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Registered Nurse - Home Health - Hutchinson - Part-Time

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose:To assure quality patient/client care and services are provided to in home clients. - Accountable for making decisions based on his/her educational preparation and experience in nursing. Essential Functions:

  • Performs assessments and procedures, which require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon principles of psychological, biological, physical and social sciences.
  • Develops working relationships with discharge planners and social service workers.
  • Assesses and reviews the matching of employee skills to client needs.
  • Visits in home clients to evaluate the quality of care being provided and reviews clinical notes.
  • Completes nursing initial and ongoing assessments of all in home clients within specified deadlines.
  • Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
  • Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).
  • Obtains physicians plans of treatment and orders, and initiates their execution.
  • Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
  • Counsels and educates the patient/client and family in meeting healthcare related needs.
  • Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing the patient's/client's progress.
  • Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient/client care and planning for discharge.
  • Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.
  • Supervises paraprofessional and licensed professional team members.
  • Secures equipment and supplies and coordinates placement for use in the home.
  • Refers to other services as needed.
  • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
  • Participates in in-services or training, as requested.
  • Participates in the Office's Emergency Preparedness program, as requested.
    • Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.
    • Uses clinical decision making to efficiently and effectively manage an assigned patient population.
    • Accesses personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Hutchinson , Registered Nurse - Home Health - Hutchinson - Part-Time, Healthcare , Hutchinson, Kansas

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