Registered Nurse

Company: Ascension Health at Home ( Learn More )

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US-AL-Birmingham
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Job Description RN / REGISTERED NURSE

WEEKENDS

$10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice, an Ascension at Home Company, has a RN / Registered Nurse opportunity.

We're seeking RN's with a minimum of two years home health experience for weekend coverage.

Primary functions are to plan, develop, implement, evaluate, organize and direct home care services with the interdisciplinary team including physician, patient/family, and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for the total provision of care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses home health patients to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations

  • Case manages and provides clinical oversight and direction to the interdisciplinary team, physician, and family

  • Implements/develops/documents the plan of care and revises as necessary

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

  • Supervises and provides directions to the HHA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of services provided

  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation

  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors

  • Performs on-call responsibilities and provides on-call service to patients/families, as assigned

  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals

  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

  • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone's responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

    Experience:

  • Two years of experience as a registered nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.

  • Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Graduate of an accredited college/university, Associate, Diploma, or Baccalaureate School of Nursing

  • Current, unencumbered State License as a Registered Nurse

  • Current Driver's License

  • Job Requirements