Home Health Registered Nurse (RN)
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Home Health Registered Nurse
Location: Boise, ID
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: 85,000 to 90,000 per year
Our Client is seeking Full Time Registered Nurses to join their team. The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home health care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities. They offer good work-life balance, autonomy, opportunity for bonuses, have open door policy, good communication and a family atmosphere.
Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
Maintains a current CPR certification.
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Minimum of two years experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health, home care nursing is preferred.
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising aides.
Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications, nursing skills per competency checklist.
Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.
Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing assessment of patient and family to determine home health needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process.
Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
Writing and initiating plan of care
Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative 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 in the physician’s plan of care.
Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given. Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.
Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders as required.
Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.
Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers. Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.
Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.
Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and home health Interdisciplinary Group Members to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver.
Attends interdisciplinary group meetings.
Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required.
Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and inservice classes.
Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments.
Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
About Our Client:
Since 2004, our client has been a cornerstone in the Treasure Valley, offering essential home health and hospice services. Beyond the norm, they specialize in programs such as Massage Therapy, Speech Therapy, Urinary Incontinence, and Transitions. Proud participants in the 'We Honor Veterans' Program and honored as the '2016 Top 10 Best Places to Work,' they embody where compassionate care intersects with excellence. Their mission, to "positively affect the lives we touch," fuels their commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare services to the Treasure Valley community. They prioritize best practices across all service dimensions, supporting not only their patients and their families but also the broader communities they serve. As a trusted healthcare resource, they take pride in contributing to the overall well-being of the community.
Burns Recruitment & HR ConsultingBoise, ID
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