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Registered Nurse - Per Visit

Company: US Medical Management
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Per Visit
U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission - "Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services" - Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).
Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on "We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services" "We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients" & "We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society", allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.
We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.
Benefits We Offer for PRN & Per-Visit Opportunities:
401K Retirement Plan
Position Description
The Registered Nurse provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient's progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional hospice aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under the Physician's order, admits patients eligible for hospice services Assesses and evaluates patient needs/problems, identifies mutually agreed upon goals with patients
Reports patient status and need for other disciplines to agency intake coordinator, RN Manager and referring physician

Develops patient care plan that specifically addresses identified patient problems; nursing problems and goals. -Updates care plans on an ongoing basis; revises and resolves patient problems and goals as changes occur and/or recertification Admits paperwork and patient care plan submitted to RN Manager within 2 days following the admit
Assures that all admit paperwork is completed in full at time of submission for timely data entry of IDG/POC information

Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching, and training activities as outlined in the patient IDG Plan of Care
Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule in any way Reports significant findings to patient's Physician and RN Manager as they occur

Submits completed skilled nursing notes; communication notes and hospice aide supervisory notes per policy
Submits change orders within 48 hours of occurrence
Submits recertification paperwork by the due date provided by the RN Manager Schedules an IDT meeting with assigned RN Manager to review patient's needs, problems, level of care and any changes in Plan of Care for next cert period
Completes communication note documenting plans for recertification were discussed and agreed upon between the Physician, patient, and RN Manager
Completes other required documents for recertification: new Medication Profile, updates Care Plan, and updates or completes new Hospice Aide Plan of Care, if applicable
Performs hospice aide supervisory visit at least q 2 weeks and once per cert period with hospice aide present

Effectively communicates with all members of the healthcare team
Acts as the patient's advocate and as such is a liaison to assist in communicating the patient's needs to the multidisciplinary team
Supervises the hospice aide every 14 days. -Provides direction and instruction as it relates to provision of personal care and related support services Completes documentation on hospice aide supervisory notes
Reports identified performance related problems; patient complaints and/or deviation from the Hospice Aide instruction sheet to the RN Manager

Acts as a preceptor in the orientation of new nursing staff
Attends staff meetings and educational in-services per agency requirements Continually strives to improve nursing care by broadening knowledge through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences and participation in professional and related organizations and individual research reading
Obtains CEU's as dictated by the State Board of Nurses
Attends at least 50% of the skilled nurse in-services and meetings provided by agency
Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skilled nurse in-services and meetings and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services

Participates in PI program through submission of data collection as it relates to direct patient care problems and serving on PI teams
Follows agency policies and procedures
Participates in discharge planning process Documents Discharge Planning beginning with admit and documents at least 2 weeks in advance instructions given related to discharge
Completes: - Patient Care Plan
Discharge Nurse's Note and submits them along with other notes turned in per agency policy

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Is currently licensed in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), and
Current driver's license and automobile in good working condition with proof of auto insurance
Ability to work in a field setting and exhibited ability to make sound nursing judgment
Ability to assess patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
Effective communication skills
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
One year experience as a professional nurse

Keywords: US Medical Management, Milwaukee , Registered Nurse - Per Visit, Healthcare , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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