Registered Nurse-Home Health

LHC Group Pleasanton , TX 78064

Posted 4 months ago

Overview

The Registered Nurse RN in Home Health provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and agency policies. Also, The RN Registered Nurse job coordinates total plan of care with other health care professionals involved in care, and helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by planning and exchanging information with physician, agency personnel, patient, family, and community resources. All done within a Point of Care setting.

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.

Additional Details

South Texas Regional Home Health, a part of LHC Group, is currently seeking clinicians/professionals that want to join our team to help improve the well being of our patients and their families.

As noted by independent analysts, LHC Group consistently outperforms the industry in the percentage of our locations rating four stars or more. We are helping drive better outcomes for our patients nationwide.

If you're seeking a unique opportunity to take your career to the next level, it just arrived!

  • Provides clinical services within the scope of practice, as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.

  • Makes the initial and|or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State specific guidelines, and submits accurate, complete, and timely documentation, per policy.

  • Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates (as warranted by changes in condition but at least every 60 days) the patient's nursing needs.

  • Performs patient comprehensive assessments at designated time points and develops the appropriate POC, in collaboration with physician orders.

  • Ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by payer source.

  • Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other health care professional's involved in care.

  • Makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated by patient's assessed need.

  • Responds to outcome coordinator|coder and Patient Care Manager requests for clarification to OASIS assessments on the same day that the request for more information is sent.

  • Plots patient encounters for the episode and determines needed RN encounters based on patient's needs and regulations.

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

  • Actively participates in weekly case conferences.

  • Maintains a current and accurate patient medication profile.

  • After start of care (SOC) assessment, reports the status of the patient, assessed needs, and plan of care overview to the teamleader on same day (or by next business day if after hours).

  • Observes, records and reports to the physician and/or team leader the patient's signs and symptoms, response to treatmentand changes in the patient's condition, as appropriate. Ensures adequate Team Leader (TL) communication when physicianfollow-up is needed.

  • Communicates changes in visit assignments, dates of scheduled visits, and schedule changes to scheduler and Patient CareManger to ensure patient needs are met.

  • Communicates timely and effectively with agency personnel and ordering physician as required to process orders and OASISdata sets, schedule home visits, and deliver services to patient as ordered by physician and in accordance with applicable lawsand regulation.

  • Facilitates hand-off communication to RN and PCM who will cover patients in their absence, prior to scheduled days off.

  • Performs regular and supervisory visits according to the plan of care and submits complete visit notes within 24 hours ofcompletion visit.

  • Directly and/or indirectly supervises care provided by the home health aides and licensed practical vocational nurses, providesinstruction as appropriate, and assigns tasks according to State and federal regulations.

  • Participates in on-call rotation.

  • Adheres to and participates in the agency's Episode Management process.

  • Assists in the orientation of new agency personnel as assigned.

  • Completes LHC required learning courses, additional assignments per DON request, as well as any state specific requiredtraining per state regulation|practice act requirements.

  • Participates in the performance improvement plan and process to ensure positive patient outcomes.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications License Requirements

  • Current RN licensure in state of practice.

  • Current CPR certification required.

  • Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

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