Job Opportunity Details

Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2134640 Home Health and/or Hospice Harrisburg PA KA Recruiting

In HouseID:
Kristin
Recruiter Email: kc@ka-recruiting.com

Job Description

This is a Home Health and/or Hospice Opportunity Only!

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Company Name: KA Recruiting
Recruiter Name: KC Carpenter
Contact Phone: 617-746-2742

Job Title: Home Health Registered Nurse / RN

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Home Health and/or Hospice - We are seeking a Full Time Home Health Registered Nurse to join our team in Central PA!

The RN is responsible for planning, coordinating, and documenting skilled professional nursing care provided to meet patient needs 24 hours per day, 7 days|week for a geographically assigned caseload from the day of admission - day of discharge.

Utilizing physicians orders and professional skills, the RN functions as a case manager and develops and implements a home health plan of care that meets each patients specific needs and is in compliance with state and federal home health regulations, reimbursement guidelines, as well as companies policies and procedures.

The RN utilizes the nursing process which includes the use of technology, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination of care with other health team members to achieve positive clinical outcomes with the home health patients. The home health RN is responsible for the on-sight supervision of the Home Health Aide as well as supervision of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The RN is able to carry a patient load of 5 to 7 visits per day.

B. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assessing and Planning
1. Conducts initial nursing assessment through use of the OASIS assessment tool and including physical and psychosocial aspects, of patient|family|caregiver in a thorough, accurate, compassionate and timely fashion.
2. Utilizes own special body of knowledge to provide leadership and guidance to the home
health team in formulating and individualizing the plan of care relative to the problems
identified, interventions required and goals that must be addressed relative to the patient
needs.
3. Contributes to identifying both active and potential needs of the patient and his|her
family, which may affect the plan of care and refers other disciplines in to assist the
patient|family as needed and required.
4. Consistently collaborates with the physician to plan and implement the medical and
nursing plan of care.
5. Reviews the comprehensive plan of care with the home health team.
6. Communicates in writing in the chart and verbally with co-workers and supervisors to
coordinate interventions and ensure continuity of care.

Implementing and Evaluating
1. Facilitates the implementation of nursing interventions and appropriate preventative and therapeutic nursing procedures through the provision of direct patient care and
supervision of home health aide services.
2. Collaborates with other team members to provide continuous assessment of assigned patients, interpret findings, initiate
appropriate therapeutic actions, refer other disciplines and evaluate the results of these
actions.
3. Accepts responsibility of assignment to perform a specialized procedure only when
qualified with specialty training, proven competency, clinical background, and expertise in the specialty area.
4. Works in cooperation with family|caregiver and HH team members to meet the
emotional needs of the patient, family and|or caregivers.
5. Provides appropriate information, teaching and explanation to the patient’s family
regarding care. Facilitates patient| family education to promote continuity of care and
optimal patient|family outcomes.
6. Demonstrates expertise in the utilization of all team members.
7. Assists in the investigation and resolution of quality issues in conjunction with the
Clinical Manager and|or Administrator.
8. Fulfills productivity requirements on an average daily census basis as determined by
acuity level and Clinical Manager and|or Administrator.
9. Documents accurate complete and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition
and care given.




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