Full-time Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health
Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Posted on: May 24, 2020
Overview Immediately Hiring Nationwide Full-time Home Health
Visiting RN - $1,000 Sign On Bonus ** Providing skilled home visits
in and around Southern Orlando & Osceola County Nurse on Call -
Home Healthcare by Brookdale, is a Medicare certified agency
providing home healthcare services. We take pride in our strong
reputation for furnishing the high quality skilled nursing,
rehabilitation and related services that our patients and their
families and physicians expect and deserve. We enrich lives every
day. Make Lives Better Including Your Own. The happiness of those
we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so youll
receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with
additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will
be challenging yet rewarding. But youll earn more than a paycheck;
you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing
programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional
needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and
the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.
Responsibilities Provides coordinated skilled nursing care to
patients of all age groups, on an intermittent basis in the home.
Demonstrates accountability and responsibility in collaborating
with the interdisciplinary team to establish and achieve patient
goals and maintain high quality patient care. Performs in
accordance with physicians orders and under the supervision of the
Manager, Clinical Services.
- Assesses home care patients identifying physical, psychosocial
and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical
records, case conferences, team reports, call-in logs and on-site
- Completes OASIS, assessment and visit paperwork according to
agency policy. Assures clinical notes accurately indicate
continuing communication and coordination of services with the
physician, other interdisciplinary team members and
- Communicates significant findings, problems and changes to
Manager, Clinical Services and physician, and documents all
findings, communications, and appropriate interventions.
- Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in identifying,
reporting and documenting problems, adverse reactions or possible
complications related to patient care. Recognizes and reports life
threatening situations and responds appropriately. Recommends and
incorporates other disciplines in the care of the patient, as
needed, and under the direction of the referring physician.
- Participates in the development and implementation of the Plan
of Care to ensure quality and continuity of care and appropriate
discharge planning. Establishes Plan of Care in coordination with
the physician, patient, family and interdisciplinary team members.
Incorporates long and short term goals established in the Plan of
Care into nursing care, as evidenced by documentation in visit
- Supervises and provides clinical direction to home health aides
and LPNs/LVNs to ensure quality and continuity of services
- Participates in interdisciplinary patient care conferences and
Agency Performance Improvement processes.
- Receives referrals from physicians, hospitals, clinics,
patients, families and other agencies when needed and notifies
agency personnel on a timely basis.
- Assures the continuity of patient care and coordination of
services through delivery of quality patient care. Performs in a
manner that is consistent with current standards of practice and
with the Agencys policies and procedures. Follows all infection
control and universal precautions guidelines/standards per agency
- Responsible for participating in on-call rotation and emergency
call according to agency policy.
- Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency.
Strives to continually improve nursing knowledge base through
individual research, reading, attendance at workshops/professional
conferences and professional organizations. This job description
represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above
referenced position. It is not intended to represent a
comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform
all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor. Qualifications
Education and Experience Graduate of an accredited school of
professional nursing and a minimum of one or more years of home
health, public nursing or acute hospital nursing experience, in
addition to one year Medicare Home Health experience. Familiar with
Medicare home health regulations, documentation requirements,
ICD-10 coding and PPS (Strongly preferred). Demonstrates the
ability to make appropriate judgments based on sound knowledge of
nursing principles, procedures and elements of patient teaching.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements Maintains
Continuing Education Units for licensure renewal, as applicable to
state regulations. Reliable transportation and proof of valid
automobile liability insurance. Must have valid drivers license.
Current BCLS Certification prior to providing patient care.
Management/Decision Making Uses limited independent judgment to
make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines.
Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows
when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them
personally. Knowledge and Skills Has a working knowledge of a skill
or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall
understanding of the work environment and process. Has working
knowledge of the organization. Expresses verbal and written
communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner. Ability
to maintain privacy and confidentiality with regard to patient,
staff and agency information. Identifies and resolves problems in a
timely manner. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities.
Possesses the ability to make independent decisions when
circumstances warrant such action. Demonstrates an interest in
working with a senior population. Ability to establish an effective
working relationship with all departments and the community.
Excellent organizational and follow-through skills. Physical
Demands and Working Conditions
- Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
- Reach with hands and arms
- Climb or balance
- Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl
- Talk or hear
- Taste or smell
- Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
- Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
- Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure
- On-Call on an as needed basis
- Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
- Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting
- Exposure to latex
- Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
- Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or
- Requires Travel: Frequently Brookdale is an equal opportunity
employer and a drug-free workplace. Schedule: Regular
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