Home Health Registered Nurse - Phoenixville Area

  • Exton, PA

Compensation

: $69,820.00 - $96,690.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Job Description:

Overview Brookdale Home Health is looking for a full time Home Health Registered Nurse as our services grow within the Chester County - Phoenixville and surrounding area. Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you'll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there's a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care. 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 physician's 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 evaluations. * 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 patient/family/caregiver. * 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 notes. * Supervises and provides clinical direction to home health aides and LPNs/LVNs to ensure quality and continuity of services provided. * 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 Agency's policies and procedures. Follows all infection control and universal precautions guidelines/standards per agency policy. * 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 driver's 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 thby Jobble

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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