RN- Per Diem-On- Call/Home Visits Nurse (Home Care) Manhattan, NY
Healthcare - Nursing
21 Warren St
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Humana Cares/Senior Bridge Care Management is seeking passionate, RN Home Care Clinical Educator/On-Call Nurse professional and leaders dedicated to delivering the highest quality in-home care management programs to complex chronically ill members enrolled in large health plans and managed care programs.
As a RN Home Care /On-Call Nurse you will provide direct care to members and their families according to the established plan of care. As a RN Home Care /On-Call Nurse you will provide a multidisciplinary approach to care.
The RN Home Care /On-Call Nurse position includes the following:
* Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es); * Serves as case manager in all cases nursing and therapy for which he / she may be conducting assessments and visits; * Is responsible for the clinical record for each patient receiving nursing services; * Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs; * Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change; * Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis; * Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process; * Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician; * Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs; * Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care. * Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient. * Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload. * Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty (60) days; assures that progress reports are made to the physician, physician assistant, or advanced nurse practitioner when the patient's condition changes or there are deviations from the plan of care; * Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports any changes in the patient's condition; obtains/receives physician's orders as required. * Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan. * Nurses that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available. * Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.
* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One (1) to two (2) years of recent acute care, certified home health experience in an institutional setting. * Current licensure in state and CPR certification. * One (1) year of home health care experience. * Clinical Education experience * Prior experience in educating clinical staff including regulatory compliance and/or quality assurance experience preferred * Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising home health aides. * Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist. * Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order; * This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB. * Working knowledge of computer systems; * Knowledge of regulations and understanding of meeting state and federal requirements for respective services a plus; * Excellent verbal and written communication skills; * Sensitivity to cultural diversity and to making accommodation available to provide services to a diverse population; * Ability to work well under pressure; critical thinker; * This role is a part of Humana's Driver Safety program and therefore requires and individual to have a valid state driver's license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,00 limits. * Must be able to participate in our on-call rotation *
* Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing * Private Pay Home Care experience * Care Management Certification * Enthusiastic, positive thinker with effective organization and communication skills * Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team * Experience/contacts with community based organization *
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