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Registered Nurse - PRN

Pinnacle Senior Care Norfolk, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Registered Nurse - PRN

Pinnacle Senior Care, a CHAP accredited leader in skilled home health is leading the way into the future with its dynamic chronic care home health model. Pinnacle Senior Care is a partner of US Medical Management and owned by a Fortune 250 company.

WE OFFER:

  •  Competitive Compensation
  •  Mileage Reimbursement  

Position Description

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient’s progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care
  • Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule
  • Reports significant findings to patient’s physician and Clinical Supervisor as they occur
  • Submits completed skilled nursing visit notes; communication notes and home health aide supervisory notes per agency policy on designated days as requested by Clinical Supervisor
  • Submits change orders per agency policy
  • Maintains open lines of communications to all members of the continuum of care team
  • Supervises Home Health Aide and license and documents per Medicare criteria and per agency policy and procedure
  • Attends staff meetings, team conferences and educational in-services per agency requirements
  • Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skilled nurse in-services and meetings and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services
  • Participates in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request
  • Follows agency policies and procedures
  • Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator
  •  Participates in discharge planning process per Medicare Criteria and agency policy and procedure
  • Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder
  • Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands.
  • Able to drive a car 2-4 hours per day
  • Exposure/risk category: OSHA Category 1

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A current unencumbered State professional nurse license
  • An automobile to be used for work, current driver’s license, good driving record and proof of insurance
  • The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment
  • The ability to assess and document patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
  • Proficiency in clinical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in personal computer use including email, word processing, spreadsheet and clinical software

preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • One year of experience as a professional nurse preferred

Pinnacle Senior Care

Address

Norfolk, VA
USA