The Home Health Nursing, RN enables patients to stay in their homes by providing health and personal services; supporting patients and their families. The Home Health Nursing, RN work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action
The Home Health Nursing, RN assesses and records patient condition by monitoring vital signs. Administers treatments by dispensing medications; changing bandages; administering oxygen supply and equipment. Helps patients care for themselves and helps family members care for the patient by introducing and teaching assisted living techniques such as using a cane or walker, using special utensils to eat, using special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene needs, and appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.
As a Home Health RN Case Manager, you will:
• Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients.
• Administer on-going care and case management for each patient, provide necessary follow-up as directed by the Clinical Manager.
• Confer with physician in developing the initial plan of treatment based on physician’s orders and initial patient assessment. Provide hands-on care, management and evaluation of the care plan and teaching of the patient in accordance with physician orders, under Clinical Manager’s supervision. Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation.
• Coordinate appropriate care, encompassing various healthcare personnel (such as Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and external providers).
• Report patient care/condition/progress to patient’s physician and Clinical Manager on a continuous basis.
• Implement patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to assist them in achieving optimal resolution of needs/problems.
• Coordinate/oversee/supervise the work of Home Health Aides, Certified Home Health Aides and Personal Care Workers and provides written personal care instructions/care plan that reflect current plan of care. Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by home health aides/personal care workers as part of the supervisory/leadership responsibility.
• Discharge patients after consultation with the physician and Clinical Manager, preparing and completing needed clinical documentation.
• Prepare appropriate medical documentation on all patients, including any case conferences, patient contacts, medication order changes, re-certifications, progress updates, and care plan changes. Prepare visit/shift reports, updates/summarizes patient records, and confers with other health care disciplines in providing optimum patient care.
• Diploma, Associate, or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
• A minimum of one year of nursing experience preferred
• Strong med surg, ICU, ER, acute experience
• Home Health experience is a plus
• Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure
• Current CPR certification
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination
Together, we can raise the bar on home healthcare
CenterWell™ Home Health (formerly Kindred at Home), is one of the nation’s leading providers of home care, with an incredible team of compassionate clinicians who deliver high-quality, specialty care to patients. Many of our clinicians live in the same neighborhoods they serve – providing the much-needed care to people in their community.
As a company, we strive to lead by example and show employees the same compassion and care we expect them to show patients. We provide employees the resources, stability, and job flexibility they truly deserve. We help them fulfill their personal and professional goals while enjoying industry-leading benefits, competitive salaries, opportunities for career and professional growth, and a healthy work/life balance.
Part of Humana’s Home Solution business
CenterWell Home Health cares for nearly 80,000 patients every day in over 350 locations, across 38 states. As part of Humana Inc., we create experiences that put patients at the center, working in collaboration with healthcare providers to bring multidisciplinary care directly to the comfort and safety of home. The result is easy, comprehensive and personalized care that helps patients lead healthier, happier lives.
Caring for people who care for our patients
Experience has shown us that supporting and nurturing employees helps them become the best version of themselves and more compassionate, committed home health professionals. That’s why CenterWell Home Health never stops working to improve the employee experience. Our people are our greatest resource, and we are committed to creating an environment they enjoy stepping into every day.
World-class employee benefits
• Competitive pay and benefits package
• 50% matching 401(k) contributions up to 6%
• Career advancement opportunities
• Tuition reimbursement program
• Advanced Continuing Education (CE) accredited training
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40