Do you want to work for a company who is RN operated, a company that truly is patient focused and family oriented? Compass Home Care's foundation is based on a nurse's perspective and our philosophy remains truly patient focused. We have found by achieving a high level of communication between the office staff, field staff, physicians, and the patient/family the result is a patient-oriented coordination of services. Consequently, by following this "patient first" attitude, our business has been a proven success.
As a Home Care Registered Nurse, you will visit multiple patients' homes each day and provide them with a full range of personalized care, which may include such items as instruction on disease management and medication, pain management, wound care, IV infusion, and postoperative instruction. Part of your job is to work with patients and provide the tools they need to ensure their own recovery. Seeing the end results of their recovery is just one of the many rewards of your position.
Your specific duties as a Home Care Registered Nurse will include: Providing case management as described in state regulations for all cases involving nursing and therapy services. Making the initial evaluation visit as applicable and re-evaluating each patient's nursing needs on a regular basis. Providing nursing services, treatments and diagnostic procedures requiring specialized skills and assuming full responsibility for each of your patients Participating in in-service programs, as well as training, and teaching other nursing personnel. Developing and implementing the treatment plan for each patient under the direction of their physician. Observing and reporting symptoms, reaction to treatments, drugs, and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition. Initiating preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the patient's care and safety. Maintaining clinical and progress notes for each patient receiving care and providing progress reports to their physician. Coordinating services for patients as needed to other agencies and health care providers as appropriate. Counseling the patient and their family in meeting nursing and related needs. Providing supervision of home health aide/LPNs services and preparing written instructions for care provided by home health aides/LPNs. Maintaining confidentiality of patient and agency matters. Submitting required documentation in a timely manner. Reporting observed or suspected child or adult abuse pursuant to mandated requirements. Conserving agency resources and adequately maintaining agency property, supplies, and equipment. Adhering to all agency polices, including but not limited to, infection control and safety, education, reporting and practice implementation.
Benefits: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays
Screening Requirements: Physical Exam, Education Verification, Finger Printing
This job reports to the Director of Nursing
This is a Full and Part-Time position 1st Shift.
Number of Openings for this position: 3