Registered Nurse Home Health Per Diem (161436)

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

Our Care Matters.

When you join the Kindred at Home team, you become part of something bigger. We are the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services. Our team delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice and palliative care. Now more than ever, people in your community need in-home healthcare. Our team helps to keep them safely at home, during moments that matter most to them. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

Our Employees Matter.

We believe a world-class patient experience is enabled by an exceptional employee experience. And, committed to fostering an amazing employee experience at Kindred at Home. Our people are our greatest resource and asset, and we are committed to helping our employees thrive and fulfill their personal and professional goals.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay and 401k

  • Healthy Steps Wellness

  • Healthcare Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Centers of Excellence Program

  • Educational Assistance

  • Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement

  • Leadership development

  • Talent focused Framework

  • Targeted personal and career development planning

As a Home Health Registered Nurse, you will:

  • Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients.

  • Administer on-going care and case management for each patient, provide necessary follow-up as directed by the Clinical Manager.

  • Confer with physician in developing the initial plan of treatment based on physician's orders and initial patient assessment. Provide hands-on care, management and evaluation of the care plan and teaching of the patient in accordance with physician orders, under Clinical Manager's supervision. Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation.

  • Coordinate appropriate care, encompassing various healthcare personnel (such as Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and external providers).

  • Report patient care/condition/progress to patient's physician and Clinical Manager on a continuous basis.

  • Implement patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to assist them in achieving optimal resolution of needs/problems.

  • Coordinate/oversee/supervise the work of Home Health Aides, Certified Home Health Aides and Personal Care Workers and provides written personal care instructions/care plan that reflect current plan of care. Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by home health aides/personal care workers as part of the supervisory/leadership responsibility.

  • Discharge patients after consultation with the physician and Clinical Manager, preparing and completing needed clinical documentation.

  • Prepare appropriate medical documentation on all patients, including any case conferences, patient contacts, medication order changes, re-certifications, progress updates, and care plan changes. Prepare visit/shift reports, updates/summarizes patient records, and confers with other health care disciplines in providing optimum patient care.

Required Skills

  • Diploma, Associate or Bachelor Degree in Nursing

  • Minimum of one year nursing experience preferred

  • Strong med surg, ICU, ER, acute experience

  • Home Health experience a plus

  • Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current CPR certification

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Required Experience

Join Our Team!

Check out our video to get a glimpse of a day in the life of our Home Health team - Home Health

To learn more, please contact your local recruiter at (toll free) 855-KND-AT-HOME or apply online. Our Recruiters are ready to help you start a new and rewarding career with Kindred at Home.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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