Director of nursing for The Summerlin Home Healthcare Company - Las Vegas, Nevada - NurseRecruiter.com

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We are a startup home health care company searching for a reliable and compassionate Home Care Nurse to join our team and serve as the Director of Nursing.

Currently, we are in the process of accreditation and will need someone to serve as Director of Nursing through the process and to take up a more active role once we near completion.
Director of Nursing Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Direct and manage office clinical activities including but not limited to patient assessments, management of care plans, oversee all patient issues from areas of concern to resolution. Implement, coordinate, maintain and evaluate all levels of patient care.
• Operate according to the policies and procedures of the company and the standards of licensing, credentialing, and funding authorities under which the company operates.
• Responsible to maintain the quality and adequacy of nursing practice; ensure proper communication between clinical staff, patients, referral sources and payers. Discuss operational issues; update staff on new or changed regulations and review records and documentation to ensure regulatory and in-house compliance.
• Exercises clinical judgement in applying professional knowledge in solving nursing problems within the company policies and practices.
• Must be willing to direct and participate in agency objectives to improve relations with patients, community and referral sources.
• Provide backup support for all staff which may include: conducting start of care visits, routine nursing visits, nursing assessments, discharge visits and client visits ensuring quality and services.
• Traveling to patients’ homes and managing their care plans according to physicians’ instructions.
• Administering medication and insulin, and completing blood pressure, glucose, urine, and stool tests.
• Inspecting wounds, changing dressings, and handling personal grooming and hygiene.
• Testing for muscle weakness, bedsores, and any signs of infection.
• Listening to the concerns of family members and answering their questions.
• Educating caregivers and family on the aftercare or ongoing care of the patient.
• Providing suggestions for improved healthcare to physicians and family members of the patient.
• Monitoring patient recovery and compiling reports for the physician.
• Keeping up with ----developments in healthcare and attending workshops and lectures as required.
• Collaborating with doctors and other healthcare professionals to develop improved diets and healthcare plans for patients.

Job Requirements

Director of Nursing Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or similar.
• Valid and non-restrictive NV RN License and certification.
• 2 years of home health experience and 1 year of supervisory experience.
• Knowledge of Federal and State Regulations.
• Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, PPS and daily operations of home care agency.
• Excellent observational and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent Computer Skills
• The ability to follow instructions but also to act independently if necessary.
• Excellent report writing skills.
• A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Location

Las Vegas, Nevada , 89135

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

$40 Per Hour

Employer

The Summerlin Home Healthcare Company

Date Posted

Apr 12th, 2021

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