RN Staff /Field Nurse-Maury Co.
|Employment Type:||Part Time|
|Description:||Provides hands on care to each assigned patient. Supervises and teaches team members, including RNís, LPNís and HHAís in the efficient and effective delivery of quality patient care. |
This is a part-time, 3 day a week position. Coverage area will include Maury, Hickman, and Dickson counties.
|Duties:||-Accepts patient care reports and patient assignments from the Primary Nurse and/or Case Manager for all patients assigned. Coordinates with the Primary Nurse and/or Case Manager timely completion of assigned visits and submission of the required documentation. |
-Provides frequent communication to the Case Manager, physicians, other team members, etc., and the patient/family in efforts to coordinate changes in patient care and assures appropriate follow-up and supporting documentation is done.
-Assigns, develops, supervises and evaluates personal care services provided by the staff in accordance with organizational policies, procedures and processes and Medicare/State regulations. Develops and revises, when indicated, the personal care-care plan for each patient receiving care.
-Makes assigned patient care visits in accordance with physician orders. Completes supporting documentation in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to; visit report, OASIS assessment, care plan/plan of care revisions, medication profile, progress notes, revisions to the plan of treatment for recertification, discharge/transfer summary, etc.
|Qualifications:||-Registered Nurse, currently licensed in the state of Tennessee.|
-Current valid Tennessee driverís license.
-Must be able to provide direct patient care and take on-call.
-Working knowledge of the home health care program and previous experience providing home health visits preferred.
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