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Home Health Registered Nurse - Philadelphia

Home Health Registered Nurse - Philadelphia
RN - Home Care
Philadelphia, PA
Permanent
Keystone Care Home Health and Hospice

Keystone Care Home Health and Hospice

KeystoneCare is a charitable nonprofit organization that provides a full continuum of in-home healthcare services. For more than 25 years, we have been helping improve the quality of life for our patients and their families, regardless of stage of life or state of health. Our services include home health, palliative medicine, hospice, and private duty homecare.

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Home Health Registered Nurse - Philadelphia

The Registered Nurse Home Health Case Manager, at the request of the Intake Department, provides nursing services to patients as ordered by the physician. The nurse is a specialist in assessing the patient’s condition and developing a plan of care to improve, monitor, and document the course of treatment prescribed by the physician for the patient’s diagnosis.

The plan of care is developed to reduce symptoms, educate the patient, gain patient’s compliance to the prescribed plan of care, and assist the patient in becoming independent with self-care when capable, based on the individual needs of the patient. Additionally, the nurse communicates with all members of the care team to insure proper coordination of care.
Provides skilled nursing care and completes procedure in accordance with agency policy and the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act.

Responsibilities:

Initial and on-going comprehensive assessment, including OASIS assessment at appropriate time points to determine skill levels and therapies needed and what assistance will be available by the family members.

Determine level of care that patient requires in order to achieve desired outcome.

Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient and family members regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home.

Initiate the plan of care and updates as appropriate.

Informs physician and other staff of changes in patient needs.
Supervises LPN’s, HHA’s, & HMK’s that are providing services, when needed.

Ensure patient is referred to appropriate agencies for continued supplemental services.

Submits all documentation timely and in accordance with agency policies.

Maintain a current knowledge of nursing profession by participation in formal educational programs, conferences, in-services, etc.

Full-time RNs will be required to perform 30-32 visits per week.

Requirements
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current RN license in good standing to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Minimum of one year experience in the homecare or a medical/surgical setting
Maintains clinical and professional competence
CPR certified
Driver's License and Car Insurance in good standing
Reliable vehicle
Possesses the ability to follow oral and written instructions
Possesses the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the care team
Possesses good organizational skills.
Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or an approved Medical or Religious exemption.
Proof of Influenza (Flu) Vaccination or an approved Medical or Religious exemption.
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19195
Profession
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Home Health
Employment Type
Permanent
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