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Registered Nurse Case Manager - Home Health - Hutchinson

companyInterim HealthCare of Wichita
locationHutchinson, KS 67504, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/25/2023
Full Time

Interim Healthcare is a locally owned Home Health and Hospice Agency that has been serving Kansas since 1979.  We are looking to add a Registered Nurse to our Home Health Team in Hutchinson.  This person will likely cross-train with Hospice over time.  If you have been looking for a nursing position that allows you time to really meet the needs of your patient and truly make a difference, please call 620-663-2423 for more information.

Benefits:

  • Weekly Pay!  Great Compensation
  • PTO, Holiday Pay
  • Flexible Schedule - Primarily day shift during the week
  • Health, Dental, Vision and HSA available

General Purpose:

To assure quality patient/client care and services are provided to in home clients.  Accountable for making decisions based on his/her educational preparation and experience in nursing.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs assessments and procedures, which require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon principles of psychological, biological, physical and social sciences.
  • Develops working relationships with discharge planners and social service workers.
  • Assesses and reviews the matching of employee skills to client needs.
  • Visits in home clients to evaluate the quality of care being provided and reviews clinical notes.
  • Completes nursing initial and ongoing assessments of all in home clients within specified deadlines.
  • Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
  • Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).
  • Obtains physicians plans of treatment and orders, and initiates their execution.
  • Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
  • Counsels and educates the patient/client and family in meeting healthcare related needs.
  • Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing the patient’s/client’s progress.
  • Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient/client care and planning for discharge.
  • Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.
  • Supervises paraprofessional and licensed professional team members.
  • Secures equipment and supplies and coordinates placement for use in the home.
  • Refers to other services as needed.
  • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
  • Participates in in-services or training, as requested.
  • Participates in the Office’s Emergency Preparedness program, as requested.
  • Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.
  • Uses clinical decision making to efficiently and effectively manage an assigned patient population.
  • Accesses personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities.  Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.

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