RN-Home Health Job Description

RN-Home Health Job Description

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Rn-home health provides patient care consistent with the standards and regulations of Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation and JCAHO home health accreditation requirements, QI outcomes/benchmarking, infection control; good understanding of reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payors; good working understanding of budget and other financial reports.

RN-Home Health Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be responsible for timely completion of OASIS visits and develop plan of care based on finding
Be an integral part of this nursing practice
Provide quality care to patients in their homes under the direction of a physician
Be responsible for assessing the needs of the patient including safety concerns and coordinating Home Health Services to reflect the philosophy and standards of the agency
Be responsible under the direction of the Home Health Clinical Supervision and on order of the physician for direct and indirect quality care for patients of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act
Act under the direction of the Home Health Clinical Supervision and on order of the physician, is accountable for direct and indirect quality care for patients of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act
Accept professional development is an integral part of this nursing practice
Under the direction of the Home Health Clinical Supervision and on order of the physician, is accountable for direct and indirect quality care for patients of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act
Practice professional development that is an integral part of this nursing practice
Drive throughout your work day to see patients in private residences, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities within the Greater Seattle area

RN-Home Health Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for RN-Home Health

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, ACLS, AHA

Education for RN-Home Health

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rn-home health job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, Associates, School of Nursing, Nursing Program, Nursing Education, Health, Public Health, Communication

Skills for RN-Home Health

Desired skills for rn-home health include:

Home health care services and Medicare regulations/Conditions of Participation
OASIS
Computer systems
Medicare Conditions of Participation
Medicare/Medical and insurance standards to ensure reimbursement for all services rendered
Title 22
Regulations and understanding of meeting state and federal requirements for respective services
Care for the chronically ill and frail elderly
Changes governing Home Health Agencies in accreditation
Concise

Desired experience for rn-home health includes:

Two (2) years full time experience practicing as a registered nurse with one (1) year of clinical experience in a Medicare certified Home Care or Hospice agency/facility doing intermittent visits and case management
Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) Preferred
Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Georgia
Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Alabama
Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Mississippi
Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Illinois

RN-Home Health Examples

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RN-Home Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-home health. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rn-home health
  • Attends case conference, team meetings, and education in-services as required
  • Make home visits to implement the nursing process
  • Follow safety standards
  • Provides care in accordance with agency policy
  • Supervises, provides training and evaluates home care aides
  • Accompanies home care aides on supervisory visits with clients
  • Safeguards clients’ property
  • Maintains clients’ self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information
  • Directs and documents care provided to clients
  • Explains procedures before and during care
Qualifications for rn-home health
  • Performs all duties of case management for assigned case load
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and one (1) year of related experience
  • Reach Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time
  • Sit Occasionally, up to 20% of the time
  • Stand Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time
  • Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the time
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RN-Home Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-home health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rn-home health
  • Meets or exceeds department productivity standard as defined in the Home Health policy by practicing good organizational and time management skills
  • Per Home Health policy, works assigned hours including rotating through weekend shifts and after hours call
  • Maintains professional expertise through attending mandatory department in-services and satisfactorily performing skills competencies
  • Participates in the Continuous Quality Assurance process as defined in the department CQI plan
  • Make initial nursing evaluation visit to communicate with physician and determine a plan of care
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families
  • Collaborate with patients and their families, members of a multidisciplinary team, to ensure optimal patient outcomes and enhancement of the patient experience
  • Assess, collect, and analyze comprehensive objective, subjective, psychosocial, and cultural data pertinent to patient condition to determine the nursing diagnosis, patient needs and plan of care
  • Develop an appropriate plan of care based on objective and subjective data, observations, and communications from patient and family and continuously review and revise the plan of care as patient condition warrants
  • Prioritize and implemet the identified plan, coordinate care delivery, employ interventions to improve patient outcomes while providing a safe, respectful, and ethical practice environment
Qualifications for rn-home health
  • BSN and PHN preferred
  • One year of experience in Medical-Surgical nursing
  • Recent IV experience preferred
  • Meeting minimum requirement for RN III of clinical ladder
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in health, home care or hospice nursing is preferred
  • One year of experience as a registered nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred
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RN-Home Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a rn-home health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rn-home health
  • Per Home Health policy, work assigned hours including rotating through weekend shifts and after hours call
  • Demonstrate advancement of professional nursing practice through continuing education, community, professional organizations and committee activities
  • Participate as preceptor in the orientation of new staff and/or students as assigned by supervisor
  • Participate in the Continuous Quality Assurance process as defined in the department Continuous Quality Assurance plan
  • Initiate, develop, and update the plan of care in accordance with the physician and other health professionals
  • Possesses knowledge of developmental needs and competent in the assessment and treatment as it relates to the age of the patient population served
  • Collaborates with the patient, family and members of the healthcare team
  • Collaborate with team members, the patient, the patient’s family and others as appropriate in the development of a proactive discharge plan
  • Performs procedures and treatments according to accepted department/unit protocols, guidelines, standards and the Nurse Practice Act
  • Completes a comprehensive nursing assessment including but not limited to physical, functional, psychosocial, emotional, cognitive, sexual, cultural, age related, environmental, spiritual, transpersonal and economic factors in a systematic and ongoing process while honoring the uniqueness of the patient
Qualifications for rn-home health
  • Minimum of two years’ experience, at least one of which is in public health, home care or hospice nursing is preferred
  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent
  • One year prior professional nursing experience, home care experience preferred
  • Current CPR before working with patient
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray before working with patient
  • Successful completion of all pre-employment testing
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RN-Home Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a rn-home health. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rn-home health
  • Demonstrates a high degree of commitment to professional development, customer service and quality care provision
  • Completes annual competencies and all required certifications
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested such as on-call
  • Conduct initial and ongoing patient assessment with attention to the patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial, functional, home environment, and spiritual needs
  • Develop and implement individualized plan of care for each patient
  • Develop and teach individualized patient education according to assessed learning needs
  • Provide care to patients in the home and consults with other specialists as indicated
  • Assess each patient's clinical condition per unit/dept standards and report changes as appropriate
  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments according to physician orders and/or approved protocols
  • Collaborate and communicate with other personnel and physicians to optimize patient care according to the plan of care
Qualifications for rn-home health
  • Successful completion of the Maxim Staffing Solutions background screening and hiring process
  • Completes necessary education to attain RN Licensure in state of California
  • 1 year of professional nursing experience required
  • Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in Texas
  • 1 year Medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting required for Home Health RN
  • 2 years Pediatric experience in an acute care setting for RN caring for pediatric patient
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RN-Home Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-home health. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rn-home health
  • Demonstrate competency in OASIS assessment
  • Collaborate in the development of the patient’s plan of care based upon physician orders, OASIS-C assessment, evaluation of patient needs and patient goals
  • Directs and assists with client, family / significant other education
  • Provides safe quality care in an efficient, cost effective manner
  • Admit new patients according to Department procedure
  • Coordinate the activities of health team members to provide comprehensive care and continuity of services and conduct team meetings
  • Supervise and plan Home health Aide activities appropriate to individual patient care requirements and in accordance with department policy
  • Prepare and submit schedule planner each week
  • Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Florida
  • In accordance with the physicians referral order, make the initial visit to the patient in their place of residence
Qualifications for rn-home health
  • Must have a valid AK drivers license and auto insurance in accordance with state automobile laws
  • Competencies may include mandatory unit required competencies, and BLS
  • Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in Michigan
  • Minimum of two-years’ Register Nurse experience
  • Nurse must have at least 1 year of Home Health experience
  • Nurse must have Post- Acute Care experience

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