Registered Nurse - Home Health - Saginaw - Part Time
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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 1/23/2017
Reverence Home Health and Hospice, an Ascension Health at Home Company,
has an immediate opening for a
Registered Nurse in the Saginaw Area.
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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* 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
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* 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
* Two years of experience as a registered nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
* Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
* Good interpersonal skills.