Home Health RN II - Per Diem
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: August 7, 2022
We are looking for a Home Health Registered Nurse II for Home
Health Direct at Home Health Network.Location: Hesperia, CAWork
Schedule: On Call / Per DiemShift: Pay Per Visit EmployeeJob
Summary:The Registered Nurse assesses patients for skilled home
health needs, develops and initiates a plan of care with the
physician approval and provides nursing care, ordered by the
physician to patients in their place of residence. The Registered
Nurse continually re-evaluates the patients nursing needs.The
Senior Registered Nurse assists in the delivery of clinical
orientation, validation of clinical competency for new and current
caregivers, and provides new caregiver observation of clinical
experiences. The Senior Registered Nurse is able to apply best
practices, adult learning principles, coaching and mentoring skills
in order to foster the growth and learning of caregivers. Senior
Registered Nurses also provide direct patient care for a diverse
community, as scheduling permits.Essential Functions: Demonstrates
knowledge and competency in performing baseline-nursing skills,
including assessment, wound care, catheter care and infusion.
Maintains clinical competencies according to agency standards.
Completes comprehensive assessments, including OASIS items,
accurately and timely at specific time-points as defined by
regulation and agency policy.
Develops a plan of care, in collaboration with the patient,
family/caregiver and physician orders including frequency and
duration of nursing visits, specific care or treatments to be
provided, appropriate goals, medications, other disciplines needed
and discharge plan.
Documents the comprehensive assessment and plan of care in the EHR
and synchronizes by 10:00AM the following day.
Implements and provides nursing care, treatment and services
according to the plan of care and accepted standards of care,
including patient educations and any IV or other medications
required to be administered by the nurse.
Communicates changes in patient status, patient issues and concerns
and changes in orders to the Physician, Clinical Manager and
Clinical Supervisor according to agency guidelines.
Practices infection control and universal precautions for self and
others in patient care activities.
Advocate for quality patient outcomes communicating with
authorization nurses and community vendors timely.
Maintains patient rights and dignity. Assures the care of the dying
patient, optimizing his/her comfort and dignity.
Effectively establishes priorities and delegates responsibilities
appropriately when supervising the LVN and the CHHA.
Meets the productivity standards of the organization.
Senior Registered Nurse:
Facilitates coordinated transitions from orientation program to
independence within targeted goals.
Tracks required orientation progress and provides progress to
Clinical Educator and Clinical Leaders.
Conducts new caregivers' competency assessment and validates
competencies throughout the orientation period.
Validates the ongoing competencies of current clinical caregivers
as directed by the Clinical Educator.
Reviews Orientation Module content and skills with new caregivers
to determine level of understanding and re-educates as
Provides patient centered care and coordination of care for a
patient population with diverse community-based healthcare needs to
Develops comprehensive and patient-centered plan of care. Uses
clinical evidence-based protocols and technology as identified by
standard scope of practice and disease processes.
Provides disease specific education and self-management strategies
for patients to achieve an optimal patient independence.
Follows physician ordered plan of care and facilitates changes to
the plan of care as needed to achieve desired patient outcomes.
Identifies risk for acute hospitalization and proactively prevents
Coordinates care across the continuum as a patient advocate.
Provides supervision and care plan development for service line
Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and case
conferencing to ensure patient quality care, patient advocacy,
utilization and outcomes.
Makes recommendations related to training and skill development to
clinical education team.
Provides comprehensive and constructive feedback for
Responsible for OASIS and/or review and accuracy.
Serves in the capacity of Start of Care and or home visits when
schedule allows. As such, admits patients to service, completing
appropriate clinical documentation under the Clinical Manager's
direction. Assesses individual status and care/instruction needed
by the patient.
Conducts supervisory visits as needed.
Maintains/enhances clinical practice skills by attending,
participating in/conducting caregiver development/continuing
Instructs and monitors the work of orientees in the aspects of
clinical nursing relative to assigned area; educates nursing
orientees concerning nursing policies and procedures.
Collaborates with Educator in planning and structuring orientation
program to meet the individual orientees needs; plans daily
assignments for orientees.
Assists Educator in planning, presenting, evaluating and revising
the caregiver development activities and nursing policies and
Skills: Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory
agencies or members of the business community.
Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations; participates
as a team-player to support your team and Agency needs.
Demonstrates customer service skills.
Participate in weekend, on-call and holiday rotation.
Senior Registered Nurse: Annual Senior Level competencies.
Minimum Position Requirements:Education: Education to meet
certification, license or registration requirement.
Senior Registered Nurse: Completes Senior Level program within 6
months of employment.
Experience: 1 year Professional nursing
experience.Licenses/Certifications: Current California RN
CA Driver's License.
Current automobile liability insurance.
Current Basic Life Support.
Preferred Position Qualifications:Experience: IV and Central lines
Experience with wound care including use of negative pressure
Home health field experience.
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