Registered Nurse Home Health
Company: Addus HomeCare
Posted on: January 25, 2023
May be eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus (fulltime)
POSITION SUMMARY: This position delivers professional nursing care
to patients in accordance with the established plan of care and
Company policies and procedures. Provides care consistent with all
relevant professional standards and state and federal
Assess, plan and intervene using the nursing process to meet the
patient's health care needs.
Observe and report any signs or symptoms indicative of changes in
condition of the patient and family situation. Document such
reports and observations in the clinical record and notify
Perform assigned nursing procedures, including the administration
of treatments and medications in the care of the patient, in
accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and the plan of
Teach the patients/caregivers appropriate self-care techniques.
Notify the Case Manager, physicians, and families of changes in the
Perform LPN and Home Health Aide supervisory visits, in accordance
with state regulations, to evaluate competency and provide
Maintain data collection, recording, and reporting systems to
ensure proper service, uniform accounting, data collection, and
measurement of outcomes.
Communicate potential risk management issues and report abuse or
unsafe/illegal practice as required by law.
Attend and participate in multi-disciplinary patient case
conferences, staff meetings and in-service education programs as
Work with patient, family and health care team members effectively
to coordinate patient care.
Participate in the on-call schedule and weekends/after hour visits,
Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to
access to sensitive information.
Maintain regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is
flexible to meet the needs of the agency.
Follow all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and
Abide by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS COMPETENCIES:
Graduate from an accredited registered nursing program
Licensed as a RN in the state of practice
At least one (1) year clinical practical nursing experience
preferably in intensive care, rehabilitation or medical surgical
Home health experience preferred
Ability to make home visits and provide nursing care in the home
Ability to complete necessary documentation appropriately, legibly
Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary
to complete job responsibilities
Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and
appropriate automobile insurance; or ability to take public
Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
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