Home Health RN
Company: Marvel Medical Staffing
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Primary functions of the Registered Nurse are to administer
skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of
residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team,
patient/family and referring agency and assume the responsibility
for coordination of care. Essential Functions:1. Assess home health
and/or hospice patients in stable and emergent situations to
identify the physical, psychosocial and environmental needs as
evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team
report and evaluations.2. Implement, develop, document and evaluate
the Plan of Care (POC) to ensure quality and continuity of care.3.
Obtain data on physical, psychological, social, spiritual and
cultural factors that may influence patient/family health status
and incorporate that data in to the Plan of Care (POC).4. Assure
continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate
documentation. Maintain up-to-date patient records so that all
visits, contacts, problems, plans, actions and goals are accurately
and clearly stated and changes are reflected as they occur.5.
Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both
the staff and the Patient (OSHA).6. Educates patients and/or their
families regarding care, diet, medications, home safety, etc. Uses
teaching methods appropriate to the age, condition, culture and
assessed learning-readiness of the patient and/or family members.
Consistently teaches and promotes self-care practices. 7. Supervise
and provide clinical directions to the HHA/STNA/LVN to ensure
quality and continuity of service provided.8. Assess and reassess
pain. Utilize appropriate pain management techniques. Educate the
patient and family regarding pain management.9. Arranges referrals
to appropriate agencies when need exists.10. Monitor assigned cases
to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payer.11.
Performs on-call responsibilities and provide on-call services to
patients/families as assigned.12. Provides effective communication
and serves as a liaison to patients/family, team members,
administration, physicians and other health care professionals. 13.
Attends interdisciplinary team meetings and other meetings when
necessary and appropriate.14. Performs other related duties as
assigned or requested. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:1. Demonstrated
ability to assess and respond to the needs of patients and families
in varied settings.2. Ability to communicate effectively with
patients and their family members and at all levels of the
organization.3. Knowledge of medications and their correct
administration.4. Must have knowledge of venipuncture and IV care5.
Is competent in (1) stage (as appropriate), measure and treat
surgical wounds and decubiti, (2) administer inhalation therapy,
(3) perform phlebotomy for outpatient lab testing, and (4) develop
and initiate bowel and/or bladder training programs for the home
care and/or hospice patient, in addition to all routine
medical/surgical nursing skills.6. Is competent in (1) care and
maintenance of indwelling catheters and drains, (2) safe use of all
durable medical equipment routinely used in home setting, and (3)
safe use of restraints in the home, under the orders of a
physician7. Ability to organize tasks, develop action plans, set
priorities and function under stressful situations.8. Maintains
current licensure certifications and meets mandatory continuing
education requirements.9. Demonstrates commitment, professional
growth and competency.10. Ability to work flexible schedule and
travel locally.11. Ability to maintain confidentiality12.
Demonstrated ability to work independent and cooperatively as an
effective team member.
Schedule Notes:**40 Hours Guaranteed**
M-F until visits are complete
On-Call: Occurs monthly
Required skills: HCHB, OASIS, Prior Home health
Coverage area: Johnson City, Hawkins, Washington, Johnson, Carter,
COVID Exemptions: Medical and religious forms accepted
Skills: Homecare Homebase Software Experience RequiredOASIS
Experience RequiredCurrent state license as a Registered Nurse -
RequiredCHPN certification - PreferredProof of current CPR
certification - RequiredCurrent driver s license - RequiredMust
have reliable transportation and insurance - Required1-2 years
experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting -
Required2+ years Home health experience Required.
Education: Graduate of an accredited Associate Degree in Nursing or
Nursing Diploma program - RequiredBachelors of Science in Nursing -
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Job Category: Clinical - Nursing - Travel
Keywords: Marvel Medical Staffing, Kingsport , Home Health RN, Healthcare , Kingsport, Tennessee
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