Registered Nurse Case Manager
Under the physician's order, admits patients eligible for home care services.
Develops patient care plan that specifically addresses identified patient problems; nursing problems and goals. Updates care plans on an ongoing basis; revises and resolves patient problems and goals as changes occur and/or recertification.
Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Treatment.
Submits completed skilled nursing notes; communication notes and home health aide supervisory notes per policy.
Submits change orders within 48 hours of occurrence.
Acts as the patient's advocate and as such are a liaison to assist in communicating the patient's needs to the multidisciplinary team.
Supervises the home health aide every 14 days. Provides direction and instruction as it relates to provision of personal care and related support services.
Under the general supervision of the RN Manager, she/he provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient's progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.
Has a current unencumbered State professional Nurse license.
One year experience as a professional nurse preferred
Ability to work in a field setting and exhibited ability to make sound nursing judgments
Ability to assess patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs.
Effective communication skills
Must have and maintain an automobile to be used for work.
CBJOBTYPE Full-Time Employee CBEDUCATION 2 Year Degree CBCATEGORY Healthcare CBINDUSTRY Health Care - Health Services
CareerBuilder - 5 years ago