The POC Registered Nurse in Home Health provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and agency policies.
Performing everyday tasks in the home. Occupational Therapists/OTs use treatments to develop the daily living skills of their patients and the basic motor functions of patients, as well as to compensate for any loss of function that patient may be experiencing.
The Registered Nurse, working on-site at Maxwell Air Force Base, supports the Maxwell Ambulatory Healthcare Center and under general supervision of a licensed provider (MD, PA, NP) works with a team of RNs, LPNs, and medical technicians and ancillary personnel.
In this role, the selected candidate will
coordinate appropriate care, encompassing various healthcare personnel (such as Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and external providers).
Assess/screen patient's daily living/work-related skills and develop therapeutic retraining programs with measurable objectives. Administer and interpret diagnostic and prognostic tests of function to patients in their homes or other settings to assist the physician in evaluating the patients level of function.
In this role, you will be responsible to provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients. Administer on-going care and case management for each patient, provide necessary follow-up as directed by the clinical manager.