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Registered Nurse - Full Time - Home Health

Company: The Care Team Home Health & Hospice
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Care Team The care you deserve and the support you need.Come join our growing team! The Care Team Home Health is looking for a Full-time Nurse to care for patients in Jackson, MI, and surrounding areas. We specialize in providing Home Care in the home and facilities. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity, we encourage you to apply today. A member of the recruiting team will be in contact with you to discuss this opportunity in more detail. At the Care Team we offer:

  • Engaging Company Culture
  • Competitive Compensation and Excellent Benefits
  • Growth from within through training, supportive leadership, and collaboration with the best of the best in your field
  • Independence, Autonomy, and Flexibility!
  • Innovation and industry-leading systems and technologyAs a member of The Care Team, you will enjoy a wealth of great benefit choices including:
    • A full benefits package including Health, dental, and vision
    • 401k with company match
    • Generous Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Flexible spending
    • Company Paid and optional Life and Long-Term Disability, Short Term Disability
    • Accident Coverage
    • Tuition ReimbursementIn this role as a Registered Nurse, you will play a critical role in the lives of patients by helping them improve their overall help in utilizing a holistic approach.The Home Health Registered Nurse will provide individualized, one-on-one care to patients within a home-based setting. This includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of individualized patient care plans. The RN will help to educate patients and their families on how to follow their care plans as well as provide nursing care to patients. In this position, you will act as an advocate for patient welfare, and serve as a liaison between patients, their families, and healthcare providers.Nurses that thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy a balance of independence, mixed with a collaborative team-based approached to care, are highly encouraged to inquire.KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Complete initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of patients needs
      • Develop, implement and evaluate patients plan of care
      • Collect accurate OASIS data at time appropriate periods.
      • Verbalize and demonstrate an understanding of the medication reconciliation process.
      • Provide appropriate documentation of follow-up with the patients physician to resolve any medication discrepancies and/or report significant findings.
      • Assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
      • Provide patient with the required written information: Visit schedule, including frequency of visits; patient medication schedule/instructions; which medications will be administered by the nurse; any treatments; any other pertinent instruction/s; and any new orders/treatments with date.
      • Document wound measurements with each comprehensive assessment and weekly thereafter.
      • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety, quality and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
      • Initiate needed referrals to other disciplines and/or community resources.
      • Notify the physician with changes in the patients status, orders obtained are documented as well as any follow-up
      • Coordinate care among all disciplines assigned to the patient, including the home health aide, to discuss multidisciplinary team responsibilities, patient progress, plans for continued care, new problems, discharge planning, etc.
      • Promote patient/family education using various verbal and written communication techniques that consider the patients/families cultural, ethnic and/or personal needs or preferences.
      • Supervise Home Health Aides
      • Monitor and evaluate LPNs performance in the provision of services, provision of treatments, patient education, communication with the RN, and data collection regarding the patients status and health needs as delegated by the RN.
      • Perform admission assessments
      • Participate in agency mandated activities, i.e., in-services, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI); staff meetings.
        • RN License (Required)
        • Driver's License (Required)
        • Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)
        • Home Health: 1 year (Preferred)
        • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
        • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
        • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills; nursing skills per competency checklist
        • Ability to organize and prioritize workload independentlyRegulatory Requirements
          • Valid RN License
          • TB testing per Agency policy
          • Valid state drivers license and reliable automobile
          • Proof of current automobile insurance

Keywords: The Care Team Home Health & Hospice, Ann Arbor , Registered Nurse - Full Time - Home Health, Healthcare , Jackson, Michigan

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