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Registered Nurse- Weekend

Company: St. Vincent Charity Home Care
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Agency: St. Vincent Charity Home Care Our culture and people are what set us apart from other post-acute care providers. We're dedicated to the growth and development of our team to set them up for success. We CARE for our patients like they are our own FAMILY. HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE: As a Registered Nurse (RN) the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our patients. Our nurses give our patients the greatest gift - the ability to spend enhanced quality time with their loved ones in their preferred environment. As a RN you will have the opportunity to provide one on one patient care and work at the top of your license. You will utilize your leadership skills in coordinating care and provide home-based nursing care for patients as directed by an attending physician. You'll be part of an interdisciplinary team that focuses on providing compassionate quality care and producing positive outcomes for your patient population. Interacting with patients' families while caring for your patients and experiencing the rewarding privilege to be part of every step of their recovery journey. Home care provides context and real-world perspective about what will really help patients restore their health. WHAT WE OFFER: We make it easy to do your job and have competitive financial incentives. On a pay per visit model, the more visits you make, the more you will earn And we pay by the mile and have bonus opportunities. Our schedules are flexible, and you'll have the support of a whole team, from scheduling to patient admissions. Our benefits package is also competitive in the market. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you. Eligible teammates will also receive paid time off, opportunity to participate in 401k, company paid life insurance and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program. HOW YOU'LL WORK: You'll provide skilled nursing care in a patient's home as directed by the attending physician. You will work autonomously, so you need to be efficient in managing your time. You'll be responsible for all practices and duties within the scope of practice outlined by the state. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Plan of Care: Observe and monitor patient conditions and perform OASIS assessments (If you don't already know this assessment, we will teach you) to develop an individualized care plan and adjust as needs change. Minimize Patient Risk: Administers medication as prescribed by the physician and helps decrease re-hospitalizations by prioritizing visits for high-risk patients. Continuity of Care: Manage multi-disciplinary care as applicable while promoting continuity of care with appropriate admissions, transfers, and discharges. Family Educator/Advocate: Educate the patient and family on the disease processes using teach back methods to ensure patient and family understanding. Policies: Completes all clinical documentation following agency protocol and Medicare/Federal guidelines. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and physicians to ensure optimal care is provided. Rules and Regulations: understand and follow agency policies, procedures, rules, and regulations and communicate changes in schedule/availability to schedulers or supervisors. Operations: Attend in-service training and mandatory agency meetings HARD & SOFT SKILLS: Compassionate communicator with a positive attitude Patience is a virtue when working with patients, families, physicians, and coworkers Attention to detail is critical, as is being observant and following directions REQUIREMENTS Registered Nurse with current license in the state of employment Minimum one-year experience as an RN in an acute care setting Home care experience preferred Valid driver's license and auto insurance in your name as a driver Capable of all physical demands We are proud to be part of the Alternate Solutions Health Network family. We'll help you put your passion for patient care to work. Apply today We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Vincent Charity Home Care, Birmingham , Registered Nurse- Weekend, Healthcare , Cleveland, Alabama

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