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13 Apr 2018

Registered Nurse / RN – Home Healthcare – Per Diem – Interim HealthCare – Hudson, WI

Interim HealthCare – Posted by Find a Job in Minnesota Hudson, Wisconsin, United States

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Job Description

General Purpose:
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides services and/or treatments requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill and provides effective and efficient patient care in accordance with applicable law and regulations, accepted standards of nursing practice, payor requirements and Interim HealthCare policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:
Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.

Completes initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the patient’s needs at appropriate time points as assigned.

Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).

Contributes to the patient’s plan of care/service plan.

Participates with the patient in clarifying mutually agreed upon goals and incorporates these goals into the plan of care/service plan.

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

Counsels and educates the patient and family in meeting healthcare related needs.

Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing the patient’s progress.

Refers to other services as needed.

Monitors and evaluates outcomes of patient care.

Communicates with appropriate staff regarding changes in the patient’s needs.

Coordinates plans for patient discharge from services.

Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient care and planning for discharge.

Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.

Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.

Uses clinical decision making to efficiently and effectively manage individual patients.

Participates in in-services or training, as requested.

Contributes to the effective implementation of company programs and services.

Contributes to Office business growth.

Provides other assignments as requested and within the scope of licensure.

Accesses personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and has a current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) in which he/she practices.

At least 1200 hours of experience as an RN or completion of the Office’s preceptor program.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Able to perform and provide evidence of current CPR certification for adults, children and infants.

Able to demonstrate basic understanding of computers and workplace software.

Able to work with people, function well under stress, use clinical judgment, be creative and accept challenges.

Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical.

Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.

Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient.

Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.

Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling.

Able to provide proof of valid driver’s license, if applicable.

Locally Owned and Operated

Free Education Courses

Flexible Assignments to fit your needs

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Interim HealthCare has been Providing HomeCare Nationwide For Over 50 Years and we are the leading provider of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. We offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time.

If you’re looking for a stable career opportunity, look no further. We offer the freedom of a flexible work schedule combined with the security of working for an established company. Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.

Interim HealthCare® is an equal opportunity employer who does not discriminate against applicants, employees or clients on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other category protected by the law, or patients’ decisions regarding advance directives. Each Interim HealthCare office is independently owned and operated. Not all services are available at all offices. ©2015 Interim HealthCare Inc.

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