Registered Nurse opportunity with Anew Home Health
$5K Sign-on Bonus (Program runs through 1/31/2021)
Anew Home Health is Indiana-owned and operated with Hoosier hospitality ingrained in everything we do. We’re committed to providing compassionate care, clinical excellence and outstanding customer service to our patients and their families at the end of life. Creating a positive experience through comfort and support is our number one priority.
At Anew Home Health we proudly serve over 12 counties in the greater Indianapolis area.
Our team is growing! Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS
• Conducts client assessments, suggesting level of needed service packages to client and their family. Develops plans of care with the participation and consent of the client and/or caregiver/family member or legal representative.
• Sets up medications for clients and monitors side effects, drug interactions, dosages, and implements changes per physician instructions. Informs client and family of changes immediately. Orders medication for clients from pharmacy.
• Listens and documents significant changes in condition of clients, including incidents, unexplained injuries, medication errors, loss of client property, or evidence of client or family dissatisfaction and communicates with supervisor.
• Develops plans of care with measurable objectives and timetables and accommodates clients’ needs and preferences including choices about preferred intensity of medical treatment.
• Maintains ongoing communication with other disciplines/departments to evaluate client responses to interventions, suggest alternative approaches when indicated and to revise and update plans of care to reflect progress toward goals as directed by supervisor.
• Immediately informs the client, consults with the client’s physician and notifies the designated family member and/or the client’s legal representative when there is an accident involving an injury which as potential for requiring physician intervention, a significant change in the client’s physical, mental, or psychosocial status, a need to alter treatment significantly, or a recommendation to transfer or discharge the client from the community or agency’s services. Reports changes to Clinical Director and community management.
• Interacts with clients, caregivers/family members, legal representatives, and resolve concerns.
• Educates and develops staff members, including monitoring department staff for correct, consistent application of infection control procedures and universal precautions for bloodborne pathogens, use of protective equipment, handling of hazardous materials, and any other OSHA mandate on workplace safety.
• Completes required documentation of care and services delivered during shift including subjective findings, objective symptoms, interventions, and client responses to interventions per agency policies and procedures and federal and state regulations.
• Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
• Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
• Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
• Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
• Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
• Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Director of Home Care and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
• Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
• Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.
• Complies with agency privacy practices/procedures and all state/federal privacy laws as outlined by HIPAA related to client and employee records, to include but not limited to information accessed through any company web-based system and/or electronic medical records.
• Demonstrates teamwork and prompt and regular attendance to work to ensure that quality care and services are provided to the clients we serve.
• Complies with and adheres to the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required by the Bloodborne Pathogens Standards. Protective Personal Equipment (PPE), including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, extremities, protective clothing, and protective shield and barriers, will be provided, used, and maintained.
Current Registered Nurse license in Indiana
Previous home health &/or long-term care experience preferred
We offer and attractive compensation and excellent benefits package including:
Group medical/dental/vision/life insurance
401(k) retirement plan
Paid time off and paid holidays
Room for advancement
We are Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.