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REGISTERED NURSE-HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (DAYS)

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse DEPARTMENT: Home Health and Hospice REPORTS TO: Home Health and Hospice Director JOB SUMMARY: The Home Health and Hospice RN provides skilled nursing assessment, planning and care to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the units/areas/departments policies and procedures. Position requires travel around a 50-mile radius of Cody; reliable transportation necessary, valid drivers license and vehicular insurance. Must be available for rotating work schedule. JOB REQUIREMENTS Current Wyoming Register Nurse License EXPERIENCE Home Care experience preferred: 2 years nursing experience required. SKILLS Ability to work autonomously; excellent assessment and communication skills. REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS BLS and a current drivers license ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Nursing assessments and patient evaluations. Regularly reevaluate the nursing needs of patients and prepares recertification. Initiates the patients plan of treatment and any necessary revisions. Perform 4-5 nursing visits/day. Inform MD and nursing supervisor of changes in patients condition and needs. Comply with Medicare conditions of participation. Provide total patient care for a team of patients. Prepare nurses notes. Perform supervisory visits of HHA. Provide appropriate support at time of death. Share in providing 24-hour, seven-day a week coverage to Hospice patients/families. Assist nursing staff in other departments as requested and qualified when need arises. Complete 24 hours of in-service training per year. SECONDARY FUNCTIONS Schedules home visits as assigned. Alternate on call hours with other RNs. Participates in in-service programs, D/C planning, case conferences, IDT meetings and staff meetings. Complete D/C summaries on primary patients. Coordinate treatment with paramedical personnel.

REGISTERED NURSE-HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (DAYS)

cody regional health
Cody, WY 82414
Full Time

Published on 01/15/2022

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