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Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) - 5K Sign on Bonus

Comfort Care Home Health Services, LLC Huntsville, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

RN Case Manager - Huntsville Service Area.

  • General Description: Responsible for all home visit types and care coordination of the home health patient.

    REPORTS TO: Patient Care Coordinator

    GENERAL PURPOSE:

    Plans, organizes and directs home care services 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.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Graduate of a school of nursing program and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
    • One (1) year of nursing experience preferred.
    • Complies with acceptable professional standards and practice.
    • Demonstrates good communication and management skills.
    • Demonstrates autonomy, organization, assertiveness, flexibility, and cooperation in performing job responsibilities.
    • Must hold a current and valid CPR certification.
    • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or Company requirements and is in good working order.
    • Must be capable of performing the job functions of this position with or without accommodations.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    Patient Care

    • 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).
    • 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 plan of care, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventative and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
    • Initiates appropriate preventative 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.

    Communication

    • Prepares clinical notes and updates primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty (60) days.
    • 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.

    Additional Duties

    • 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.
    • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every fourteen (14) days.
    • Adhere to all of the Company’s policies and procedures.
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Comfort Care Home Health Services, LLC

Why Work Here?

We are a community of dedicated professionals that have a passion for providing services to those in need.

“A Community of Professionals Committed to Excellence in Service” We understand you have many choices about the place you work and the company you represent. We have a passion for providing services to those in need. Comfort Care is more than home health. Comfort Care provides care to families when they need it most, maintaining dignity and spirit. We want to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Through an environment of mutual respect and collaboration, we believe we do that. As dedicated professionals, we each have a commitment and obligation to serve our patients, our customers, our co-workers and Comfort Care to the best of our ability. We have individual responsibilities to uphold our respective professional standards of practice and our Company’s Code of Ethics. The goal of Comfort Care is to provide a work environment that we can be proud of and to have a sense of contribution to something greater than ourselves. We strive to create an environment that promotes teamwork, diversity, and excellent service. As a member of the Comfort Care family, we will do our best to empower you with tools, knowledge, and freedom to be successful. We will partner with you to provide opportunities for you to grow in your profession and we encourage you to contribute innovative ideas and suggestions. Listening to you begins our partnership philosophy. Many of Comfort Care’s systems, forms, and programs were developed from employee suggestions. Ralph Waldo Emerson said in a poem, “To know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived; this is success.” We have the privilege and the opportunity to touch people’s lives on a daily basis. Let us work together to make it the very best that we can. Comfort Care Home Health Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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1430 Paramount Drive Huntsville, AL 35806
Huntsville, AL
USA

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