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Home Care RN

Salem, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Home Care Registered Nurse provides skilled nursing care in accordance with InnovAge policies and all applicable regulations to participants and performs related administrative tasks for InnovAge. Physical attendance at an InnovAge facility and/or an InnovAge participant home is essential to performing the job duties.

  • Triages participant and staff phone calls to s to determine the priority of care and routes accordingly.
  • Schedules outside appointments for participants when necessary.
  • Assists in the examination, testing, and treatment of participants.
  • Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries
  • Implements orders written by primary care physician(s).
  • Instruct participants and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
  • Schedules specialist and other appointments for participants and assists in hospital admissions.
  • Performs general nursing care on participants including administering prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Documents all necessary information and maintains participant medical record(s) and fulfills agency charting and reporting requirements.
  • Administers medications provide training in self-administration of all non-scheduled medications and monitors medication compliance.
  • Provides health counseling to participants and their families on an individual or group basis.
  • Assists in the examination, assessment, evaluation testing, and treatment of participants.
  • Observes, record, and report participant’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians
  • Perform nursing care to clients in their place of residence.
  • Assess and re-assess participants to determine individual needs and to ensure the least restrictive environment.
  • Assesses participants to determine a change in condition that necessitates a change in the level of care and coordinates the plan of care with Home Care resources.
  • Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes for each client visit and summaries of care conferences for clients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
  • Conducts client care conferences on clients assigned to his/her care.
  • Participates in peer review and quality management as assigned.
  • Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.
  • Processes orders and notifies physicians of client needs and changes in condition. Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries.
  • Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual client.
  • Ensure that quality care is delivered by the home care team to site participants via periodic participant/caregiver inquiry, intermittent review of the care plan, and trending of data from various reports/supervisory visits in collaboration with the Home Care Manager.
  • Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, and Medical Social Worker for those clients requiring their specialized skills.
  • Supervises the LPN every 30 days and supervises the HHA/CNA every 14 days (or per regulatory requirements) and teaches other nursing personnel.
  • Additional work functions and duties may be assigned


  • Associate’s degree in nursing
  • Current State-issued Registered Nurses License
  • Current CPR certification or the ability to obtain CPR certification
  • Require personal transportation, current state-issued driver’s license, good driving record, and auto insurance as required by law.
  • 1+ years working with the frail or elderly


  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Certification as a Gerontological Nurse
  • 3 years of health care experience with emphasis in geriatrics

Job Title: Registered Nurse – Home Care (Home Care RN)
FLSA Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Home Care Manager

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The pay offered for the position will take into consideration the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity, among other factors. InnovAge offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance and add, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) savings, paid time off, and company-paid holidays.



Salem, VA
24153 USA



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