Via Christi Home Health Registered Nurse Home Health in Pittsburg, Kansas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: POSITION SUMMARY: Primary functions are to plan, develop, implement, evaluate, organize and direct home care services with the interdisciplinary team including physician, patient/family, and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for the total provision of care.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Assesses home health patients to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluationsCase manages and provides clinical oversight and direction to the interdisciplinary team, physician, and familyImplements/develops/documents the plan of care and revises as necessaryProvides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)Supervises and provides directions to the HHA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of services providedAssures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentationMonitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payorsPerforms on-call responsibilities and provides on-call service to patients/families, as assignedProvides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionalsAdheres to all company policies and procedures.Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone's responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Perform other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:Education/Licensing/Certification:Graduate of an accredited college/university, Associate, Diploma, or Baccalaureate School of nursingCurrent, unencumbered State License as a registered NurseCurrent Driver's LicenseCurrent CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declinationExperience:Two years of experience as a registered nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.Knowledge and Skills:Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills.