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Verified Pay $85,000 to $100,000 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location New Haven, Connecticut

About this job

We are hiring for a full-time Home Health Registered Nurse to join our team at Patient Care in Trumbull, CT.

Typical coverage area includes but is not limited to: New Haven, North Haven, East Haven, West Haven, Milford, Orange, Branford, Hamden, Ansonia, & Seymour

Compensations based on experience, skillset, and types of cases seen. Typical annual pay ranges from $85,000 to $100,000 per year. Please ask recruiter for more details!

At Patient Care, a part of LHC Group we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people.

We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you!

  • employee wellness programs 
  • flexibility for true work-life balance
  • holidays & paid time off
  • continuing education & career growth opportunities 
  • company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals

Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today!

 

LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.

Patient Care is part of the LHC Group family of providers – the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: “It's all about helping people.”


1. Clinical Competence

  • Initiates, develops, implements, and makes necessary revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other health care professionals involved in care.
  • Directly and/or indirectly supervises care provided by the home health aides and licensed practical vocational nurses, provides instruction as appropriate, and assigns tasks according to State and federal regulations. Also provides required supervisory visits.

2. Documentation and Care Delivery

  • Provides high quality clinical services within the scope of practice and within infection control standards, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.
  • Accurately and timely completes the comprehensive assessments (OASIS) including medication reconciliation.
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents patient visits per policy, and payer requirements and syncs timely per LHC policy.

3. Quality

  • Makes the initial and/or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by payer source, accurately determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State specific guidelines with the physician, and submits accurate documentation.
  • Communicates relevant information timely and effectively with appropriate agency staff including but not limited to: any patient care issues or needs, visit assignments, dates of scheduled visits, and schedule changes to scheduler, orders and OASIS data sets, coding requests, schedule home visits, to coordinate care with other clinicians, Communicates timely and effectively with physicians, patients, and family members to ensure quality care and service excellence. 

4. Professionalism (on time, completes training, compliant) 

  • Comes to work each day with a positive attitude, willing to help the patient and agency in any way they can. Is open to learning new skills.
  • Is punctual for all meetings and actively participates in all meetings including case conferences. This includes having a camera on for video meetings.

5. Teamwork (on call, productivity)

  • Takes direction from Clinical Director and Executive Director professionally and completes tasks assigned timely, including required learning. This includes all other duties as assigned.
  • Assists in the orientation of new agency personnel and serves as a preceptor to other staff and students. Actively participates in the survey/survey readiness activities, performance improvement plan including but not limited to: constantly works to reduce unnecessary patient hospitalizations, improve patient safety, and implements processes and best practices to ensure positive patient outcomes.
  • Participates in on-call rotation and weekend rotation as needed to meet patient needs.
  • Adheres to and participates in the agency's utilization management model.

 


License Requirements

  • Current RN licensure in state of practice
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation