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Verified Pay $52+ per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Overland Park, Kansas

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Job Description

***Now Hiring*** Home Health RN in the Overland Park, KS & surrounding area. Please review and APPLY NOW to Mike Richardson 586-710-7969

 

RN Home Health

 

Primary functions of the Registered Nurse are to administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team patient/family and referring agency and assume the responsibility for coordination of care.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Assess home health and/or hospice patients in stable and emergent situations to identify the physical psychosocial and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation clinical record case conference team report and evaluations.
  • Implement develop document and evaluate the Plan of Care POC to ensure quality and continuity of care.
  • Obtain data on physical psychological social spiritual and cultural factors that may influence patient/family health status and incorporate that data in to the Plan of Care POC.
  • Assure continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation. Maintain up-to-date patient records so that all visits contacts problems plans actions and goals are accurately and clearly stated and changes are reflected as they occur.
  • Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the Patient OSHA.
  • Educates patients and/or their families regarding care diet medications home safety etc. Uses teaching methods appropriate to the age condition culture and assessed learning-readiness of the patient and/or family members. Consistently teaches and promotes self-care practices.
  • Supervise and provide clinical directions to the HHA/STNA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of service provided.
  • Assess and reassess pain. Utilize appropriate pain management techniques. Educate the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Arranges referrals to appropriate agencies when need exists.
  • Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payer.
  • Performs on-call responsibilities and provide on-call services to patients/families as assigned.
  • Provides effective communication and serves as a liaison to patients/family team members administration physicians and other health care professionals.
  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings and other meetings when necessary and appropriate.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

1. Demonstrated ability to assess and respond to the needs of patients and families in varied settings.

2. Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their family members and at all levels of the organization.

3. Knowledge of medications and their correct administration.

4. Must have knowledge of venipuncture and IV care

5. Is competent in 1 stage as appropriate measure and treat surgical wounds and decubiti 2 administer inhalation therapy 3 perform phlebotomy for outpatient lab testing and 4 develop and initiate bowel and/or bladder training programs for the home care and/or hospice patient in addition to all routine medical/surgical nursing skills.

6. Is competent in 1 care and maintenance of indwelling catheters and drains 2 safe use of all durable medical equipment routinely used in home setting and 3 safe use of restraints in the home under the orders of a physician

7. Ability to organize tasks develop action plans set priorities and function under stressful situations.

8. Maintains current licensure certifications and meets mandatory continuing education requirements.

9. Demonstrates commitment professional growth and competency.

10. Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally.

11. Ability to maintain confidentiality

12. Demonstrated ability to work independent and cooperatively as an effective team member.

 

 

Schedule Notes: Shift: M-F until shift is complete On call info: Every 5th week.

Travel Area: Home Travel role

 

Hours: 32 hours Guaranteed

 

Productivity Units: 28-30 units per week

Benefits available after 90 days

Pay Rate: $52+ per hour

13 week assignment with possibility for extension or conversion

 

 

Requirements:

Skills Homecare Homebase Software Experience

Required OASIS Experience

Required Current state license as a Registered Nurse

Required CHPN certification

Preferred Proof of current CPR certification

Required Current driver's license

Required Must have reliable transportation and insurance

Required 1-2 years experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting

Required 2 years Home health experience - Required.

IV Cert Required

 

 

Education

Graduate of an accredited Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program

Required Bachelors of Science in Nursing - Preferred

 

Homecare Homebase: 1 years Home Health Care: 1 years OASIS (Outcome and Assessment Information Set): 1 years

 

APPLY NOW to Mike Richardson 586-710-7969