Home Health RN - Care Manager (Polk County) - FT Days - AdventHealth
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Full Time/ Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
• Coordinates and directs the care of a caseload of home patients when the primary skill needed is nursing. Provides comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation for that caseload as the primary nurse.
• Sets priorities of home care caseload adapting to the changing needs of the home care patients and families. Optimizes schedule daily to support productivity, efficiency and maintain best practice visit utilization.
• Assesses physical, functional, psychosocial, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural, cognitive status and discharge planning needs of the home care patient utilizing interview observations and physical exam techniques. Assesses the home environment for safety, infection control, and community resource needs. Reviews patient history and physical, diagnostics and laboratory data. Reviews available information obtained by other team members. Reports abnormal items and results to the physician as appropriate and reviews with patient family. Accurately and timely documents these assessments.
• Utilizing assessment data, formulates a patient specific plan of care along with the patient, family and physician which is feasible within the physical, financial and emotional resources of the family. Establishes individualized, realistic, measurable patient centered goals in consultation with the patient, family and other health care providers including goals to improve or stabilize patient’s medical condition, functional abilities and promote independence. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient when developing the plan of care.
What You Will Need:
Minimum of one-year relevant clinical RN experience
Current Registered Nursing License in State of Practice
Valid Driver’s License and current car insurance
BLS -CPR certified
The Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) Care Manager is a professional nurse who coordinates and directs the home care patient’s care based on individual patient needs. The RN Care Manager is responsible for independent management of the Home Health patient population requiring the use of advanced assessment, teaching and decision-making skills. The nurse is responsible for ensuring that appropriate referrals to other services are made, interdisciplinary conferencing takes place regularly, and appropriate documentation is completed. Relevant knowledge and experience is consistently applied to new patient populations. The Care Manager cares for a caseload of home health patients by evaluating the patient for appropriateness of home health and developing the home care plan in conjunction with the physician. S/he educates patients, families, caregivers and community providers to safely perform care. S/he provides follow up by evaluating effectiveness of the home care plan, and monitoring patient/family’s response to the plan to achieve patient/family goals and top decile outcomes. The Care Manager also identifies performance improvement and home health standard of care initiatives and assists to design or implement programs to address needed changes.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.