Position : Home Health RN
Demonstrates knowledge of the nursing process as a standard, incorporating elements of holistic person-centered care through the collection, verification and organization of data about a patient’s health status, planning for care, implementation of the plan and evaluation.
Provides direct patient care in the home or setting where the patient refers to as home.
The RN is under the direction of the Director or designee.
Performs detailed and accurate assessments utilizing a standardized assessment (OASIS) of patients and completes documentation in a timely and accurate manner according to home health policy and regulatory requirements.
Facilitates patient hand-offs and provides assistance to move the patient through the care continuum.
Understands the principles of case management to ensure effective coordination of care and utilization of community resources.
Works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team, co-workers, physicians, and the community emphasizing a teamwork environment.
Ability to implement quality care standards for patients served.
Coordinates provision of patient care for assigned patients, maintains competency levels annually and attends continuing education as applicable. Delegates appropriate tasks as needed.
Works with the Director and/or clinical coordinator to assure patient visits are being provided as outlined in the plan of care.