Psychiatric Registered Nurse - Home Health

LHC Group Ocala , FL 34470

Posted 2 months ago

Company Overview

The Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) in Home Health renders professional nursing care to patients in their home by assessing, developing, implementing, and evaluating home nursing care needs of assigned patients.

Better At Home, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Essential Functions

  • Makes the initial nursing evaluation visit within 24 - 48 hours of receipt of referral or longer if indicated by MD.

  • Continually evaluates the patient's nursing needs by assessing and reassessing the patient to include general physical assessment, mental status assessment and suicidal potential assessments.

  • Initiates and coordinates the plan of treatment and necessary revisions per acceptable standards of psychiatric nursingpractice.

  • Instructs and supervises the patient's family in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy and safe environment.

  • Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skill.

  • Renders nursing care to homebound patients and perform treatments as ordered by the physician.

  • Assists the patient's family in any way possible to recognize the daily living problems of the patient and provides information on community resources that are available.

  • Maintains accurate records of the history of the patient for the supervisor and the physician, especially in reference to drugs, treatments, etc.

  • Reports to the patient's physician and other appropriate personnel pertinent changes in the patient's condition.

  • Provides counseling and crisis intervention to the patient and patients families.

  • Participates in in-service programs as required by the agency.

  • Participates in nursing report and complies with the Care Management Model.

  • Performs 60 day record review (recertification) and collaborates with physicians and all other disciplines involved in the care.

  • Participates in staff conference regarding patient care.

  • Participates in the QA/QI plan and process.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Education Requirements

  • The RN must have one of the following credentials: 1.) A masters degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing OR; 2.) A bachelors degree in nursing with one year of experience in an active treatment unit in a psychiatric or mental health hospital or outpatient clinic OR; 3.) A diploma or associate degree with two years experience in an active treatment unit in a psychiatric or mental health hospital or outpatient clinic OR 4.0 On an individual basis and/or other combination of education or experience as required by specific state law, as applicable.

Experience Requirements

  • Prior to RN making a psychiatric nurse visit, the agency will adhere to Psychiatric Skilled Nursing/Scope of Care and the written notification from the CMS Intermediary will be evident on file at the agency if applicable.

  • Must have experience within the last five years. If not, documentation must support psychiatric retraining classes or CEUs to update psychiatric knowledge.

Additional State Requirements

  • CA: One year prior professional nursing experience.
  • LA: At a minimum, one year of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse. One year of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse may be waived for a Registered Nurse with recent clinical experience as an LPN. RN licensure must have no restrictions.
  • AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, D.C., FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MS, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WV: No other state specific requirements.

License Requirements

  • Must have current RN

  • Must have a current drivers license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public

  • Current CPR certification

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Home Hemodialysis Registered Nurse

Davita

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-08-10T00:00 8615 SW 103RD STREET RD, OCALA, Florida, 34481-9622, United States of AmericaRegistered Nurse - Home Hemodialysis Some dialysis patients perform their dialysis treatment at home instead of in-center. In this role, you'll work in the clinic to plan, train, and oversee your patients to ensure their home dialysis treatment stays on track. What to expect * Advocate - here you'll be responsible for assessing each patients' condition and implement comprehensive training plans based on your evaluation to help them dialyze on their treatment. * Educate - In addition to training patients to perform their own treatments and giving them the confidence to address complications, home hemodialysis nurses also educate perspective patients on the potential benefits of home dialysis and engage physician and in-center nurses to ensure patients are making an active choice in their dialysis treatment. * Autonomy - provide comprehensive patient care in an independent setting by applying your "core" nursing skills to assess, diagnose and implement complete care plans. * What We'll Provide:* More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most including: * *Comprehensive benefits:* Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out * *Support for you and your family:* family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace®, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more * *Paid training:* DaVita offers all new dialysis teammates a robust, paid training program to help you learn the right dialysis skills. The training is a mix of classroom and hands on training. * *Opportunity for a nursing career for a lifetime*. DaVita is committed to providing robust development and experiences for nurses. Whether you chose to remain in a patient facing/caregiving role or grow (leadership operations, corporate functions, integrated care, clinical research), we can guide you on that journey. We offer programs such as: * THRIVE: Develops high-potential nurses, clinical coordinators and clinic nurse managers into operational managers * DSSL & SPARK - Gives clinical teammates the chance to develop their supervisory and leadership skill set * 100+ CEU courses at no cost * Gateway: A web-based application available to teammates for career planning, learning and training, and recognition. It allows you to access new courses and CE credits and explore career paths on your own time. It also has a newsfeed to keep you up to date on Village news and functions as a social platform to connect you to teammates Some details about this position: * Hours of work may vary during the training period; however, you will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week during training. You may be working mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. * You must be flexible on the final clinic placement as it may be in a different location; there is also the potential to float to various clinics during and after your training. You must have: * Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of practice; Minimum of 12 months' of RN experience. * Current driver's license, reliable transportation, and vehicle insurance in state of residence. * Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) from accredited school of nursing required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N); three-year diploma from accredited diploma program may be substituted for nursing degree. * CPR certified, or willing to become certified within 30 days. * Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook. You might also have: * Training/Teaching/Healthcare Education background. * Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) or Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN). Interested in learning more about home hemodialysis? Read more [here](https://www.davita.com/treatment-options/hemodialysis/home-hemodialysis). Questions? Email us at [careers@davita.com](mailto:careers@davita.com) or send us a message on our DaVita Careers Facebook page. DaVita is an equal opportunity employer - Vet and Disability. To learn more about what this means [click here.](https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf) Davita Ocala FL

Psychiatric Registered Nurse - Home Health

LHC Group