PRN RN Home Health
Company: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: January 24, 2023
JOB SUMMARY: A Registered Nurse administers skilled nursing care
to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence.
This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of
care under the direction and supervision of the Director of
Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of
an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed
in the state(s) in which practicing. Two (2) years nursing
experience, preferred. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this
Agency. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides services in accordance with the plan of
care. Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates
the patients nursing needs. Initiates the plan of care and
necessary revisions. Provides those services requiring substantial
specialized nursing skills. Initiates appropriate preventive and
rehabilitative nursing procedures. Prepares clinical and progress
notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on
his/her patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
Coordinates services. Informs personnel of changes in the condition
and needs of the patient. Counsels the patient and
family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.
Participates in and presents inservice programs. Understands and
adheres to established Agency policies and procedures. Processes
orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in
condition. Completes certification/recertification orders and
discharge summaries. Determines the amount and type of nursing
needed by each individual patient. Refers to Physical Therapist,
Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist and Medical
Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills.
Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel. Conducts patient
care conferences on patients assigned to his/her care. Participates
in peer review and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
as assigned. Gives total patient care as needed. Takes on-call duty
nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned. Completes and submits
OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care,
discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with
Agency defined time frames. 22. Appropriately utilizes ICD-10
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