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Registered Nurse - Home Care

Faithful Home Care Solutions Glenside, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $65,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description

To provide nursing care in accordance with the patient's plan of care to include comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the patient’s condition, health promotion and prevention coordination of services, teaching and training activities and direct nursing care.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinates total patient care by conducting comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring the patient's condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services and teaching and training activities.

Performs admission, transfer, and re-certification, resumption of care and discharge OASIS for the home care patient.

Coordinates patient services.

Discusses with the appropriate supervisor the need for the involvement of other members of the health team such as the Home Health Aide, the Physical Therapist, the Speech Therapist, the Occupational Therapist, The Medical Social Worker, etc.

Participates in the patient’s discharge planning process.

COORDINATES THE ADMISSION OF A PATIENT TO THE AGENCY

Conducts an initial and ongoing comprehensive assessment of the patient’s needs, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessments at appropriate time points.

Obtains a medical history from the patient and/or a family member particularly as it relates to the present condition.

Conducts a physical examination of the patient, including vital signs, physical assessment, mental status, appetite and type of diet, etc.

Explains nursing and other Agency services to patients and families as a part of planning for care.

PROVIDES SKILLED NURSING CARE AS OUTLINED IN THE NURSING CARE PLAN

Nursing services, treatments and preventative procedures requiring substantial specialized skill and ordered by the physician.

 

JOB CONDITIONS

Must have a driver’s license and be willing and able to drive to patient’s residences.

The ability to access patients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required.  Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient's condition and to perform and demonstrate patient care.

EQUIPMENT OPERATION

Thermometer, B/P cuff, glucometer, penlight, hand washing materials.

COMPANY INFORMATION

Has access to all patient medical records, personnel records and patient financial accounts which may be discussed with the Administrator.

QUALIFICATIONS

1.     Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.

2.     Must be licensed in Pennsylvania as a Registered Nurse.

3.     Must have a working knowledge of home health care and the principles and techniques of professional nursing and required documentation that pertains to it. .

 

Company Description
Faithful Home Care is committed to excellence, believes in an empowered workforce, accentuates teamwork, believes in the development of our staff, provides training and emphasizes the importance of honesty, integrity, loyalty and serving with compassion. Taking care of the elderly, sickly and disabled is our ministry.

Faithful Home Care Solutions

Why Work Here?

At FHCS, we believe our staff is our most valuable resource. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, work-life balance, flexible schedules.

Faithful Home Care is committed to excellence, believes in an empowered workforce, accentuates teamwork, believes in the development of our staff, provides training and emphasizes the importance of honesty, integrity, loyalty and serving with compassion. Taking care of the elderly, sickly and disabled is our ministry.

Address

1 Chesney Lane
Glenside, PA
USA

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