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ProHealth Home Health & Hospice - Home Health Case Manager (RN) (Tuscaloosa, AL)

ProHealth of North Central Alabama, LLC Tuscaloosa ,AL
  • Expired: September 17, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Home Health Case Manager (RN)

JOB SUMMARY:

A Registered Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in theirplace of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care underthe direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in the state(s)in which practicing.

2. Two (2) years nursing experience, preferred.

3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.

4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides services in accordance with the plan of care.

2. Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patients nursing needs.

3. Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions.

4. Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills.

5. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

6. Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferenceson his/her patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.

7. Coordinates services.

8. Informs personnel of changes in the condition and needs of the patient.

9. Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.

10. Participates in and presents inservice programs.

11. Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.

12. Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition. Completescertification/recertification orders and discharge summaries.

13. Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient.

14. Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist andMedical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills.

15. Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.

16. Conducts patient care conferences on patients assigned to his/her care.

17. Participates in peer review and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement asassigned.

18. Gives total patient care as needed.

19. Takes on-call duty nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned.

20. Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care,discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined timeframes.

22. Appropriately utilizes ICD-10 codes.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

1. Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor

2. Workers Supervised: Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Health Aide

RISK EXPOSURE:

High risk

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:

  • Ability to participate in physical activity.
  • Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physicalactivity.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

The ProHealth group of companies are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Licenses & Certifications Required
  • RN
Skills Required
  • Decision Making
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Written Communication

ProHealth of North Central Alabama, LLC

Address

Tuscaloosa, AL
35401 USA