The Nurse must demonstrate proficient skills using Oasis to admit, transfer, re-certify and discharge home health patients in regards to physician orders. Coordinate and supervise LVNs and HHAs in the delivery of patient care while following Medicare regulations, as well as company policies and procedures.
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.
This individual will assess patient and document findings, administer medications, as well as assess and address patient/family educational needs regarding end-stage renal disease, dialysis therapy, diet and medications.
In this role, the selected candidate will maintain appropriate skill level in the operation of all home dialysis therapy-related equipment, including the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems with the patient via telephone.
Provides infusion and other skilled nursing care to patients including: patient assessment and reassessment, patient and caregiver teaching, development and revision of the Plan of Care and Plan of Treatment, implementation of physician orders, patient response monitoring, response to emergency patient needs and psychological support.
In this role, the selected candidate reports adverse patient events at home or in the clinic, as well as equipment and technology related problems to the Clinical Manager/Home Therapy Program Manager, and physician including the correct documentation of such events.