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Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice

Company: American Home Health Care
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Job TypeFull-time, Part-timeJob Pay:$ 50- $70 an hour$100 - $200 Per VisitAmerican Hospice and Home Health Services is currently seeking a Full Time or Part Time RN to service Alameda County. Negotiable to salary, hourly, and per-visit pay rates depending on experience.Job description:The Registered Nurse is a professional nurse who coordinates and directs the home care patient's care based on individual patient needs. The RN is responsible for the independent management of the Home Health/Hospice patient population requiring the use of advanced assessment, teaching and decision-making skills. The nurse is responsible for ensuring that appropriate referrals to other services are made, interdisciplinary conferencing takes place regularly, and appropriate documentation is completed. Relevant knowledge and experience is consistently applied to new patient populationsOur Hospice Care Mission is to provide compassionate and quality end of life care and grief support to patients and their families. We provide emotional comfort to patients, families and caregivers during the last phase of one's life.Our Home Health Care Mission is to provide professional and paraprofessional services to patients in their homes, assisting them to achieving the highest level of potential in their day-to-day activities.Requirements:Responsibilities and Duties:

  • The Home Health Primary Nurse must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Provides comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation for a caseload of home care clients as the primary nurse.
  • Maintains a complete record for the care that is given with the patient. Documents in the clinical record per home health agency policy and procedure.
  • Maintains an updated clinical record on each patient at all times, meeting required deadlines for documentation of certification, re-certification, aide supervision reports, aide care plan updates, routine recording of case coordination, care plan updates, addressing progress toward goals, and verbal orders.
  • Accurately completes admission and revisit documentation, documentation of completed communications, billing and employee statistical information, and payroll documentation.
  • Documents patient, family and caregiver teaching.Patient Care:
    • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
    • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
    • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
    • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
    • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.Additional Duties:
      • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
      • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
      • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.Licenses Required:
        • Current RN License in State of California
        • Minimum 1 year experience as a professional nurse within the last three years. Experience must be at least in the area of public health, home care or hospice nursing.
        • Current CPR
        • Licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements.This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
          • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
          • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
          • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in directionEnvironment:
            • Home Health
            • Community based services
            • Hospice at HomeWork Remotely
              • NoPI201670988

Keywords: American Home Health Care, Concord , Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice, Other , Concord, California

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