Completes initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the patients/clients needs at appropriate time points as assigned.
Contributes to the patients/clients plan of care/service plan.
Participates with the patient/client in clarifying mutually agreed upon goals and incorporates these goals into the plan of care/service plan.
Provides care according to the patients/clients plan of care/service plan.
Counsels and educates the patient/client and family in meeting healthcare/nursing and related needs.
Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing patients/clients progress.
Refers to other services as needed.
Communicates with the physician and other staff of changes in the patients needs.
Evaluates outcomes of care.
Assigns home care aide to a specific patient/client.
Supervises paraprofessional staff.
Participates in in-service training.
Coordinates plans for patient/client discharge from services.
Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.
Uses clinical decision making to efficiently and effectively manage individual patients/clients.
Contributes to the effective implementation of company programs and services.
Contributes to Office business growth.
Provides other assignments as requested and within the scope of licensure.
Able to perform CPR.
Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient/client care.
May have access to personal health information ( PHI ) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.