We are hiring for a full-time Home Health Weekend Registered Nurse to join our team at Caretenders in Farmington Hills, MI.
At Caretenders, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy themeaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families,each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people.You can find a home for your career here.
As aWeekend Registered Nurse, you can expect:
flexibility for true work-life balance
opportunities for career growth
the ability to build trusted nurse-patient relationships
employee-focused wellness and support programs
If you love nursing and want to strengthen your experience, this is a greatopportunity for you.
Provides clinical services within the scope of practice, as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.
Makes the initial and|or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State specific guidelines, and submits accurate, complete, and timely documentation, per policy.
Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates (as warranted by changes in condition but at least every 60 days) the patient's nursing needs.
Performs patient comprehensive assessments at designated time points and develops the appropriate POC, in collaboration with physician orders.
Ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by payer source.
Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other health care professional's involved in care.
Makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated by patient's assessed need.
Responds to outcome coordinator|coder and Patient Care Manager requests for clarification to OASIS assessments on the same day that the request for more information is sent.
Plots patient encounters for the episode and determines needed RN encounters based on patient's needs and regulations.
Instructs and supervises the patient's family|caregiver in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient.
Actively participates in weekly case conferences.
Maintains a current and accurate patient medication profile.
After start of care (SOC) assessment, reports the status of the patient, assessed needs, and plan of care overview to the team leader on same day (or by next business day if after hours).
Observes, records and reports to the physician and/or team leader the patient's signs and symptoms, response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition, as appropriate. Ensures adequate Team Leader (TL) communication when physician follow-up is needed.
Communicates changes in visit assignments, dates of scheduled visits, and schedule changes to scheduler and Patient Care Manger to ensure patient needs are met.
Communicates timely and effectively with agency personnel and ordering physician as required to process orders and OASIS data sets, schedule home visits, and deliver services to patient as ordered by physician and in accordance with applicable laws and regulation.
Facilitates hand-off communication to RN and PCM who will cover patients in their absence, prior to scheduled days off.
Performs regular and supervisory visits according to the plan of care and submits complete visit notes within 24 hours of completion visit.
Education and Experience
Current RN licensure in state of practice
Current CPR certification
Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation
LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.
Caretenders a part of LHC Group family of providers - the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.