Suburban Home Health

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Weekend Admissions RN

Weekend Admissions RN

Job ID 
2017-3725
Shift 
Days
Department 
Suburban Home Health
Position Type 
Full Time

More information about this job

Overview

Suburban Home Health is a jointly owned venture between Riverview Health, Hancock Regional Hospital and Witham Health Services. We are an expanding agency with exciting and new career opportunities. At Suburban Home Health we consider our people to be our most important asset. It is our hope that our associates will fulfill their personal and professional goals with Suburban and that they will dedicate their skills and talents to meeting the needs of our patients, our community, and to the success of the agency. Our “Patient’s First” culture encourages active participation in the delivery of excellent patient care and values our associates as professionals.

We are currently seeking a Weekend Admissions RN responsible for the assessment, coordination and delivery of care to Suburban Home Health patients. The Weekend Admissions RN supports patients in the counties of Hamilton, Tipton, Boone, Clinton and Howard.

Responsibilities

The Weekend Admissions RN provides care on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Weekend Admissions RN is responsible for on-call beginning on Sunday at 4:30 pm and ending Monday at 8:00 am. On-call coverage can include the following tasks: troubleshooting wound vac’s and infusion devices, catheter and ostomy care and triaging all phone calls regarding patient concerns.
-Collaborates with physicians and makes recommendations regarding alternative treatment, plan of care and agency resources
-Facilitates communication with interdisciplinary team regarding patient goals and coordination of care
-Assures accuracy and completeness of clinical documentation and communicates with physicians and clinicians to ensure outcomes are met
-Develops and implements goal-directed plans of care to ensure patient achieves desire outcomes
-Completes accurate OASIS documentation within agency expectations
-Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner that adheres to all agency policies and procedures
-Provides education to patients and caregivers regarding medical condition, treatment plan and coordination of care
-Responds to phone calls within 30 minutes to ensure patient needs are met
-Completes an on-call log regarding patient condition and resolution provided
-Attends monthly nursing meetings, OASIS education sessions and quarterly all-staff meetings

Qualifications

-Degree in nursing from an accredited college/university required. BSN preferred.
-Must possess current license from the Indiana State Board of Nursing.
-At least five year’s experience in nursing required.
-Previous experience and/or knowledge in home health preferred.
-Must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
-Ability to prioritize work, utilizing fundamental time management skills.
-Must possess valid Driver’s License and automobile insurance.