Registered Nurse - HomeHealth (Finance)
This RN position oversees a primary caseload of home health patients and provides skilled professional nursing care to them, as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with the Home Health Care Medicare Conditions of Participation, Pennsylvania Home Health Care licensure laws and agency policies and procedures. He/she provides the initial and comprehensive nursing assessment of patient needs and collaborates to develop the home health plan of care, as well as reevaluates and revises the plan of care relative to the patient's nursing needs to provide appropriate, comprehensive and responsive goals and interventions. The Home Health RN works closely with other members of the health care delivery team to ensure all patient and family care needs are being met, and provides supervision to Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Home Health Aides.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Performs initial and comprehensive assessment visit to develop the Plan of Care that includes realistic and measurable goals in collaboration with the patient/ caregiver and members of the health care team.
Implements and evaluates the interventions identified in the medical and nursing Plans of Care and initiates necessary revisions.
Assumes responsibility for case management of assigned patients to coordinate all aspects of the care provided by the health care team.
Directs and supervises home health aides, LPN, patient/ caregiver and families in the provision of care.
Establishes the home health aide age-appropriate Plan of Care and supervises its implementation per agency policy and procedure.
Promotes continuity of care through coordination of patient services.
Participates in patient care conferences with Assistant Director/ designee and other healthcare members as necessitated by patient care needs.
Documents the delivery of care to comply with regulatory requirements, agency policy and procedures, and standards of practice.
Performs, cognitive, cultural, readiness, literacy, and skills assessment of patient to develop educational plan in collaboration with patient/ caregiver and members of the health care team.
Implements and evaluates individualized patient education plan based on age-specific criteria.
Serves as a liaison with customers to assure effective communication.
Acts as a patient advocate to promote goal attainment.
Maintains time management and organizational skills to achieve established productivity expectations.
Adheres to all agency policies and procedures.
Participates in orientation of staff.
Participates in "in-services" and education activities as required.
Assumes responsibility for ensuring own professional growth.
Accountable for utilization and practice of systems thinking, teamwork and customer service.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
Has minimum of one (1) year general nursing preferred with current home health, medical, surgical or critical care experience.
Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.
Ability to work independently.
Licensure, Registration, and Certification Requirements:
Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with Pennsylvania state requirements and agency policy.
Satisfactory references from employers and/or professional peers.
Satisfactory criminal background check.
Maintains current CPR certification.
Access to reliable internet access.
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Homeland at Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.