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1. Provides services in accordance with the plan of care.
2. Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient's nursing needs.
3. Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions.
4. Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skill.
5. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
6. Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
7. Coordinates services.
8. Informs physician and other personnel of changes in the patient's condition and needs.
9. Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.
10. Participates in in-service programs, supervising and teaching other nursing personnel.
11. Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.
12. Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition. Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries.
13. Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient.
14. Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist and Medical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills.
15. Supervises the LPN/LVN every 30-days and supervises the HHA/CNA every 14-days (or per regulatory requirements) and teaches other nursing personnel.
16. Conducts patient care conferences on patients assigned to his/her care.
17. Participates in peer review and quality management as assigned.
18. Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.
19. Gives total patient care as needed.
20. Performs other duties as assigned.
21. Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, and transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.
22. Appropriately utilizes ICD-9 diagnoses and codes.
23. Appropriately utilizes ICD-10 diagnoses and codes.
24. Observes confidentiality, safeguards all patient related information.
25. Attends staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.
26. Completes documentation and paperwork in a timely manner per Agency policy.
27. Immediately reports to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
28. Demonstrates competent performance of technical skills according to established procedures.
29. Understands and adheres to established policies/procedures.
30. Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
31. Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy.
32. Reports all incomplete work assignments to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor.
33. Appearance is always within Agency standard; is clean and well groomed.
34. Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.
35. Maintains clean and neat work environment.
36. Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
37. Maintains current CPR certification.

Job Requirements

1. Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.
2. One (2)year nursing experience, preferred.
3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.
4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.


Denver, Colorado , 80231

Employment Type



30-35 an Hour


Vitals Home Healthcare Solutions

Date Posted

Nov 22nd, 2017

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