the Plan of Care as instructed.

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