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RN Homecare Clinician PV - Relocation Offered!

Location: Baltimore
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of Position
Provides, teaches, and demonstrates professional nursing activities in accordance with policies and procedures of the agency, and as defined by the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Maryland, District of Columbia or Virginia.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and documents patients' and family's responses to interventions. Evaluates measurable progress toward goals and revise plan of care. Identifies and modifies underlying factors that impede progress toward goals. Makes recommendations for updates in the plan of care, using knowledge of interventions and resources.
  • Collaborates with the patient's physician and staff in planning and evaluating patient care. Provides timely, pertinent written and verbal information to physicians and insurance case managers. Establishes visit schedule and informs patient/family and team supervisor. Uses a wide variety of community and agency resources as needed to meet patient needs. Independently manages activities of caseload mix for patients. Independently organizes patient assignments for completion of tasks within acceptable time frames. Seeks assistance from Clin III, or supervisor regarding complex patient problems. Maintains necessary clinical records, collects data, and prepares reports on activities. Submits completed admission records within 48 hours. Submits daily records within 24 hours. Recertification completed prior to recent date. Maintains caseload mix and productivity for acuity level of patients.
  • Contributes to the achievement of established goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Completes annual Code of Conduct, Compliance, and other mandatory training. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  • Independently develops and documents an individualized plan of care and includes patient and family in the development and revision of plan and goal setting. The care plan includes specific care interventions with expected measurable patient outcomes. Establishes and documents teaching plans for patients/families.
  • Independently identifies comprehensive learning needs of designated patients. Independently develops teaching plans that specify time frames. Bases teaching and counseling plan on patient's level of knowledge, diagnosis, prescribed treatment, and available resources. Utilizes demonstration, verbal, and written instruction in order to carry out the care plan. Independently evaluates the effectiveness of the teaching plan in meeting patient/family goals. Revises as needed
  • Independently implements and documents plan of care for patients with a routine to complex problems to facilitate continuity of care. Documented interventions are related to the planning of care. Interventions reflect the standard of care for patient condition/diagnosis. Interventions include utilizing agency and community resources. Performs nursing procedures consistent with home care protocols. Interventions reflect knowledge of standard home care supplies and equipment used in inpatient care.
  • Is responsive to and communicates respectfully with patients/families, peers, and other health team members. Initiates and participates in regularly scheduled case conferences; includes all disciplines. Includes patient and family in mutual goal setting and care plan revision.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with other departments and participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and agency in community outreach efforts. Enhances growth and development and enriches personal knowledge and skill through participation in educational programs and affiliations.
  • Performs history and assessment related to an episode of patient illness. Identifies primary patient problems from assessment. Identifies discharge planning needs. Interprets abnormal clinical data to anticipate problems associated with changing patient status.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates basic leadership skills as a Case Manager and with other responsibilities as required.

    Minimum Qualifications
  • Vocational/Technical Diploma graduation from a diploma program in Nursing required or
  • Associate's degree in Nursing required and
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
    • 1-2 years RN experience (ICU, CCU, Med-Surg, Oncology, Gerontology) within last 5 years required or
    • 1-2 years Home health nursing experience or successful completion of LPN to RN competency assessment preferred
      Licenses and Certifications
      • RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure and/or Compact State Licensure Valid RN license in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia, or any combinations required based on work location(s) Upon Hire required and
      • DL - Valid State Driver's License in good standing with a dependable vehicle for transportation Upon Hire required and
      • CPR - Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (includes BLS and NRP) for healthcare providers from either the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross within 90 Days required and
      • Additional unit/specialty certifications may vary by department or business unit.
        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
        • I.V. therapy skills.
        • Organizational skills.
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
        • Basic computer skills preferred.
        • Smart Phone experience; wound care experience.

          Why MedStar Health?
          At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

          Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
          Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
          Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
          More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

          About MedStar Health
          MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

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