Registered Nurse (RN)
Allied Professional Nursing Care, Inc - Banning, CA

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ALLIED
PROFESSIONAL NURSING CARE, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Home Health Care Registered Nurse

A. POSITION SCOPE
1. To ensure quality and safe delivery of home health care services.

2. To assist in the provision of home health care services that reflect the Agency’s philosophy and standards of home health and nursing care of assigned clients.

B. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

2. Current registered nurse registration with the State Board of Nursing required.

3. Experience in home health care or related public health care field preferred.

3. Current CPR certificate required.

C. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Ability to accurately perceive sounds, near and far vision, and depth perception in order to safely work with people, objects and materials and to accurately comprehend and provide oral and written information.

2. Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, which may include heavy lifting, extensive bending and standing.

3. Ability to deal effectively with stress.

NOTE: Responsible accommodations may be made by the Agency to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

D. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES & STANDARDS
1. Ensures quality and safe delivery of home health care services.

a. Nursing assessment forms are completed and turned in within 48 hours.

b. Individual nursing plans of care reflect current client needs. If appropriate,
preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures are implemented.

2. Implement current nursing practices.

a. Client conditions are assessed in every home health care visit.

b. Nursing interventions are implemented to meet client needs and changed
conditions. Assistance is provided in coordinating all services provided.

c. Client clinical record documentation is done per Agency policies and procedures.

d. Physician orders are accurately transcribed, implemented and evaluated for client outcome in a

timely manner. The Physician is informed of significant changes in the client’s condition immediately.

e. Infection control and safety measures are implemented per the Agency policies and procedures.

f. Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted by law.

g. Provides services requiring nursing skills in accordance with the plan of treatment or plan of care.

h. Educates and instructs the patient, family or staff as required.

3. Promotes effective written/verbal communications.

a. Skill in conflict resolution is demonstrated.

b. Participation in appropriate committee meetings is demonstrated.

c. Consultation with the Administrator is initiated as issues and concerns require.

4. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.

a. Utilization of equipment and supplies in a cost-effective manner is demonstrated.

b. Information regarding malfunctioning equipment and inadequate supplies is given to the

appropriate individuals.

c. Information is given to clients and client families regarding effective and efficient use of equipment

and supplies.

5. Complies with the Agency policies and procedures.

a. Time card documentation is done accurately and in a timely manner.

b. Job performance of Home Health Registered Nurse is demonstrated to be in compliance with

Agency policies and procedures, and state and federal laws.

c. Participation in the development and implementation of emergency policies and procedures is

demonstrated.

d. Maintenance of confidentiality of client information is demonstrated.

e. Infection control and safety measures are implemented per the Agency policies and procedures.

f. Client concerns are consistently addressed per Agency policies and procedures.

g. Current professional licenses of Home Health Care Registered Nurse are maintained and

documented.

6. Promotes education for clients and client families.

a. Consultation with Home Care Registered Nurse and Director of Patient Care Services regarding

federal, state and local rules and regulations is demonstrated.

b. Participation in implementation of a client complaint system is demonstrated.

c. Regulatory documentation forms are completed and submitted in a timely manner.

7. Promotes education for client’, client families and the community.

a. Education programs are developed and implemented to address identified clients and client

families.

8. Participates in personal professional growth and development.

a. Current knowledge regarding career development and delivery of health care services is

demonstrated.

b. Participation in education programs is consistently demonstrated.

c. Review of current literature regarding health care is demonstrated.