The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. Administers skilled nursing care to patients requiring intermittent professional nursing services. Teaches and supervises the family, and other members of the nursing team. Each staff nurse performs nursing services for residents within a specific area.
In this role, the selected candidate will 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.
Coordinate/oversee/supervise the work of Home Health Aides, Certified Home Health Aides and Personal Care Workers and provides written personal care instructions/care plan that reflect current plan of care. Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by home health aides/personal care workers as part of the supervisory/leadership responsibility.
Provide hands-on care, management and evaluation of the care plan and teaching of the patient in accordance with physician orders, under Clinical Manager's supervision. Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation.