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Registered Nurse - $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

As a Home Health Registered Nurse, you will:


  • Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients.

  • Administer on-going care and case management for each patient, provide necessary follow-up as directed by the Clinical Manager.

  • Confer  with physician in developing the initial plan of treatment based on  physician's orders and initial patient assessment.  Provide hands-on  care, management and evaluation of the care plan and teaching of the  patient in accordance with physician orders, under Clinical Manager's  supervision.  Revise plan in consultation with physician based on  ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation.

  • Coordinate  appropriate care, encompassing various healthcare personnel (such as  Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and  external providers).

  • Report patient care/condition/progress to patient's physician and Clinical Manager on a continuous basis. 

  • Implement  patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to assist them  in achieving optimal resolution of needs/problems. 

  • Coordinate/oversee/supervise  the work of Home Health Aides, Certified Home Health Aides and Personal  Care Workers and provides written personal care instructions/care plan  that reflect current plan of care.  Monitor the appropriate completion  of documentation by home health aides/personal care workers as part of  the supervisory/leadership responsibility.

  • Discharge  patients after consultation with the physician and Clinical Manager,  preparing and completing needed clinical documentation.

  • Prepare  appropriate medical documentation on all patients, including any case  conferences, patient contacts, medication order changes,  re-certifications, progress updates, and care plan changes.  Prepare  visit/shift reports, updates/summarizes patient records, and confers  with other health care disciplines in providing optimum patient care.


Qualifications


  • Diploma, Associate or Bachelor Degree in Nursing

  • Minimum of one year nursing experience preferred

  • Strong med surg, ICU, ER, acute experience

  • Home Health experience a plus

  • Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current CPR certification

  • Strong organizational and communication skills 

Posted 05/19/17

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