RN JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: RN HOURS: At least 16 hours/week and oncall JOB SUMMARY: The role of the RN is to ensure that the health and safety of all clients are met through assessments and reassessments of the clients, development and implementation of appropriate service plans and plans of care, monitoring of clients’ services, supervision of home care staff REPORTS TO: Home Care Director or Resident RN and ongoing training of home care staff and determining they are competent prior to delegating tasks to them. The RN will ensure that staff is trained in nursing procedures and policies which are current and up to date. The RN will also ensure that the home care services are in compliance with current regulations and standards. Must be able to relate professionally with clients, staff and family members, display a positive work attitude and be able to work as a team with other staff members. EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: This position is at “at will” position and the employee and employer are free to sever the relationship at any time with or without cause. A minimum of 30 days notice of the intent to resign is requested for this position.
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS: ● Graduate of a school of nursing. Must be registered and licensed with the State of Minnesota as a RN, and must maintain current unencumbered license with the Board of Nursing. ● At least 1 year experience in home care. ● Working knowledge of the state requirements for the Comprehensive Home Care license . ● Excellent judgment and decisionmaking abilities and problem solving skills and the ability to work independently. ● Flexibility in dealing with changing situations. ● Ability to use computers and electronic records. ● Ability to effectively communicate in English both verbally and in writing. ● The ability to deal tactfully and use good communication and customer service skills with clients and their families. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: ● Must receive a “not disqualified” criminal background result from Department of Human Services and may not be on the OIG exclusions list. ● Must be screened for TB. Effective Date: 6/20/17 02101.14 Reviewed By: Joan Coleman Date: 6/10/17 Revised By: Careese Coleman Date: 6/10/17 Page 1 of 2
● Driver’s License WORKING CONDITIONS: ● Primary responsibilities will be conducted in client homes . ● Exposure to body fluids, infection, odors and behavior of clients that may be aggressive, combative or demanding. ● The noise is usually moderate. ● Exposure to chemical and respiratory hazards is possible. ● Travel to clients’ homes and some travel to meetings and seminars may be required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: ● Must be able to move throughout the work day. ● Must have adequate vision and hearing to meet the requirements of this position and to perform administrative requirements. ● While performing duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to examine clients, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. In addition, the job requires walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, kneeling, reaching overhead and lifting up to 40 pounds . ● Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Effective Date:6/20/17 02101.14 Reviewed By: Joan Coleman Date: 6/10/17 Revised By: Careese Coleman Date: 610/17 Page 2 of 2
Bloomington, Minnesota , 55347
$30-$35 an hour
Jul 17th, 2017