Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health
Company: American Home Health Care
Posted on: January 22, 2023
$65 - $75 an hour
$100 - $200 Per Visit
American Hospice and Home Health Services is currently seeking a
Full Time or Part Time RN to service Alameda County. Negotiable to
salary, hourly, and per visit pay rates depending on
The Registered Nurse is a professional nurse who coordinates and
directs the home care patient's care based on individual patient
needs. The RN is responsible for independent management of the Home
Health/Hospice patient population requiring the use of advanced
assessment, teaching and decision-making skills. The nurse is
responsible for ensuring that appropriate referrals to other
services are made, interdisciplinary conferencing takes place
regularly, and appropriate documentation is completed. Relevant
knowledge and experience is consistently applied to new patient
Our Hospice Care Mission is to provide compassionate and quality
end of life care and grief support to patients and their families.
We provide emotional comfort to patients, families and caregivers
during the last phase of one's life.
Our Home Health Care Mission is to provide professional and
paraprofessional services to patients in their homes, assisting
them to achieve the highest level of potential in their day-to-day
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Home Health Primary Nurse must possess excellent communication
skills, both written and verbal.
Provides comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and
evaluation for a caseload of home care clients as the primary
Maintains a complete record for the care that is given with the
patient. Documents in the clinical record per home health agency
policy and procedure.
Maintains an updated clinical record on each patient at all times,
meeting required deadlines for documentation of certification,
re-certification, aide supervision reports, aide care plan updates,
routine recording of case coordination, care plan updates,
addressing progress toward goals, and verbal orders.
Accurately completes admission and revisit documentation,
documentation of completed communications, billing and employee
statistical information, and payroll documentation.
Documents patient, family and caregiver teaching.
Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine
home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and
history of current and previous illness(es).
Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient
status and needs change.
Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan
development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and
assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned
Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call
Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items
and services are available.
Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided
every two (2) weeks.
Current RN License in State of California
Minimum 1 year experience as a professional nurse within the last
three years. Experience must be at least in the area of public
health, home care or hospice nursing.
Licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance
with state/or organization requirements.
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on
Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent
shifts in direction
Community based services
Hospice at Home
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