• Home Health RN

    Job Locations US-TX-Round Rock
    ID
    2019-17200
    Facility
    Akeso Talent - Round Rock/North Austin
    Type
    Perm Placement
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Job Summary: Demonstrate proficient skills using Oasis to admit, transfer, re-certify, and discharge home health patients in regards to physician orders. Coordinate and supervise LVN’ s and HHA’s in the delivery of patient care. Maintain compliance with agency policy and procedures.  Follow Medicare and Medicaid regulations.                              

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities/essential functions: The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

    1. Perform the initial home care patient visit and re-evaluate the patient’s needs and progress on a regular basis. *
    2. Initiate the plan of care under doctor’s orders. *
    3. Perform admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care, and discharge Oasis for the home care patient. *
    4. Observe, assess, and document symptoms. *
    5. Monitor reactions and patient progress. *
    6. Educate patients and caregivers on disease process, medications, plan of care, and individualized treatment plans. *
    7. Educate patients and caregiver on techniques for in home health care. *
    8. Coordinate patient services. *
    9. Supervise LVNs and HHA’s. *
    10. Notify the physician and other personnel (DON, PT, Case Manager) of change in the patient’s condition. *
    11. Perform skill outline in the agency’s approved policy and procedure manual. *
    12. Discharge the patient from skilled nursing services when the discharge criteria have been met. *
    13. Case conference clinicians providing care to ensure coordination of care. *
    14. Update clinical records according to policy and procedures. *
    15. Update knowledge and skills by attending in-service programs, continuing education programs, seminars, and self-study programs annually. *
    16. Provide onsite supervision of LVN/HHA. *
    17. Adhere to Medicaid and Medicare regulations. *

    Qualifications

    Qualifications/Educational Requirements

     

    1. Be a registered nurse (R.N.) with a current license.
    2. Minimum of one year of nursing experience as a R.N.
    3. Work positively and favorably with patients, families, and staff.

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