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Registered Nurse (RN)-Home Health/Hospice

Company: Clark Fork Valley Hospital
Location: Plains
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Working in Home Health & Hospice is satisfying for many reasons. You make your own schedule, you get one patient in front of you at a time, and you get to case manage the patient in a holistic manner that is not always possible in the often frenetic pace of hospital bedside nursing. Western Montana is beautiful and unspoiled, and the "windscreen time" spent traveling to patient's homes is sprinkled delightfully throughout your days. Customized orientation is available for those new to Home Health & Hospice nursing. Check us out! -This positions is eligible for sign on bonus and relocation assistance. -SUMMARY Provides skilled nursing visits to Home Health and Hospice patients in the home setting and acts as the nurse case manager assigned to the patient. - This is accomplished by the utilization the nursing process of assessment, planning and implementation of care, including patient/family instruction and evaluation.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Administers and manages prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques, within their scope of practice and notifies the provider when appropriate.
  • Documents care completely, accurately and timely in the appropriate health record.
  • Initiates/participates in the implementation of individualized patient/resident/ family education plans.
  • Creates/manages the patient care plans according to the individualized needs of the patient/resident.
  • Demonstrates competencies within their scope of practice.
  • Follows all standards that are applicable to their specialty or area of work.
  • Adheres to recognized infection control standards.
  • Participates in departmental and hospital wide quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) activities.
  • Responsible for oversight of the certified nursing assistants (CNA) where applicable by law and licensed practical nurses (LPN).
  • Professionally conveys clinical information to other team members.
  • Completes charge responsibilities as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Associates degree from an accredited RN program; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Clark Fork Valley Hospital, Coeur d'Alene , Registered Nurse (RN)-Home Health/Hospice, Healthcare , Plains, Idaho

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