RN Homecare Clinician PV
Company: MedStar Visiting Nurse Association
Location: Middle River
Posted on: September 14, 2019
Job Summary 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. Minimum
Qualifications Education/Training Graduation from a diploma,
Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree program in Nursing; BSN
preferred. Experience 2 years RN experience (ICU, CCU, med-surg,
oncology, gerontology) within last 5 years; 1 year home health
nursing experience preferred or successful completion of LPN to RN
Competency Assessment. License/Certification/Registration Valid RN
license in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia, or any
combinations required based on work location(s). CPR certification
required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities I.V. therapy skills.
Organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication
skills. Basic computer skills preferred. Smart Phone experience;
wound care experience. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Analyzes
and documents patient’s and family’s response to interventions.
Evaluates measurable progress toward goals and revises plan of
care. Identifies and modifies underlying factors that impede
progress toward goals. Makes recommendations for update in 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
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 individualized
plan of care and includes patient and family in development and
revision of plan and goal setting. Care plan includes specific care
interventions with expected measurable patient outcomes.
Establishes and documents teaching plan 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 care plan. Independently evaluates effectiveness of
teaching plan in meeting patient/family goals. Revises as needed
Independently implements and documents plan of care for patients
with routine to complex problems to facilitate continuity of care.
Documented interventions are related to plan of care. Interventions
reflect 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 patient 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 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. 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 30,000 associates
and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings
across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300
community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association
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 is
dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but
also to the continuing education and professional development of
our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for
career advancement and personal fulfillment.
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