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Registered Nurse (Visiting/Travelling RN)

Company: Kona Medical Consulting
Location: Newark
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description DUTIES: To provide nursing care in accordance with the patient's plan of care to include comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the patient---s condition, health promotion and prevention coordination of services, teaching and training activities and direct nursing care. RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate total patient care by conducting comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring the patient's condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services and teaching and training activities. Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing service to the patient and family on an ongoing basis. Perform admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge OASIS for the home care patient. Prepare and present patient's record to the Clinical Record Review Committee as indicated. Consult with the attending physician concerning alterations of Patient Care Plans, checks with the appropriate supervisor and makes changes, as appropriate. Coordinate patient services. Submit clinical notes no less often than weekly, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered as indicated. Submit a tally of patient care visits made each day. Participate in case conferences, discuss with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and how they may best be handled. Discuss with the appropriate supervisor the need for the involvement of other members of the health team such as the Home Health Aide, the Physical Therapist, the Speech Therapist, the Occupational Therapist, The Medical Social Worker, etc. Obtain orders for paraprofessional service and submits a referral to the appropriate personnel. Participate in the patient---s discharge planning process. Cooperate with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan. Participate in staff development meeting Continually strive to improve his/her nursing care skills by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading Participate in the development and periodic revision of the physician's Plan of Treatment and processes change orders as needed Submit clinical notes within seventy-two (72) hours, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered. Participate in the patient---s discharge planning process Maintain an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy Adhere to Federal, state and accreditation requirements including Medicare and Medicaid regulations May be requested by Clinical Manager to fill in for the other nurses. JOB CONDITIONS Must have a driver---s license and be willing and able to drive to patient---s residences The ability to access patients--- homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient's condition and to perform and demonstrate patient care Physical activities will include, walking, sitting, stooping, and standing and minimal to maximum lifting of patients and the turning of patients The ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is required as frequent communication by telephone and in writing in English is required QUALIFICATIONS Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing Must be licensed in the State as a Registered Nurse One or more years of experience in community/home health agency or in a hospital setting is preferred Must ha

Keywords: Kona Medical Consulting, Newark , Registered Nurse (Visiting/Travelling RN), Healthcare , Newark, Ohio

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