Community Health Nurse, RN
Clinical Lynn - Job Code #:
Location: Lynn, MA
HOURS/SCHEDULE: 37.5 hours a week
POSITION SUMMARY: To provide quality care to clients in their home. The scope of practice includes direct client care and advocacy.
AGENCY EXPECTATION OF EMPLOYEE
All Care is committed
to Service Excellence, outstanding communication and
exceeding the expectations of those we serve, including our
patients, our referral sources, those who support our agency
and each other. The
agency recognizes employees who deliver on this commitment
through a formal recognition program.
At minimum, All Care expects each employee to
maintain a positive, respectful attitude, to demonstrate
flexible and efficient time management, to meet departmental
productivity standards, while keeping current the necessary
skills to work in the home care environment.
Each employee is expected to maintain open, honest
and appropriate confidential communications with all
customer groups in order to foster an effective service
the level of clinical expertise necessary to meet the needs
of the home care population.
patient confidentiality as required by HIPAA.
with infection control in accordance with Agency Policy.
out additional supervision or resources as needed.
closely with scheduler to submit in a timely manner and
maintain an accurate visit schedule
conferences at least every two weeks with clinical manager.
home health aid supervision in accordance with Federal/State
regulations and Agency policy as assigned.
in On Call rotation.
any other tasks assigned by supervisor.
company email on normally scheduled days at a minimum of the
beginning and ending of their normal scheduled day and
responds ASAP but a maximum of within 24 hours
effective case management of patients on caseload with focus
on meeting and/or exceeding agency quality outcomes,
included but not limited to:
visits per episode
§ Provides care in manner that assures above average patient satisfaction outcomes as measured by HHCHPS and in accordance with professional standards of practice.
§ Adheres to Agency established protocols for patient care (CHF protocol, Complex Wound Care, etc.)
§ Completes clinical assessments per Federal/State regulations and Agency Policy.
§ Develops an individual plan of care including patient specific goals for each admission.
§ Makes appropriate referrals for other services within the agency and community.
§ Updates and revises the plan of care and interventions as appropriate.
§ Participates in and documents case conferences with other disciplines at least every two weeks.
§ Provides appropriate teaching interventions to each client’s status as appropriate.
§ Communicates with physicians regarding the client’s status as appropriate.
§ Demonstrates knowledge of contraindications/precautions in relation to diagnosis and/or treatment.
§ Develops appropriate discharge plans.
documentation in accordance with Federal/State regulations
and Agency Policy.
client’s level of understanding and response to teaching
on every visit.
on each visit client’s progress towards goals including
barriers that impede progress.
a skill for each billable visit.
at point of care with the completion of the note the same
day as the visit.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must regularily lift and / or move 50 pounds and frequently lift and / or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.