Registered Nurse – Home Care Full Time



Posting Date May 16, 2019
Job Title Registered Nurse – Home Care Full Time
Specialty Nursing
Hours FT
Overview Current opening Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Home Care Registered Nurse delivers age appropriate care to the patient in the home setting utilizing standard nursing best practice: assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation within scope of practice defined by the NH Board of Nursing. RNs will effectively interact with patients, caregivers and other healthcare team members while maintaining all standards of professional nursing. RNs will supervise Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Nursing Assistants assigned to patients. Essential Job Functions Develops and implements appropriate plan of care (POC) that complies with referral source orders, specific treatment measures, frequency/expected duration and discharge goals in partnership with the patient, healthcare provider, patient representative (if any) and/or caregiver(s) based on thorough assessment incorporating all aspects of patient limitations and goals, and potential discharge environment Documents accurate and ongoing assessment/reassessment, treatment and discharge of the patient: nursing interventions, patient response to care provided, patient/caregiver educational needs, problems, capabilities, limitations and progress toward goals. Documentation includes evidence of appropriate patient/caregiver teaching, and the understanding of these instructions in accordance with agency guidelines Engages the patient /caregiver in meaningful education as indicated per care plan. Communicates with all physicians involved in the POC and other health practitioners related to the current POC. Demonstrates responsibility to effectively coordinate the patient’s POC with members of the Interdisciplinary Team and other health professionals through team/patient care conference. Updates patient’s short-term/long-term goals as appropriate based on interdisciplinary team assessments and re-assessments. Participates in interdisciplinary team, agency projects, committees, QAPI program and/or other activities upon request and approval from direct supervisor. Attends Agency In-service programs. Demonstrates the Agency's values in all actions: Respect, Compassion, Competence, Culture of Excellence, Leadership, and Stewardship. Other Job Functions Supervises Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Nursing Assistants assigned to patients according to federal and state regulations. Coaches, mentors and precepts new nursing employees and students. Work Environment The employee will be exposed to a variety of uncontrolled work environments. The employee may be exposed to all kinds of weather conditions while driving to and from work assignments. The employee may also be exposed to blood and bodily fluids, virus, disease and infection from patients and environmental hazards in the work environment. The employee may be required to work extended periods of time using an electronic device. Physical Demands This position requires the ability to talk and hear; read, write and speak in English, normal or correctable vision, and hearing. Intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients. Ability to minimally lift up to 50 lbs. and the ability to provide up to 75% assistance for patient transfers. This position requires the ability to frequently enter and exit and/or sit in an automobile for prolonged periods while commuting to work assignments.
Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, accompanied by current New Hampshire nursing license, or compact state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). One year of recent general medical/surgical or skilled/acute care nursing experience. Reliable automobile Automobile Insurance Valid Driver’s license Ability to meet all Post-Offer Pre-employment requirements (including physical capacity exam, background checks, etc.) If hired, be available Monday-Friday for the first weeks of employment to complete the required training. Ability to understand and carry out directions and instructions Ability to work with minimum supervision Ability to read, write and speak English
Agency / Location Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, NH 03301
Contact Information Christine Caccia
Concord Regional VNA
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Phone: 6032305676
Fax: 603-227-7523
Email: christine.caccia@crvna.org
Website: www.crvna.org
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