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In Home Services RN - Full Time Days - Immanuel Pathways Omaha**$6,000.00 Sign-On Bonus**No Weekends No Holidays**

Immanuel Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

Performs initial assessment, semi-annual reassessment, annual reassessment, and change of condition assessments of participants in the participant’s home environment. Provides skilled nursing care, treatments, and health education to participants in their homes. Implements orders, develops appropriate plans of care for participants in their home, and oversees other in-home care staff members to carry out duties and responsibilities. Coordinates plan of care with appropriate community resources and Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Maintains the participant’s medical record with thorough documentation. Communicates participant’s changes and progress to IDT and contracted home health agency. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.

Requirements of Job:

  • Be legally authorized (currently licensed or if applicable, certified or registered) to   practice the job’s functions and actions in the respective state in which he/she is employed.
  • Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice in the in the respective state in which he/she is employed.
  • Agree to abide by the philosophy, practices, and protocols of the PACE organization.
  • Job specific competencies for the In-Home Services RN will be met prior to assuming participant care.

 

Nature and Scope of Job:

  • Work receives direction toward accomplishment of program or project objectives. Supervisor assists with unprecedented or controversial situations.  Significant opportunity to decide and develop work methods, procedures, or priorities.
  • Work involves many different or unrelated processes applied to an administrative or professional field which requires assessment of unusual circumstances, variations in approach, and incomplete or conflicting data.
  • Work methods and procedures to be followed are incomplete or not completely relevant.  Must be developed or refined using judgment and discretion.

KEY FUNCTIONS OF JOB

Approx.Time Requirement

Key (Essential) Functions of this Job

70% In-Home Participant Care

  • Performs initial assessments of participants in their home environment to determine their individual needs and coordinates plan of care with care-giving resources.  Coordinates with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to develop plan of care for each participant.
  • May attend IDT meeting as a representative of In-Home Services. Maintains regular attendance at, and participates in meetings, communicates participant changes, collaborates on plan of care decisions and coordination of 24-hour care delivery.
  • Performs semi-annual, change of condition, and/or annual re-assessments of all Immanuel Pathways participants to determine that appropriate in-home services are provided and that participants are in the least restrictive environment.
  • Provides skilled supportive and restorative nursing care to participants as ordered, re-evaluating their plan of care and health status on an on-going basis.
  • Provides health counseling to participants and their families on an individual or group basis as needed.
  • Monitors medication compliance, administers medications and provides training in self-administration of all home meds as needed.
  • Maintains participants’ medical record and fulfills agency charting and reporting requirements.
  • Collaborates with other health care professionals and caregivers regarding provision of participant’s health care.
  • Reviews participant’s records, charts, and information pertinent to participant care.
  • Acts as the Immanuel Pathways Home Health Administrator in the absence of the In-Home Services Manager.

20% Staff Supervision

  • Performs orientation, initial and annual competencies for home care staff, as requested or assigned.
  • Supervises performance of home care staff members and reports results to In-Home Services Manager.
  • Schedules LPN and Home Health Aide visits, as requested or assigned.
  • Performs competency on appropriate Day Center staff as needed.
  • Performs quarterly supervisory visits to Home Health Aides.

5% Compliance 

  • Follows all Immanuel Pathways policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety guidelines.
  • Acts within the scope of his or her authority to practice.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, and information about participants, clients or families.
  • Maintains safe working environment.  Follows Immanuel Pathways Safety policies and procedures.
  • Implements Exposure Control Plan
  • Complies with Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Uses proper lifting and push/pull techniques, uses gait belt assistance on participant transfers as needed.

5% Other

  • Performs other duties as required or requested.
  • Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff and training meetings.
  •  Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF JOB

Education-

  • Current Registered Nurses License, in the respective state in which he/she is employed, is required.
  • Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) preferred.

Experience-

  • Two (2) years of nursing experience in a hospital, nursing home or community based setting; home health experience preferred.
  • One (1) year of experience in working with the frail or elderly population required.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience, preferably in a geriatric care setting, is preferred.

Other Requirements-

  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge base of health care problems of the frail elderly
  • Knowledge of home care services nursing principles and practices, with particular reference to the elderly
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe working environment
  • Skilled in written and oral communication.
  • Skilled in decision making and critical thinking skills.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with participants, medical staff, staff members and family caregivers.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.     .
  • Ability to foster collaborative working relationships.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently plan, prioritize and follow-up on delegated responsibilities.
  • Ability to oversee and monitor home care staff members.

Job Details

Date Posted August 23, 2017
Date Closes November 30, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary
Shift
Daytime
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
Hours 40 hours per week; Call required - every 6 weeks, triage only
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 68152
Name Kelsey Morin
Address 1044 N 115th Street, Suite 500
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68154

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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