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Home health nurse (rn)

Home Health Care, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Menlo Park, CA posted July 12, 2019.

Home health nurses provide in-home health services for patients and their families.

Their visits not only allow patients to remain in the comfort of their home but also help family caregivers stay abreast of their loved ones’ health.

They coordinate and manage patients at-home care plan.

Care Indeed is a well-established home care services company, and we are now making our way into home health.

Our founders started this journey with a passion for providing the best and compassionate care to our seniors.

As we step into our new venture of home health, we are seeking an enthusiastic, empathetic, and driven professional Registered Nurses who can wear different hats to provide nursing care in accordance with the patient’s plan of care to include comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the patients condition, health promotion and prevention coordination of services, teaching and training activities and direct nursing care.

Responsibilities: * Coordinate total patient care by conducting comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring the patient’s condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services and teaching and training activities.

* Perform admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge OASIS for the home care patient.

* Prepare and present patient’s record to the Clinical Record Review Committee as indicated.

* Consult with the attending physician concerning alterations of Patient Care Plans, checks with the appropriate supervisor and makes changes, as appropriate.

* Coordinate patient services.

* Submit clinical notes no less often than weekly, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered as indicated.

* Submit a tally of patient care visits made each day.

* Participate in case conferences, discuss with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and how they may best be handled.

* Discuss with the appropriate supervisor the need for the involvement of other members of the health team such as the Home Health Aide, the Physical Therapist, the Speech Therapist, the Occupational Therapist, The Medical Social Worker, etc * Obtain orders for paraprofessional service and submits a referral to the appropriate personnel.

* Participate in the patients discharge planning process.

* Cooperate with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan.

* Participate in staff development meeting.

* Continually strive to improve his/her nursing care skills by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading.

* Participate in the development and periodic revision of the physician’s Plan of Treatment and processes change orders as needed * Submit clinical notes within seventy-two (72) hours, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered.

* Participate in the patients discharge planning process.

* Maintain an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy * Adhere to Federal, state and accreditation requirements including Medicare and Medicaid regulations.

* May be requested by Director of Patient Care Services to fill in for the other nurses.

Qualifications: * Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license for the State of California.

* Strong knowledge of Title 22 and health compliance is a must.

* Minimum five (5) years clinical experience with at least three (3) years of experience in home health.

* At least one year of required supervisory experience.

* Possess the knowledge and ability to manage documentation.

* Familiar with Electronic Health Record (EHR) system (Kinnser+)