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RN (Registered Nurse) Home Health

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthPRN RN FOR IN-HOME VISITS. REQUIRES AVAILABILITY FOR 11 VISITS PER MONTH, 1 WEEKEND DAY EVERY 6 WEEKS, AND 1 HOLIDAY PER YEAR.JOB SUMMARYThe Home Care RN Team Nurse is a registered nurse who applies nursing knowledge and clinical skills using the nursing process to provide high-quality, individualized, safe care to patients in their home environment The RN Team Nurse utilizes nursing assessment skills, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication in providing home health services to patients. The Home Care RN Team Nurse works closely with the case manager, team members, and other health care providers to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient care with minimal direct supervision.Mission/Core Values: It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with the Ministry's Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: Seeks to understand, listen and explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for and welcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care, joyful service, and teamwork) and in a manner that reflects the core values of Mercy Health which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service. All supervisors and above are expected to model the organizational mission and values through their daily actions, decision-making, and priority setting. All supervisors and above are expected to develop, implement and monitor short and long-range plans to meet or surpass standards consistent with the overall strategic plan.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe RN Team Nurse demonstrates nursing expertise, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills needed to accurately assess patients in their home environment. Demonstrates knowledge of community resources. Demonstrates problem-solving skills to function in an autonomous role and communicates effectively. Maintains availability at all times during work hours. Demonstrates continued re-assessment to determine the plan of care continues to meet the needs of the patient and communicates to all other health care providers including the home care team. Responsible to perform direct nursing care and documenting with accuracy. Acts as a patient advocate. Meets or exceeds productivity standards.Assists in developing and contributing to the patient plan of care with patients and/or caregivers that; Maintains the greatest amount of independence and enables the patient to remain safely in the home environment, follows care plans to achieve quality outcomes, assures attainable goals, provides continuity of care and coordination of care with other team members and health care providers, provides appropriate education to patients and caregivers that promotes health, wellness, and self-management. Regularly reassess to ensure services are appropriate, cost-effective, and not increasing the patient's dependence. Assist patients/family in making informed decisions by ensuring the patient/family receives and understands appropriate information.Communicates effectively with leadership, team members, and other health care providers. Participates and communicates effectively during interdisciplinary team meetings. Initiates consultation with clinical managers as issues and concerns arise. Demonstrates leadership qualities including time management, verbal and written communication skills, listening skills, problem-solving, decision making, priority setting, work delegation, and work organization.Evaluates home health services provided by LPNs and home health aides according to agency policy, and documents and provide appropriate feedback promptly.Accurately completes and submits all required documentation according to policy. Clinical records accurately reflect patient assessment findings and interventions. Demonstrates proficiency with the use of multiple electronic devices and applications. Cares for and is responsible for company-issued electronic hardware/devices per policy. Responsible for proper use of supplies and equipment. Complies with agency budget.Supports and promotes a positive work environment. Demonstrates skill in conflict resolution. Supports communication of information regarding changes in agency operations and policies. Participates in the orientation of home care staff and provides input to the evaluation of orientation related to the specialty. Demonstrates knowledge of agency policies, procedures, and regulations regarding reimbursement for home care services and plans care accordingly. Demonstrates compliance with federal, state, and local rules and regulations, along with the organization's Corporate Responsibility Program.Attends and participates in staff meetings. Contributes and participates in continuous quality improvement activities. Participates and communicates in department/organizational committees. Participates in educational programs to maintain professional licensures, and is competent with job functions. The above is intended to describe the general content and functions of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. The job description is subject to continual revisions as needed for patient care. Due to the services and care provided by this institution, personnel may be requested to serve in related capacities as determined by their qualifications in a different unit, department, and campus, to not disrupt patient care and continue to provide a safe environment to our patients. All employees are expected to follow Mercy Health policies and procedures, maintain high standards of safe work performance, and maintain good attendance and punctuality.MINIMUM EDUCATIONRequired Minimum Education: Specialty/Major: Registered NurseMercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift:Days (United States of America)Department:Home Care- Youngstown Home Care/DME/HospiceAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

Keywords: Mercy Health, Youngstown , RN (Registered Nurse) Home Health, Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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