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.
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 identify and implement nursing interventions that have less predictable outcomes and evaluate the results of these interventions for a given patient population.
The Level II clinical RN assumes responsibility independently for decisions regarding and plans for the solution of patient care problems within designated clinical area assisting with coordination of this on a 24 hour basis.
Develops patient flow processes for scheduling and performing surgical procedures on patients in conjunction with hospital staff members; provides staff education in pre and post-operative care of spine surgical patients.
Engage in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards.
Performs a complete assessment of assigned patients ongoing physical and emotional status, level of competency, home environment, safety factors and family support available to assist with care and needs of patient.
Train the home dialysis candidate/Home Partner as appropriate on the safe and effective operation and maintenance of all home dialysis equipment and treatment supplies through an organized and formalized Home Dialysis Training Program.