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RN Case Manager (Home Health)

Coastal Home Health & Hospice
Brookings, OR 97415

Registered Nurse Case Manager (Home Health)




Job Description



POSITION SUMMARY:



Performs professional nursing in the home health program providing direct skilled patient care in the home.  Provides home health services that reflect the agencys philosophy and acceptable standards of care.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



May include, but are not limited to the following:



  • Participation in care plan development, implementation and revision.

  • Provides skilled nursing care including but not limited to: physical assessments, pain management, administration/supervision of medication, catheterization, dressing changes, irrigations, venipuncture, intravenous infusions, central line care, diabetic care.

  • Teaches and demonstrates basic patient care, use of medications, diagnosis related information and treatments to patient/family members/caregivers/representatives.

  • Informs the Clinical Director and/or the Clinical Supervisor of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issues.



HOSPICE DUTIES



On occasion, the Home Health RN may be required to assist in the care of home health patients. Additional Hospice duties are as follows:



  • Makes the initial evaluation visit to the patient to determine needs, develop Plan of Treatment and provide nursing services.

  • Pain and symptom assessment and management.



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS



Education, Certification, and Licenses -



  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.

  • Must hold a current unencumbered RN nursing license to practice in Oregon.

  • Current BLS care or be able to obtain prior to date of hire.



Experience -



  • One year of nursing practice in a prior home health, hospice or facility setting is required; 3 years preferred.



Knowledge of -



  • Nursing techniques and procedures.

  • Medical terminology.



Other -



  • Must have Oregon drivers license, car insurance and maintain a good driving record.



KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NECESSARY TO PERFORM JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Understands home health regulations.

  • Understands and is committed to the home health philosophy of care.

  • Has comprehensive knowledge of medications, treatment and rehabilitative care.

  • Relates to and cares for people from all walks of life in a calm, courteous and professional manner.



WORK CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT:



  • Employee may encounter various environmental situations in individual patient homes, including odors, tobacco smoke or animals. Tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.

  • Travel is required - Brookings; Gold Beach; and Port Orford Oregon, and to and from homes, hospice centers, or other places where patients are located.


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Posted: 2021-09-27 Expires: 2021-10-27

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Brookings, OR 97415

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