Home Health Registered Nurse - Detroit, Michigan - NurseRecruiter.com

Permanent Nursing Job in
Detroit , Michigan, 48007

  • Employer: Attuned Care
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Home Health

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We pay up to $60 per visit!!

Attuned Care Home Health (formerly Blue Angel) has multiple openings for full time, part time and PRN Nurses!

The role of the Registered Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides services in accordance with the plan of care.
Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient's nursing needs.
Initiates the plan of care and necessary revision.
Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills.
Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on his/her patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
Coordinates services.
Informs personnel of changes in the condition and needs of the patient.
Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.
Participates in and presents inservice programs.
Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.
Processes order and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition. Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries.
Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient.
Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist and Medical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills.
Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.
Conducts patient care conferences on patients assigned to his/her care.
Participates in peer review and performance improvement as assigned.
Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.
Gives total patient care as needed.
Takes on-call duty nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned.
Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.
Appropriately utilizes ICD-9/ICD-10 codes.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Registered Nurse, licensed in the state of Michigan, BSN preferred.
Computer savvy with ability to utilize a mobile workstation. OASIS experience required.
Strong interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills.
Excellent critical thinking, planning and time management skills.
Two (2) years nursing experience with at least one year in Home Heath preferred.
Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
Acceptance of the philosophy of Attuned Care Home Health. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile, which is in good working order that is insured according to Illinois requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling and stooping all day. The employee must frequently lift or move items weighing over 20 lbs including the re-positioning and moving of patients/patients' body parts during treatment.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Works indoors and at a variety of settings including patient homes. This role requires the driving of an automobile to various locations to service patients.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:
Supervised by: Director of Nursing. Works closely with Home Care Scheduling Coordinators and other Clinicians (Nurses and Therapists).
RISK EXPOSURE:
This role comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. Personal Protective Equipment is provided.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from this position.
I have read this job description and fully understand the requirements. I understand that proprietary information remains the property of the company and confidential information must remain within the confines of the company during and after employment. I hereby accept the position of Registered Nurse and agree to perform the identified function in a safe manner and in accordance with the facilities established procedures. I understand that as a result of my employment, I may be exposed to blood, body fluids, burn, infectious diseases, air contaminants, (include, hazardous chemicals and to the Hepatitis B virus) and that I will be responsible for following company policies and procedures when in contact with any of the situations described above.

Job Requirements

RN Michigan License

Location

Detroit, Michigan , 48007

Employment Type

Permanent

Employer

Attuned Care

Date Posted

Jan 31st, 2018

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