Case Management Nurse
St. Vincent's Home Health - Saint Vincent, MN

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  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
JOB SUMMARY: The Home Health Registered Nurse (R.N.) will be responsible for the implementation of all health and teaching needs of the patient in the home environment as governed by the State of Alabama Nurse Practice Act. The R.N. will act under the policies, procedures, goals, objectives and philosophies of the Home Health Department. The RN will be responsible for the case management of the home health client, which includes but is not limited to, coordination of care for interdisciplinary team members, oversight of plan of care throughout cert period, coordination with physicians and other members of the health team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Assesses patients assigned including past and present history, physical assessment and evaluation of the home and family environment. 2. Develops and implements the patient’s plan of care in collaboration with the patient, caregivers, physician and other members of the multidisciplinary home health team. 3. Documents and records neatly and concisely information in the paper and electronic medical record of the patient. Provides accurate and pertinent information in the clinical record while noting patient changes and to whom these changes were reported and any changes in the patient plan of care. Completes within 24 hours of the visit all forms, mileage, Daily Activity Records, electronic data entries, plans of care and physician’s verbal orders. 4. Participates in a multidisciplinary approach to meet patient’s needs in a safe and caring manner while exhibiting a professional behavior for actions and job functions. 5. Participates in planned and continuous professional growth while identifying any developmental needs and completing annual orientation and competencies required. 6. Develops patient plan of care (POC/POT) in coordination with Physician orders. 7. Supervises the care of the LPN and Home Health Aide. 8. Documents nursing care and interventions. 9. Provides patient care, patient teaching and coordinates the care with other disciplines and team members with the assistance of the Clinical Supervisor. 10. Participates in the implementation of the Quality Improvement Plan/Performance Improvement Plan. 11. Participates in the On-Call program. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 1. Knowledge of basic math skills, with ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Ability to understand/learn basic computer skills required. 2. Current CPR required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. The RN Case Manager will have a current licensure for the State of Alabama. 2. Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience required. 3. One (1) year home health experience preferred.

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St. Vincent's Home Health is dedicated to providing the highest level of quality home health care with compassion, integrity and dignity. We...