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Home Care RN - Cass City

Company: Covenant Healthcare
Location: Cass City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Covenant HealthCare

US:MI:CASS CITY

DAY SHIFT

PART TIME BENEFITED, 24 HOURS PER WEEK

Summary:

The R.N. demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant and the commitment to Keeping our Promise of Caring. This individual is responsible for practicing professional nursing activities in accordance with the planned programs of the agency and Michigan licensure regulations. The R.N. is responsible for Home Care Technician and Licensed Practical Nurse supervisions.

Responsibilities:

Contributes to organization success targets for patient satisfaction and net operating margin

Identifies physical and psychosocial problems through assessment and evaluation of the client and medical record review

Develops, implements, and revises the client's plan of treatment as necessary to work toward expected outcomes and goals

Functions as case manager to coordinate continuity of care utilizing inter and intra-agency resources

Utilizes the nursing process to provide skilled nursing care and prescribed treatments

Teaches clients and caregivers appropriate care procedures and health management measures with gradual transference of responsibilities

Maintains chart records and completes documentation in accordance with agency requirements and procedures

Supervises and directs activities of Home Care Technician and Licensed Practical Nurse

Participates in staff meetings and serves as member of agency committees and task forces

Assists in orientation of personnel and serves as preceptor for nursing students

Participates in Performance Improvement programs

Participates and assists with agency's educational programs

Evaluates and manages client calls during "on-call" rotation in an efficient and effective manner

Evaluates own performance and plans for continuing professional growth

Participates in procedure and policy formation

Represents agency in a professional manner and participates in case finding

Evaluates the client's condition, teaching and training activities in self-administration of medications given intravenously, subcutaneously, or intra spinally, and direct provision of nursing care including:

Assess the environment including safety, adequate refrigeration, storage, and cleanliness

Initiate the plan of treatment and necessary revisions

Administer infusion therapy according to physicians orders

Perform venipunctures and insertion of intravenous needles and catheters

Prepare infusion solutions with the additions of medications

Initiate, monitor and terminate infusion solutions and additives along with physical IV apparatus and dressing

Establish flow rates (if not done by the physician)

Initiate appropriate preventive nursing procedures

Prepare clinical and progress reports

Provide service in accordance with reimbursement, ethical and legal guidelines

Inform the physician and other personnel of changes in the client's needs

Evaluate client total care needs on an ongoing basis

Train client and/or caregiver

Assess the ability of client and/or caregiver to manage when staff is not present

Plan for the client's discharge from service

Other information:

Education

Current licensure with Michigan State Board of Nursing

Skills

Demonstrates excellent customer service skills

Credentials

Valid Michigan driver's license

BCLS certification

Current licensure with Michigan State Board of Nursing

Experience

Two years experience in clinical nursing

Knowledge of basic computer programs

Ability to type

NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT.

It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities. Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on Covenant's premises. Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be an essential function for any position with Covenant.

Keywords: Covenant Healthcare, Flint , Home Care RN - Cass City, Other , Cass City, Michigan

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