JOB PURPOSE: Provides skilled nursing care in the home setting to patients ranging in age from adolescent through geriatric.
Responsible for the overall management and of an assigned case load of patients, coordinating care with other nurses, multiple disciplines, physicians and community resources to achieve improved health and quality outcomes for patients. Practices in compliance with professional knowledge and standards of clinical practice and in accordance with policies and procedures of the agency, laws and regulations of Medicare, Medicaid and other third party payers. Demonstrates professional growth and accountability. Reports to and is supported by the Piedmont Home Health Clinical Manager.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate of a professional nursing program.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum of one year of nursing experience in acute care medical/surgical nursing.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse.
BLS certification required. Valid Georgia driver's license required. Employee must comply with all applicable laws related to legally operating a vehicle.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree preferred.
Nursing Experience in home health setting preferred. Prior case management experience a plus.