Registered Nurse RN - Home Health (Orange & Seminole Counties)

Employer
Serendipity Loving Care
Location
Orlando, FL, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 04, 2017
Closes
Oct 05, 2017
Ref
5c3d1b673
Specialty
Home Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

*** Positions are available throughout all of Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Brevard Counties! ***

DUTIES OF POSITION

To provide nursing care in accordance with the patients plan of care to include comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the patients condition, health promotion and prevention, coordination of services, teaching and training activities and direct nursing care.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate total patient care by conducting comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring the patients condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services and teaching and training activities.

Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing service to the patient and family on an ongoing basis.

Perform admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge OASIS for the home care patient.

Prepare and present patients record to the Clinical Record Review Committee as indicated.

Consult with the attending physician concerning alterations of Patient Care Plans, checks with the appropriate supervisor and make changes, as appropriate.

Coordinate patient services.

Submit a tally of patient care visits made each day.

Participate in case conferences, discuss with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and how they may best be handled.

Discuss with the appropriate supervisor the need for the involvement of other members of the health team such as the Home Health Aide, the Physical Therapist, the Speech Therapist, the Occupational Therapist, the Medical Social Worker, etc.

Obtain order for paraprofessional service and submits a referral to the appropriate personnel.

Participate in the patients discharge planning process.

Cooperate with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan.

Participate in staff development meeting.

Continually strive to improve his/her nursing care skills by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading.

Participate in the development and periodic revision of the physicians Plan of Treatment and processes change orders as needed.

Submit clinical notes within seventy-two (72) hours, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered.

Participate in the patients discharge planning process.

Maintain an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy.

Adhere to Federal, state and accreditation requirements including Medicate and Medicaid regulations.

May be requested by the Director of Nursing to fill in for other nurses.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.

2. Must be licensed in the State as a Registered Nurse.

3. One or more years of experience in community/home health agency or in a hospital setting is preferred.

4. Must have knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid guidelines

5. Must have a working knowledge of home health care and the principles and techniques of professional nursing and required documentation that pertains to it.

6. Should be skillful in organization and in the principles of time management and have knowledge of management processes

7. Must have a drivers license and a reliable means of transportation.

8. Must be able to contribute to the quality of care being rendered through constructive communication with nurse managers and staff.

9. Must have a criminal history background check.

10. Must have a current CPR certification.

Company Description

At Serendipity, we are dedicated to providing world-class care to both patients and their families within the comfort and convenience of their home or place of residence. We will coordinate and develop the best plan of care for each individual patient as we help them to recover and rehabilitate at home. Our services include skilled nursing and therapy along with non-medical personnel. We are a licensed, bonded and insured company and serve Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Brevard Counties.

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