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RN - Home Care

Company: Cuyuna Regional Medical Center
Location: Crosby
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY Registered Nurses provide direct care to patients and are part of the care given by other disciplines. Registered Nurses must continually strive to provide the highest quality of care possible for the patients. They must also lead the nursing team toward the achievement of the goals of the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center. High quality care and overall efficiency are essential components to this success. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Previous experience in Home Care preferred. License/Certificates: Current Minnesota RN license. American Heart Association BLS certification within 30 days of hire. Valid Minnesota driver#s license required. Special Skills and Aptitudes: Ability to lead and supervise resident/patient care team. Ability to interact effectively with physicians, patients and family, staff and other healthcare providers. Ability to adapt resources to meet the needs of the situation. Knowledge and skills to implement nursing theory. Demonstrates mature judgment, initiative and proficiency in nursing skills. Demonstrates leadership qualities and executive and organizational abilities. Knowledge of applied science principles in nursing situations involving techniques and procedures, hygiene and safety measures. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to recognize manifestation of physical and emotional problems. Knowledge and skills to review charts and enter data efficiently. Teaching ability and ability to work independently using good judgment. Ability to properly and safely operate all equipment required for this position. Knowledge and use of community resources. Maintains good physical and mental health. May be assigned to specialty areas. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES RN: Exercises concern for the patient#s welfare above all else. Remains up-to-date on new nursing skills, technology and requirements in the changing healthcare environment. Utilizes the nursing process (observation, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) in the delivery of care. Performs duties in accordance with physician orders, HomeHealth Partnership, the Medical Center#s policies, methods, and techniques, and by cooperating with other departments and personnel. Practices and maintains high ethical standards. When requested, participates in in-service programs, education programs, and orientation of new personnel. Provides leadership and promotes teamwork. Counsels the client and family in meeting nursing and related needs. Responsible for the direct and indirect care of patients assigned to her/him under the guidance of the Director/Assistant Director. Maintains accurate and complete records of nursing assessments and care. Administers medication to patients; performs treatments. Maintains knowledge of patient#s condition. When requested, assists in the orientation of new personnel. Home Care/Hospice: Independently and effectively coordinates and cares for own caseload by: preparing and keeping up to date a written plan of care; assuring financial coverage by following payers prior authorization and requirements; exploring and utilizing available resources. Supervises the work of LPN(s), Home Health Aides, Homemaker in the home according to policies, rules and regulations. Working knowledge and use of Lifeline equipment. Takes initiative in development, organization, implementation and evaluation of a project or specialty area assigned by the Director. Demonstrates the ability to triage Home Care/Hospice business intake tasks effectively. Demonstrate Standards of Excellence when other duties are assigned.

  • POSITION SUMMARY
  • Registered Nurses provide direct care to patients and are part of the care given by other disciplines. Registered Nurses must continually strive to provide the highest quality of care possible for the patients. They must also lead the nursing team toward the achievement of the goals of the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center. High quality care and overall efficiency are essential components to this success.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education and Experience:
  • Previous experience in Home Care preferred.

  • License/Certificates:
  • Current Minnesota RN license. American Heart Association BLS certification within 30 days of hire. Valid Minnesota driver's license required.

  • Special Skills and Aptitudes:
  • Ability to lead and supervise resident/patient care team.

  • Ability to interact effectively with physicians, patients and family, staff and other healthcare providers.

  • Ability to adapt resources to meet the needs of the situation.

  • Knowledge and skills to implement nursing theory.

  • Demonstrates mature judgment, initiative and proficiency in nursing skills.

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and executive and organizational abilities.

  • Knowledge of applied science principles in nursing situations involving techniques and procedures, hygiene and safety measures.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to recognize manifestation of physical and emotional problems.

  • Knowledge and skills to review charts and enter data efficiently.

  • Teaching ability and ability to work independently using good judgment.

  • Ability to properly and safely operate all equipment required for this position.

  • Knowledge and use of community resources.

  • Maintains good physical and mental health.

  • May be assigned to specialty areas.

  • ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • RN:
  • Exercises concern for the patient's welfare above all else.

  • Remains up-to-date on new nursing skills, technology and requirements in the changing healthcare environment.

  • Utilizes the nursing process (observation, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) in the delivery of care.

  • Performs duties in accordance with physician orders, HomeHealth Partnership, the Medical Center's policies, methods, and techniques, and by cooperating with other departments and personnel.

  • Practices and maintains high ethical standards.

  • When requested, participates in in-service programs, education programs, and orientation of new personnel.

  • Provides leadership and promotes teamwork.

  • Counsels the client and family in meeting nursing and related needs.

  • Responsible for the direct and indirect care of patients assigned to her/him under the guidance of the Director/Assistant Director.

  • Maintains accurate and complete records of nursing assessments and care.

  • Administers medication to patients; performs treatments.

  • Maintains knowledge of patient's condition.

  • When requested, assists in the orientation of new personnel.

  • Home Care/Hospice:
  • Independently and effectively coordinates and cares for own caseload by: preparing and keeping up to date a written plan of care; assuring financial coverage by following payers prior authorization and requirements; exploring and utilizing available resources.

  • Supervises the work of LPN(s), Home Health Aides, Homemaker in the home according to policies, rules and regulations.

  • Working knowledge and use of Lifeline equipment.

  • Takes initiative in development, organization, implementation and evaluation of a project or specialty area assigned by the Director.

  • Demonstrates the ability to triage Home Care/Hospice business intake tasks effectively.

  • Demonstrate Standards of Excellence when other duties are assigned.

Keywords: Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Duluth , RN - Home Care, Other , Crosby, Minnesota

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