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RN Home Health & Hospice

Company: CHI St. Gabriel's Health
Location: Little Falls
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home health and hospice services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Completes an initial assessment of client and family to determine home health needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness.  Regularly re-evaluates client nursing needs.
  2. Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as client status and needs change.
  3. Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  4. Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the client and the family in the planning process.
  5. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  6. Counsels the client and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  7. Provides health care instructions to the client as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
  8. Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the client.
  9. Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate client care for assigned caseload.
  10. Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty days. 
  11. Communicates with the physician regarding the client’s needs and reports any changes in the client’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
  12. Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
  13. Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
  14. Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided

Non-essential Job Responsibilities

  1. Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications

Requirements

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Minimum of 2 years of experience

CPR certfification

Current valid driver's license

 

Preferred

Experience in public health or home health nursing

 

Keywords: CHI St. Gabriel's Health, Minneapolis , RN Home Health & Hospice, Other , Little Falls, Minnesota

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