Registered Nurse - Home Health PPV

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Position Summary

The Registered Nurse - Home Health PPV is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the company, among all departments, and all external stakeholders. Primary functions are to plan, develop, implement, evaluate, organize and direct home care services with the interdisciplinary team including physician, patient/family, and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for the total provision of care.


Position Specific Responsibilities

  • Assesses home health patients to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations.
  • Case manages and provides clinical oversight and direction to the interdisciplinary team, physician, and family.
  • Implements/develops/documents the plan of care and revises as necessary.
  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA).
  • Supervises and provides directions to the HHA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of services provided.
  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation.
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors.
  • Performs on-call responsibilities and provides on-call service to patients/families, as assigned.
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited college/university; Associate or Bachelor's degree from School of Nursing required.
  • Two years of experience as a registered nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.
  • Current, unencumbered state license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current CPR certification.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

  • Current, unencumbered state license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current CPR certification.

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Company
Compassus
Posted
11/22/2021
Salary Range
$44,000.00 - 79,000.00
per Year
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Location
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216, US
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