The Care Team - The care you deserve and the support you need.
Come join our growing team! The Care Team Home Health is looking for a part-time Nurse to care for patients in Wayne County, MI, and surrounding areas. We specialize in providing Home Care in the home and facilities. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity, we encourage you to apply today. A member of the recruiting team will be in contact with you to discuss this opportunity in more detail. At the Care Team we offer:
Engaging Company Culture
401k with company match
Growth from within through training, supportive leadership, and collaboration with the best of the best in your field
Independence, Autonomy, and Flexibility!
Innovation and industry-leading systems and technology
In this role as a Registered Nurse, you will play a critical role in the lives of patients by helping them improve their overall help in utilizing a holistic approach.
The Home Health Registered Nurse will provide individualized, one-on-one care to patients within a home-based setting. This includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of individualized patient care plans. The RN will help to educate patients and their families on how to follow their care plans as well as provide nursing care to patients. In this position, you will act as an advocate for patient welfare, and serve as a liaison between patients, their families, and healthcare providers.
Nurses that thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy a balance of independence, mixed with a collaborative team-based approached to care, are highly encouraged to inquire.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complete initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of patient's needs
Develop, implement and evaluate patient's plan of care
Collect accurate OASIS data at time appropriate periods.
Verbalize and demonstrate an understanding of the medication reconciliation process.
Provide appropriate documentation of follow-up with the patient's physician to resolve any medication discrepancies and/or report significant findings.
Assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
Provide patient with the required written information: Visit schedule, including frequency of visits; patient medication schedule/instructions; which medications will be administered by the nurse; any treatments; any other pertinent instruction/s; and any new orders/treatments with date.
Document wound measurements with each comprehensive assessment and weekly thereafter.
Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety, quality and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Initiate needed referrals to other disciplines and/or community resources.
Notify the physician with changes in the patient's status, orders obtained are documented as well as any follow-up
Coordinate care among all disciplines assigned to the patient, including the home health aide, to discuss multidisciplinary team responsibilities, patient progress, plans for continued care, new problems, discharge planning, etc.
Promote patient/family education using various verbal and written communication techniques that consider the patient's/family's cultural, ethnic and/or personal needs or preferences.
Supervise Home Health Aides
Monitor and evaluate LPN's performance in the provision of services, provision of treatments, patient education, communication with the RN, and data collection regarding the patient's status and health needs as delegated by the RN.
Perform admission assessments
Participate in agency mandated activities, i.e., in-services, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI); staff meetings.
Professional Experience and Qualifications
RN License (Required)
Driver's License (Required)
Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)
Home Health: 1 year (Preferred)
EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills; nursing skills per competency checklist
Ability to organize and prioritize workload independently
Valid RN License
TB testing per Agency policy
Valid state driver's license and reliable automobile