Provides personal care for terminally ill hospice patients under the supervision of a nurse in accordance with the patient's plan of care and Agency's practices in a variety of settings, including bathing, ambulation/transfer, passive and active range of motion exercise, nutritional snacks, light housekeeping, medication assistance, etc.
provider produces superior clinical outcomes and customer satisfaction as well as streamlined access to care. UH Home Care Service's quality initiatives and standards of care are consistent with and integrated into those adopted by University Hospitals.
Performs and interprets, at least to the point of recognizing deviations from normal, common laboratory, radiologic, cardiographic and other routine diagnostic procedures used to identify pathophysiologic processes as privileged by CCF Credentialing Board.
Collaborates with other MHP practice employees or hospital-based service line leaders to maximize care efficiency and patient throughput. Provides in-service training, continuing nursing education, and staff development programs for providers and staff at the Medical Practice.
Conducts thorough medical histories, performs complete physical examinations (where indicated), initiates appropriate lab, radiology tests or other special tests required for evaluation of illness, and scrutinizes lab data on new and former clinic patients and hospital admissions to establish a record of the patient's current health status and to develop a working diagnosis and treatment plan with direct review by a physician.