Position : Home Health Nurse
Provides skilled nursing care to patients and family members within the scope of practice as assigned by the Nurse Supervisor.
Observes and evaluates the physical and psychosocial status of patients, including changes in condition and/or reactions to treatments or medications..
Notifies the RN/Case Manager of any problems or changes.
Provides Home Health Aide (“HHA”) or Licensed Practical Nurse (“LPN”) supervisory visits as directed. Provides instruction to HHAs and LPNs to assist in improving patient care.
Assures continuity of care through communication and/or case conferences with other disciplines, community health, support and social agencies.
Maintains knowledge of current reimbursement rules and regulations.
Participates in “on-call” rotation schedule as necessary to meet patient care needs by assessing and evaluating patient needs via telephone and advising or making home visits as required.
Participates in quality improvement activities as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.