The purpose of this position is to provide skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing service in accordance with physician's orders and in compliance with state and federal regulations. Responsible for supervision of clinical staff in the provision of care to patients.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.
Perform and complete nursing assessment.
Evaluate the learning ability and knowledge of the patient and caregiver to determine what teaching will be required.
Evaluate the patient's environment to determine what assistance will be available and what assistance will be needed.
Develop and individualized plan of care based on assessment findings, supporting documentation, and
physician's orders for each patient.
Supervise and evaluate the care provided by the certified nursing assistant as needed and at a minimum of every fourteen days.
Conduct monthly licensed practical nursing's supervisory visits.
Make recommendations and demonstrate follow-up on assessment findings appropriately.
Complete OASIS assessments accurately according to company policies.
Demonstrate knowledge of Medicare guidelines.
Submit clear, accurate and appropriate documentation according to company policy. Incorporate new technologies and interventions for patient care.
Participate with the staff, patient/representative(s) and physician in discharge planning activities and completes the physical therapy discharge summary according to company policy.
Must be willing to travel to other office locations to assist with staffing if needed.
Meet productivity standards.
Assist with orientation of new staff members as needed.
Participate in inter-disciplinary case conference and collaborate with members of the health care team to accomplish patient care goals.
Participate in rotating on call schedule.
Comply with state and federal regulations.
Access, monitor, document and report progress of the patient's health and condition using required documents, reports or timelines per company policy.
Collaborate with physicians, patient/representative(s), nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the care team to develop and implement a patient individualized plan of care/treatment plan.
Communicate information effectively to supervisor and others in a timely manner.
Maintain proficiency with computer systems.
Knowledgeable of current Company policies and procedures and state and federal regulations.
Maintain confidentiality of records, correspondence, etc. Attend meetings and in-services as requested.
Abide by all policies and procedures set forth by the Company.
Ensure protection of confidential information that is stored, handled, or maintained by following Company policies and procedures related to confidentiality and/or HIPAA regulations.
Other duties as assigned.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintain and established work schedule.
Effective interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy. Effective organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through. Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
One (1) year experience as a Registered Nurse, preferred.
Acute care experience3 with the adult population in a medical-surgical environment. Previous home health or hospice experience preferred.
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (BSN Preferred)
Current Registered Nursing License
Current CPR Certification.
Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work.
Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
Advanced Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Access, Power Point and Word
Ability to learn HRIS and/or applicant tracking systems
Standard Office Equipment
Job may require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling.
Work is typically performed in a standard office environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature controlled; above-average conversational noise is frequent.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working safely and follow safety rules.
Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors.
Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
Does not have direct supervisory responsibility.
Must possess the ability to provide training, work direction and/or problem solving for other Human Resource team members.
Supervisor frequently determines priorities.
Analytical Thinking: Able to gather and analyze data and reach appropriate conclusion; Solves problems in a timely manner.
Customer Service: Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to customer's needs.
Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions and results; Able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.
Attendance: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered; Arrives at meetings on time.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly; Listens and gets clarification.
Ethical Behavior: Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations; Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information. Treats others with respect.
Initiative: Seeks increased responsibility; Sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals.
Job and Industry Knowledge: Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry; Seeks additional information.
Productivity and Quality of Work: Maintains high level of performance while demonstrating commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.
Teamwork: Displays ease working with others; Contributes ideas and skills to team; Puts success of team above own interests.
- Associates degree or better
- Previous Hospice preferred
Licenses & Certifications
- Driver License
- CPR Certification
- Registered Nurse
- Automobile Insurance
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