•Review client referral information and responds to requests and inquiries as appropriate.
•Verify eligibility and evaluates appropriateness of client for home care services.
•Perform client assessments based on agency standards of practice to ensure effective and appropriate home care services.
•Apply standard nursing principles and practices to utilize a holistic approach to client care.
•Consider the physical, psychological and socioeconomic needs of the client, the level of family acceptance and the ability for client needs to be met in the home.
•Collaborate with physicians, other health care professionals (therapists, social services, pastoral care, supportive services and payor source case managers), clients and families in developing a comprehensive, quality plan.
•Direct, plan, and initiate appropriate action independently and responsively in home care situations as they occur.
•Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) of practice.
•Minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience.
•Home care experience preferred.
•Previous supervisory experience in a health care setting.
•Effective computer, written and oral communication skills in addition to good interpersonal skills.
•Knowledge or the ability and willingness to obtain knowledge of home health regulatory and reimbursement requirements.
•Current driver’s license, safe driving record and reliable transportation