Loretto Management Corporation

Registered Nurse, Home Care After Hours

ID
2020-36751
Category (Portal Searching)
RN/LPN
Location : Address
109 Lawrence Rd E
Location : Postal Code
13212
Type (Portal Searching)
Per Diem

Overview

Under the guidance and direction of the Director of Patient Services and Home Care Manager, the After Hours RN will provide intermittent assessments, direct physical nursing care, and other home visits needed per the PACE CNY Clinic and the Answering Service/Triage RN Service. The After Hours RN is responsible for providing the highest quality of care in their home care and ensuring safety at all times according to accepted nursing practice standards. The RN acts as a primary support to the Home Care Manager.

 

The practice of the profession of nursing as a Registered Professional Nurse is defined as diagnosing and treating human responses to actual or potential health problems though such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling and provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being, and executing medical regimens prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized Physician or Dentist. A nursing regimen shall be consistent with and shall not vary any existing medical regimen.

 

No Staffing call, strictly Triage calls. 

 

5pm to 8pm on weekdays, weekends - 8am to 5pm, holidays - 10am to 4pm. Requirements are: one weeknight shift, two weekend shifts.

Responsibilities

Job Duties Specific to This Position:

Under the supervision of the Director of Patient Services and/or the Home Care Manager:

  1. Makes home visits to assess, organize, implement and evaluate participant care and reports changes and concerns to the ON-call Home Care Manager, Triage RN Service, or Provider, as appropriate.
  2. Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and skill while performing quality care and meeting the participant specific needs, as evidenced by appropriate documentation.
  3. Provides appropriate education to participant and family and appropriately documents including the use of educational handouts and effectiveness of education.
  4. Completes aide education, supervisions and orientations in a thorough manner as directed.
  5. Obtains, transcribes and implements physician orders per request accurately.
  6. Documents all nursing visits, phone calls, orders, etc. in a thorough manner within 48 hours of visit
  7. Follows policies related to medication administration, transcription and MAR process.

 

Provides Leadership among co-workers.

  1. Demonstrates effective communication skills while working cooperatively with Home Care staff, PACE staff, and outside providers, including the answering service/triage RN service.
  2. Promotes team building be demonstrating an active role in staff meetings, orientation of staff and welcoming new staff.
  3. Actively participates and demonstrates understanding of QAPI process.
  4. Promotes professional growth, the profession of nursing and the program, when possible, by participation in profession associations, educational conferences, volunteer activities, etc.
  5. Demonstrates adherence to all compliance policies and procedures and the code of conduct.
  6. Adheres to all compliance policies and procedures and regulations. Promotes, fosters and displays compliance oriented behavior in the workplace.
  7. Performs responsibilities according to the highest quality standards.
  8. Practices safety awareness, reports any possible safety/environment issues to supervisor and adheres to safety P&Ps

Job Expectations for All Employees:

  • Promotes and role-models the mission, values, vision and strategic goals of Loretto in all interactions with staff, peers, residents, family members, vendors and visitors. Treats people with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service skills such as friendly greeting, making eye contact, listening attentively, responding in a timely manner, showing respect and empathy and acting as a role model for staff and peers.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethics.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies with established policies, procedures, and codes of conduct at all times.
  • Adheres to all health and safety requirements, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Practices and teaches safety awareness. Identifies and reports or corrects any possible safety or environmental issues.
  • Understands all HIPAA and other compliance & regulatory requirements associated with their role, including completion of required internal or external training/certifications.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited school of nursing for RN’s.
  • Current NYS license and registration as a Registered Professional Nurse required.
  • Minimum of one year recent experience as an RN in acute care, long term care, or physician office required.
  • Prior Home Care experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license without restrictions and a reliable, insured vehicle.
  • Proven patient assessment skills.
  • Current knowledge of best practice nursing standards and care
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients, residents, and families from diverse backgrounds who may have physical, sensory and mental impairments.
  • Ability to be involved with family member or other support persons while providing care.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak clearly in English
  • Proficient in MS Office and electronic medical record programs.
  • Must be in good general health and free of addictions to drugs, alcohol and other substances that might compromise the rendering of safe care to the participant.

 

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