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Home Health Registered Nurses Needed

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Lee, Collier
(239) 673-6172
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HomeCare Staffing Services is looking for a Medicare Home Health Registered Nurse. Please review position responsibilities before you apply with us! Please fax resume to (239) 673-6172 Email to Or give us a call at (239) 673-6165 POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinates total patient care by conducting comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring the client's condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services and teaching and training activities 2. Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing service to the patient and family 3. Prepares and presents patient's record to the Clinical Record Review Committee as indicated 4. Consults with the attending physician concerning alterations of Patient Care Plans, checks with the appropriate supervisor and makes changes, as appropriate 5. Submits clinical notes no less often than weekly, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered as indicated 6. Submits a tally of patient care visits made each day 7. Participates in case conferences, discusses with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and how they may best be handled 8. Discusses 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. 9. Obtains orders for paraprofessional service and submits a referral to the appropriate personnel 10. Participates in the patient's discharge planning process 11. Cooperates with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan 12. Participates in staff development meeting 13. Continually strives 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 14. Participates in the development and periodic revision of the physician's Plan of Treatment and processes change orders as needed 15. Submits clinical notes within seventy-two (72) hours, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered 16. Participates in the patient's discharge planning process 17. Maintains an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy 18. May be requested by Director of Nursing to fill in for the other nurses COORDINATES THE ADMISSION OF A PATIENT TO THE AGENCY 1. Conducts an initial and ongoing comprehensive assessment of the client's needs, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessments at appropriate time points 2. Obtains a medical history from the patient and/or a family member particularly as it relates to the present condition

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