RN Staff /Field Nurse-Maury Co.
|Employment Type:||Full 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. |
|Duties:||-Accepts patient care reports and patient assignments from the Case Manager for all patients assigned. Coordinates with the 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.