Primary functions are to plan, develop, implement, evaluate, organize and direct home care services with the interdisciplinary team including physician, patient/family, and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for the total provision of care.
Assesses home health patients to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations
Case manages and provides clinical oversight and direction to the interdisciplinary team, physician, and family
Implements/develops/documents the plan of care and revises as necessary
Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
Supervises and provides directions to the HHA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of services provided
Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation
Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
Performs on-call responsibilities and provides on-call service to patients/families, as assigned
Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals
Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
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Graduate of an accredited college/university, Associate, Diploma, or Baccalaureate School of nursing
Current, unencumbered State License as a registered Nurse
Current Driver's License
Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination
Knowledge and Skills:
Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
Good interpersonal skills.