Registered Nurse, Home Health – Yuma AZ 85365
Job category: Medical
Job Type: Full Time
Registered Nurse, Home Health – Yuma AZ 85365
Full Time Shift Work
Registered Nurse, Yuma, AZ 85365
Registered Nurse, Home Health
•Full-time day shift; In-home clinical patient visits
•Part time and 13-week contract temp assignment available also!
Caregiving is our Calling
At Amedisys whether we’re caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day.
In home health, you’ll be a true advocate engaging patients throughout their coordinated health care journey all while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.
If you’re looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
What You Will Do
Provides, coordinates and directs the provision of home health nursing services and case management processes according to the assigned patient’s individualized plan of care based on agency policies and procedures, through the competent application of nursing process.
•Demonstrates knowledge of home care and competency in discipline specific patient care skills, required by the care center for the provision of patient care.
•Performs patient comprehensive assessments and collaborates with patient multi-disciplinary care team (PT, OT, ST, MSW, and paraprofessionals) and other health care professionals to develop/modify and implement an individualized patient plan of care as per physician orders that ensures quality, proper discharge planning and achieves desired outcomes and goals.
•Implements appropriate nursing clinical programs and initiatives to achieve desired outcomes.
•Provides clinical episode management according to Amedisys’ processes including oversight of patient’s individualized plan of care and care plan changes as deemed necessary by patient’s status or physician’s ordered care.
•Utilizes a combination of agency resources and nationally recognized standards of practice to deliver high quality care and achieve excellent patient specific outcomes.
•Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the patient’s identified needs or documents rationale for not doing so.
•Promotes and maintains patient health and independence through teaching and appropriate rehabilitative measures, assisting patients in learning appropriate self-care techniques. Advocates and ensures patient participation in care planning and goals of care.
•Supervises caseload including LPN’s and Home Health Aides. Facilitates care coordination with PRN staff when care is provided for caseload.
•Completes documentation timely, accurately, and at the point of care, according to industry standards, conventions and guidelines, including OASIS assessments, SOC/Admissions, Re-certifications, ABNs, subsequent visits, physician orders, care coordination etc.
•Helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by communicating information (for example, changes in plan of care, new orders, lab results, etc.) timely, effectively and systematically with all team members providing care for the patient including PT, OT, ST, MSW, paraprofessionals, physicians, family members and community resources. Facilitates interdisciplinary communication and follow up through care coordination on assigned caseload for duration that patients are on service.
•Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work for the company. a. Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state’s practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in an NLC state to be eligible to have a multi-state license.
•Current CPR certification.
•One (1+) year of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (RN). If less than 1 year clinical experience as a RN, candidate must be approved by VP Clinical.*
•Demonstrated knowledge of the appropriate skills for communicating with individuals of all ages. Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication skills.
•Demonstrates knowledge of Federal/State rules and regulations, ACHC standards, and other regulatory requirements.
•Valid Driver’s License.
•Reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance. 8. Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names, password concepts, internet, email, navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effective use of navigation buttons and tool bars, ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Benefits and More
Our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
•Paid Time Off
•Paid Company Holidays
•Comprehensive Health Insurance
•Dental and Vision Insurance
•Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
•Company-Paid Life Insurance for You and Your Dependents
•Additional Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefit options
•401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
•Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
•Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement Program
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary
•Continuing education credits
•Employee assistance program
•Flexible spending account
•Paid sick time
•Paid time off
•Monday to Friday
•Nursing: 1 year (Required)
•BLS Certification (Preferred)
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