Job Description Position Summary: The home health care clinical supervising nurse provides home health services and education to clients and their families. Coordinates plan of cares by working with physicians to anticipate client needs. Serves as the RN member of a multidisciplinary team to meet specific plan of care goals.
Manages a case load of clients under a general direction of management. Trains, directs, and provides clinical supervision for Home Health Aides. Coordinates closely with related disciplines to ensure professional service delivery.
Keeps management well informed of client and staff activities. The Registered Nurse also provides services to clients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, Agency Policy and accepted professional standards of practice. Additionally, they will provide care using services utilizing a comprehensive base of nursing theory and nursing process and communicate/document observations and assessments.
General Job Duties: All... employees are responsible for a basic knowledge of the employee handbook, along with the mission and vision of the Organization, and must conduct themselves with behavior that supports these values. All employees are responsible for making the most of their working time and reach maximum potential by being on time for appointments, checking voicemails/emails as appropriate and completing deadlines in a timely manner.
All employees are expected to escalate issues as necessary. All employees must conduct themselves in a respectful and professional manner as outlined in the South Central Code of Conduct & Ethics Policy, as found in the handbook. All employees will specifically be trained on their job duties, however; other mandatory trainings may be deemed appropriate by management for one or all members of the team.
All employees must occasionally collaborate with the leadership team to create, revise, and maintain accurate job descriptions. All employees must assist with the general upkeep of the office, including maintaining a clean and orderly work space. Essential Job Functions: 1.
Responsible for planning, coordinating and providing general nursing care for clients.2. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and standards for home health nursing.Performs comprehensive assessments of client status, including physical, psychosocial, and environmental parameters.Develops and/or follows and individual Plan of Care that incorporates analysis of data and current scientific findings.Provides skilled interventions with focus for achieving realistic client outcomes within a specific time period.Reports changes and information necessary to modify and update the care plan to reflect progress toward goals (outcomes).3. Coordinates continuity of client care by communicating with other staff members.4.
Educates and informs clients and caregivers regarding medical procedures and care requirements.5. Monitors client health, takes vital signs, and administers medications and IV applications.6. Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to personal and legal scope of practice:Assessment skills as applied to the client, family/support system, and environment.Teaching skills according to the client's needs and within the context of the client's environment, value system, and physical/emotional status.Medication administrations.7.
Charts, records, and documents client status and all required information.8. Contacts physicians regarding client conditions as needed.9. Practices nursing with respect for individual, cultural, and spiritual differences.10.
Communicates effectively and in accordance with Agency requirements.Reports significant changes in client status to physician and other member of the team in a timely manner consistent with client needs.Maintains client records showing systematic assessment, planning intervention, and evaluation.Partic
South Central Home Health Care