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Home Health Nurse (RN)

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Alpena
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) Position Summary

The Staff Registered Nurse provides professional and comprehensive nursing care within the scope of agency services. The target patient/client population for this position is those requiring skilled clinical home care services. Activities of this position are patient/client focused and utilize the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in accordance with nursing practice standards, physician orders, and agency policies and procedures.

  • Hours: Full-time with full benefits package

  • Location: Alpena, MI

    What MidMichigan offers their Home Health Registered Nurses (RN):

    • Competitive wages and benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision.

    • $15,000 sign on bonus! It's a small token we can give as a thank you!

    • Immediate paid time off!

    • Never lose variety! Work with all patients from all different ages and walks of life!

      • Including Stroke, Oncology, Pediatrics, Heart Failure, Post-Surgical, Home Infusions

      • All priorities align with the entire Health System across all departments!

      • Culture of safety!

      • We focus on patient experience and our quality of care.

      • Tuition reimbursement to continue your education!

      • Retirement fund with a company match!

      • Leadership and organizational skills case managing patients with a variety of needs

      • Assessment skills to develop a comprehensive plan of care

      • A full resource system of resources to assist in your career, including HR, Education, Professional Development and more!

        A day in the life as a Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) at MidMichigan Health:

        • (20%)* Regularly assesses patient's/client's needs and provides skilled nursing services as prescribed by the physician authorized plan of care and accepted standards of nursing practice.

        • (20%)* Initiates plan of care for assigned patients/clients and revises and adapts as necessary.

        • (20%)* Provides nursing care (or arranges for services through specialized staff) through ongoing visits to a group of patients/clients, sharing the patient/client case load.

        • (15%)* Coordinates patient/client care by evaluating outcomes and providing on-going feedback to others involved in care relative to patient status and changes needed on patient care plan.

        • (15%)* Coordinates care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Home Health Aides and supervises Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) as needed.

        • (10%)* Notifies physician of changes in patient/client condition and care needs and obtains new orders as needed.

          Other Duties and Responsibilities:

          • Functions as case manager for assigned case load if assigned.

          • Implements preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures and utilizes community and agency resources for optimum patient/client care.

          • Utilizes Agency documentation system to record services provided according to agency, professional, and program standards.

          • Provides patients/clients/caregivers/physicians with the necessary information to promote informed decision making leading to the achievement of optimal level of independence and as required by regulatory agencies.

          • Establishes a Home Health Aide care plan and supervises the Home Health Aide according to Agency guidelines.

          • May make joint visits with other disciplines to assure consistency of care.

          • Functions as part of multi-disciplinary team in coordinating care including planning for discharge.

          • Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated on the plan of care.

          • Conducts patient, caregiver, and family counseling and education.

            Required Education, Experience, Training, and Skills:

            • Associate's Degree Required; Bachelor's Degree Preferred.

            • Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Michigan required.

            • Driver's License and Vehicle Insurance Required.

            • Fingerprinting upon hire required.

            • One year of direct patient care experience is preferred.

            • Ability to work independently, demonstrating problem solving and organizational skills.

            • Ability to work where employee may be exposed to communicable diseases in unpredictable home situations.

            • Ability to drive in hazardous road conditions

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Flint , Home Health Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Alpena, Michigan

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