Providence Health & Services RN - Home Health in Hood River, Oregon
Providence is calling a RN - Home Health Services (0.6 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Home Health / Hospice of the Gorge team based in Hood River, OR
We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health Services who will be under the direction of the MCH/Home Health Clinical Supervisor and on order of the physician, is accountable for direct and indirect quality care for patients of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Accept professional development as an integral part of nursing practice. Coordinate patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship. Upholds the standards of confidentiality, attendance and punctuality.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
In accordance with the physician's referral order, makes the initial visit to the patient in their place of residence
Utilize the nursing process, assesses patient status, intervenes appropriately, and evaluates patient response
Confer with physicians and other professionals to develop and maintain the Treatment Plan and Plan of Care
Submit to the physician the total treatment plan for review and a patient's nursing care plan and progress report as often as severity demands, but at least every 62 days
Maintain patient clinical records in accordance with regulatory standards
Perform procedures and treatments according to accepted department and professional standards
Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient and caregivers regarding nursing care and other related problems of the patient in the home
Assign, provide written instruction and supervises the Home Health Aide and appropriately delegates tasks to patient caregivers
Coordinate care through interdisciplinary conferencing among all services involved on a case-by-case basis
Manage an assigned patient caseload that includes patients requiring a broad spectrum of care, who reside in a variety of environments, and may reside in a wide geographical area
Be responsible to learn and maintain current knowledge base of payor and department reimbursement requirements and processes
Meet or exceed department productivity standard as defined in the Home Health policy by practicing good organizational and time management skills
Per Home Health policy, works assigned hours including rotating through weekend shifts and after hours call
Maintain professional expertise through attending mandatory department in-services and satisfactorily performing skills competencies
Participate in the Continuous Quality Assurance process as defined in the department CQI plan
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Valid Oregon nursing license
Current CPR certification
Valid driver's license
Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire
One (1) year of medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting for Home Health RN
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Job Category: Home Health Nursing
Location: Oregon-Hood River
Req ID: 266130