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Visit Nurse - Kendallville, Auburn, Angola area

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Kendallville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Mileage Reimbursement-- -- -- --Direct Deposit-- -- -- -- -- -- Flexible Schedule-- -- -- -- --General Purpose: The Visit Nurse (RN) provides excellent one on one skilled nursing care in accordance with the patient's plan of care.-- This Visit Nurse position will be covering visits in DeKalb, Noble, LaGrange and Steuben counties.-- We are looking to hire for this position immediately.Essential Functions:

  • Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
  • Completes initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the patient---s needs at appropriate time points as assigned.
  • Participates with the patient in clarifying mutually agreed upon goals and incorporates these goals into the plan of care/service plan.
  • Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
  • Counsels and educates the patient and family in meeting healthcare related needs.
  • Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
  • Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing the patient---s progress.
  • Monitors and evaluates outcomes of patient care.
  • Communicates with appropriate staff regarding changes in the patient---s needs.
  • Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient care and planning for discharge.
  • Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.
  • Uses clinical decision making to efficiently and effectively manage individual patients.
  • Accesses personal health information (---PHI---) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities.-- Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and has a current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) in which he/she practices.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
      • Able to perform and provide evidence of current CPR certification for adults, children and infants.
      • Able to work with people, function well under stress, use clinical judgment, and accept challenges.
      • Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient.
      • Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.
      • Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling.
      • Able to provide proof of valid driver's license and proof of automobile insuranceWorking Conditions & Physical Effort:
        • Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.
        • Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.
        • Work is performed in patient---s home
        • Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
        • Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.
        • Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer patients.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Fort Wayne , Visit Nurse - Kendallville, Auburn, Angola area, Healthcare , Kendallville, Indiana

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