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.
Under the immediate direction of the unit Supervisor and/or Division Director, or other designated clinical management as assigned, provides direct patient care under the clinical leadership and guidance of a clinical nurse preceptor/mentor.
The successful candidate will preferentially have previous clinical experience which provide cognitive and technical knowledge and ability to deliver care across the continuum. Preferred CEN, CCRN. Preferred ACLS, ENPC, TNCC.
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.
Independently plans and provides excellent professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders, established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Practice, Indiana Nurse Practice Act, and the ANA Code of Ethics.
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.
The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction. He/she operates within the scope of practice defined by the State Nurse Practice Act and delegates aspects of patient care to LPNs and Caregivers/Aides, consistent with their scope of practice.