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Registered Nurse Preceptor - Home Health PPV

Company: Compassus
Location: Grand Blanc
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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Position Summary
The Registered Nurse Preceptor - Home Health is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the company, among all departments, and all external stakeholders. The Registered Nurse Preceptor - Home Health functions as an educator, mentor, facilitator, change agent, consultant, leader, and respected expert resource to new hires and all Colleagues and Associates. S/he is Responsible for orientation, education, development and retention of newly hired Colleagues and Associates. S/he is responsible for applying the rules and regulations of state and federal regulatory agencies and other certified agencies.
Position Specific Responsibilities
Supports agency and corporate policies, goals and objectives.
Promotes a positive working relationship between agency and Corporate colleagues.
Attends and participates in staff meetings, educational programs and community events, as requested.
Promotes homecare philosophy.
Communicates identified needs and potential solutions to supervisor.
Stays informed of current Medicare/Medicaid regulations.
Evaluates to ensure effectiveness of educational content and delivery as evidenced by charts maintained to meet Medicare/Medicaid regulations.
Assists in audit of records as requested to assess for compliance and understanding of education and educational content provided.
Implements educational content to support the quality of care and services provided by agency.
Implements educational content while precepting and mentoring, and to support successful onboarding of new employees which improves engagement and decreases staff turnover.
Assesses documentation to ensure reflects quality of care and services provided and identifies education required to improve documentation and quality of care provided.
Collaborates between agency and Colleagues to provide education and updates education to support effective onboarding, optimal outcomes, patient satisfaction, orientee satisfaction with onboarding, quality care and compliance.
Manges delivery of educational content throughout Agency to ensure successful onboarding of new Colleagues/Leaders, to meet ongoing home health care needs, and to ensure plans of care are updated to accurately reflect new orders, interventions, and instructions.
Collaborates with Home Health Director, RVP, Director of Education and Clinical Educator throughout orientee onboarding to promote optimal quality, outcomes, to support compliant QAPI program and any Plans of Correction following internal/external surveys/audits.
Reviews staff turnover data and collaborates with Clinical Excellence Department to determine success and effectiveness of onboarding education as evidenced by reduction in staff turnover, to develop process improvement measure to improve this outcome.
Completes routine and emergency assessments of patients as indicated by departmental policy.
Provides coordination and education of interdisciplinary clinical care among all disciplines (RN Case Manager, PT, OT, ST, MSW, PPV RN, LPN/LVN and HHA) as indicated by Plan of Care through case management.
Maintains reduced patient caseload to facilitate precepting new hires for short periods, and when not precepting will be available to support patient care needs of program location.
Supervises the care given by Licensed Practical Nurses and Home Health Aides.
Records observations, treatments, and other pertinent information.
Educates on and provides clear, concise communication to interdisciplinary team and Attending Physician regarding patient/family needs and measures to alleviate symptoms, and monitors response to measures implemented.
Educates on and provides physical and emotional intervention to support the patient and family in period of crisis through case management.
Educates on and prevents unwarranted hospitalizations by meeting patient and family needs in the home.
Educates on and develops patient specific plan of care and coordinates patient care, changes in condition, medication or treatment in conjunction with the ordering Physician or NPP.
Provides education on and collaborates with interdisciplinary team to meet needs of patient, changes in condition, medication and treatment.
Educates on and collaborates with interdisciplinary team IDT to coordinate home health care for the patient and family to ensure skilled need, continuity, and quality of care, and of concerns or updated orders.
Provides education to orientees, patients and caregivers regarding care of patient, disease process, symptom control, treatments and procedures including, but not limited to, wound care and IV therapy.
Educates orientees, patients and caregivers on home health services and Medicare benefits, homebound criteria, skilled need, and admits patients to home health.
Educates on and completes all OASIS assessments as required.
Educates on expectation and documents care at bedside or in patients' home as is possible.
Educates on expectation and completes and submits clinical notes and Oasis, time logs, and all required documentation by 10 A.M. the following morning.
Provides real-time feedback to colleague orientee and supervisor throughout onboarding.
Assists Administrator and Clinical Manager on process improvement plans for staff education and retention.
Participates in on-call rotation as requested.
Regular attendance is an essential function.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Registered Nurse with minimum of two years nursing practice or equivalent experience in acute/critical care/hospital care required, and Home Health or Hospice setting required preferred.
Active license in the state of employment. Knowledge and experience in education.
OASIS experience required preferred.
Current Registered Nurse State Licensure as required.
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Current Registered Nurse State Licensure as required.
Current CPR certification.
Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Keywords: Compassus, Flint , Registered Nurse Preceptor - Home Health PPV, Healthcare , Grand Blanc, Michigan

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