Registered Nurse - Home Health
Team Select Home Care
Aurora, CO, US
2d ago

Responsibilities

  • Provides services in accordance with the plan of care.
  • Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient’s nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions.
  • Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skill.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
  • Coordinates services.
  • Informs physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs.
  • Counsels the patient and family / significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Participates in in-service programs, supervising and teaching other nursing personnel.
  • Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.
  • Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition. Completes certification / recertification orders and discharge summaries.
  • Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient.
  • Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist and Medical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills.
  • Supervises the LPN / LVN every 30-days and supervises the HHA / CNA every 14-days (or per regulatory requirements) and teaches other nursing personnel.
  • Conducts patient care conferences on patients assigned to his / her care.
  • Participates in peer review and quality management as assigned.
  • Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.
  • Gives total patient care as needed.
  • Takes on-call duty nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned.
  • Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, and transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.
  • Appropriately utilizes ICD-9 diagnoses and codes.
  • Observes confidentiality, safeguards all patient related information.
  • Attends staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.
  • Completes documentation and paperwork in a timely manner per Agency policy.
  • Immediately reports to Director of Clinical Services / Nursing Supervisor any patient incidents / variances or complaints.
  • Demonstrates competent performance of technical skills according to established procedures.
  • Understands and adheres to established policies / procedures.
  • Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy.
  • Reports all incomplete work assignments to Director of Clinical Services / Nursing Supervisor.
  • Appearance is always within Agency standard; is clean and well groomed.
  • Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.
  • Maintains clean and neat work environment.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
  • Maintains current CPR certification.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.
  • One (1) year nursing experience
  • Familiar with OASIS
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