|Company Name||GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL|
|Location||GUNNISON, United States|
|Date Posted||February 27, 2019|
Home Care RN
To ensure delivery of safe, compassionate, high quality professional nursing care within acceptable practice standards, in compliance with the plan of care and established policies and procedures to patients within the hospital. Acts as an advocate for the in their respective communities and adheres to the hospital Mission, Vision, Values and Motto of “The Patient is First in all We Do”.
- Completes initial evaluation visit including; initial comprehensive physical assessment and/or Oasis forms while following federal guidelines as established for MCR, MCD and insurance patients as applicable to the various home care programs.
- Develops the patient plan of care, assuring its implementation. Initiates and supervises appropriate comfort, preventive and/or rehabilitative nursing procedures as outlined in plan of care.
- Regularly reevaluates the patent’s needs through visits, supervision, case conferences/IDT, and review of documentation. Reports to, and coordinates care with Physician, appropriate staff members and other caregivers.
- Maintains a high quality of nursing skills related to assigned area of expertise and is able to demonstrate these skills thru various certifications, spot visits by supervisor during patient visits and/or annual skills testing.
- Counsels and instructs patient and family towards plan of care, disease processes, care options, and physician orders for optimal care of the patient.
- Demonstrates competencies in completing appropriate admit, OASIS, and miscellaneous agency forms as they relate to specific home care programs. Completes required documentation within the time frame outlined by policy.
- Participates, as assigned in CQI/OBQI activities to assure that quality measures are implemented met as related to agency documentation.
- Performs Point of Service Documentation whenever possible.
- Supervises LPN’s and HHA’s in the performance of nursing standards of care and the patients plan of care according to agency policy for the patient care program. Assures that the care team follows established procedures in the delegation of skilled tasks to un-licensed personnel.
- Is directly supervised by the clinical coordinators for patient care and by the director for all other issues or concerns related to the job.
- Agency Promotion:
- Participates in the on-call rotation schedule. While on-call; acts as the agency representative, accepting new patients and covering crisis intervention or problems with currently scheduled patients. Carries the on-call cell phone and/or pager, triages and responds as needed to all calls, documents appropriately and in a timely manner as outlined by policy and procedures, reports to supervisors or co-workers at the end of call time.
- Participates in in-service programs including, but not limited to; conducting an in-service, providing education to other staff members as assigned, attending assigned educational sessions, and/or obtaining certifications to enhance agency programs. Attends yearly OSHA training.
- Demonstrates a spirit of cooperation and enthusiasm in order to create a team atmosphere conducive to self-improvement and agency growth. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the home health director, participating in quality improvement teams and agency programs.
Required Job Qualifications include:
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- A current Registered Nurses license issued by the State of Utah.
- One year of health care related experience. Homecare experience preferred
- Must be 21 years of age with a valid driver license, good driving record, and transportation.
- Have a good physical and mental health with a positive attitude and good temperament in caring for ill and difficult patients.
- Have the verbal ability to communicate with patience and tact when dealing with patients, physicians and staff members.
- Understands the aging process, and emotional problems of illness, with a genuine interest in geriatric nursing.
- Has an acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity. Able to identify problems and assist in being part of the solution rather than the problem.
- Able to perform duties to the best of her/his ability and adjust to a working environment, which will change with each individual patient. Must be non-critical of patient’s environment, which will change with each individual patient. Must be non-critical of patient’s life style and home environment.
- Acts as a self-starter who works independently and who will consistently find ways to improve their own job and department operations as part of the home care team.
- Assumes responsibility for knowing agency policy and expectations.
- Must comply with HIPPA and keep home care / hospital confidentiality.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to carry, climb, hear/listen, lift, reach and manipulate objects, tools, or equipment, push/pull, see, speak, squat/kneel, stand, and walk. Heavy physical exertion is also required as duties involve moving materials weighing 10 – 20 pounds continually, and 25 – 50 pounds on an occasional basis, along with lifting patients, for patient care. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 80% of the work period. Work involves the potential for exposure to infectious and patient’s pets. This position requires mobility. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- How to Apply:
Please apply at: http://gvhospital.org/about-us/jobs/
Gunnison Valley Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, Gunnison Valley Hospital policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
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GVH is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)6-7770 or (800)695-4877 for information.
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