RN/Home Health (Weekend and PRN)

Job Code: 410212

LOCATION:  Las Vegas (NV)

Two positions available:  Weekend RN and PRN RN

Seeking experienced Home Health RNs to join a team of caregivers who strive to help patients recover safely and independently in the environment they feel most comfortable in their home.  Caregivers work with the patient’s physician and provide care planned specifically for the patient’s needs, designed to help them take control of their treatment, prevent future declines in their health and improve their safety at home. ​Clinicians visit the patient’s home to deliver customized, physician-prescribed care after a hospital stay, illness, or injury to help them rehabilitate and achieve an optimal level of independence or to proactively manage chronic conditions to help prevent avoidable hospitalizations.

The Home Health RN administers nursing care for clients in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, clients, and their families, and the referring agency. Must be a team player and able to meet deadlines as well as the patient’s home care needs.

*This is a Per Visit pay model and requires traveling from patient’s to patient’s home.

Patient Population:

Has contact with patients of all ages in a clinical setting; understands and demonstrates appropriate behavior when interacting with patients in all populations.

Supervision:  LVN/LPNs and CNAs

Essential Functions:

  • Complete initial and ongoing assessments to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of home health clients. Completes assessments at appropriate time points, including OASIS.
  • Regularly re-evaluate the client’s nursing needs and evaluates the outcomes of care.
  • Develop, initiate, and revise the Plan of Care (POC) as necessary to ensure quality and continuity of care. Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Plans for discharge of the client from services.
  • Provide effective communication to clients, their families, team members, and other health care professionals. Regular participation in Case Conference.
  • Apply concepts of infection control and universal precaution in coordination/performing client cares activities to protect both client and staff (OSHA).
  • Coordinate services and informs the physician and other personnel of changes in the client’s condition and needs.
  • Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers.
  • Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner to assure compliance with company policy.
  • Supervise, teach and provide clinical direction to other nursing personnel (ex. LVN/LPN, HHA, CNA, etc).
  • Perform on-call responsibilities and provide on-call services to clients and their families as assigned.
  • Demonstrate commitment and professional growth by participating in in-service programs and maintaining/improving competency.
  • Meet mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency/licensing board.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) year of experience as an RN in a clinical care setting required; prefer Home Health experience
  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrates proven decision making skills
  • If required to make visits, Hepatitis profile
  • Must read, write and comprehend English
  • Completion of an accredited Registered Nursing Program
  • BSN preferred
  • Current State RN license for the state in any/all applicable states.
  • Current CPR
  • Understands that this position pays using the Per Visit pay model
  • Understands that this position requires traveling from patient’s to patient’s home
  • Current driver’s license in good standing.  It is the responsibility of the employee to renew their driver’s license before it expires in order to continue employment.
  • Reliable transportation and auto liability insurance

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged standing/walking required.
  • The ability to lift/transfer up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and patient needs, make quick decisions and allocate resources under stressful conditions.
  • Meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs.
  • Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

Environmental/Working Conditions:

  • Works in patient’s home in various conditions.
  • Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and infectious diseases.
  • Some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.
  • Ability to travel locally and work a flexible schedule.

Machinery/Tools/Equipment Requirements:

  • Reliable transportation and auto liability insurance
  • Manual blood pressure cuff
  • Stethoscope
  • Thermometer

Ongoing employment as an RN requires maintenance of a valid RN license in the state which the nurse practices and a valid CPR certificate at all times. It is the responsibility of the employee to renew these both before they expire in order to continue employment. 

This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

 

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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