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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.
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.
Chapters Health System