Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health - $35-43 per hour
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: South Milwaukee
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Advocate Aurora Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Home
Health for a nursing job in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Job
Description & Requirements
Registered Nurse Off Shift- Home Health
11333 W National Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
Hours Per Week:
Schedule Details/Additional Information:
PM shift 1. Generally home by 11PM to finish up charting. Usually see 2-3 patients per shift and may take calls from others to answer questions. Monday through Friday with 1-2 weekend shifts per month.$5,000 Sign on Bonus for External Hires
Responsible for arranging necessary healthcare services for patients requiring nursing services in their homes after normal hours of operation, which include case management, including conducting initial assessments, establishing a plan of care for patients, and providing direct patient care. Responsible for all activities related to on-call visits and communicating changes to the primary Registered Nurse. Evaluates and executes appropriate treatment for referred patients with emphasis on quality of care, continuity of services, and cost-effectiveness.
Assumes responsibility for caseload consisting of patients whose primary needs occur after normal business hours of operation.
Performs all scheduled visits after normal business hours of operation and communicates visit findings to appropriate case manager and collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team as necessary.
Conducts initial assessment to obtain thorough physical, social, and environmental data. Establishes the plan of care in accordance with the physician orders and patient needs. Communicates problems to physicians and primary registered nurse, and clearly states plans, actions, and goals so that changes are reflected as they occur.
Provides direct patient care and adjusts nursing care processes as needed. Identifies problems, modifies nursing care plan, and evaluates outcomes within an appropriate time frame. Advises and consults with family and other personnel, as appropriate.
Provides on-going assessment of patient response to treatments and teaching and applies interventions as appropriate. Updates and revises plan of care as indicated.
Completes documentation including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and verbal orders accurately and promptly and within the standards.
Communicates with physicians to confirm and update patients' plan of care. Provides status updates and ensures ongoing communications with the physician and other members of the health care team.
Facilitates the discharge planning process according to standards and utilizes resources to assure continuity of care after discharge. Participates in developing the discharge plan with the patient/family, physician, social worker, and other staff members as appropriate.
Participates in chart audits and continuous quality improvement activities as requested.
Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities that will enhance the quality of the services provided.
Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
A valid drivers license issued by the Division of Motor Vehicles, or
Driver license issued by the state of Illinois.
Associate's Degree in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 3 years of experience in clinical nursing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a variety of clients with patience and respect. Good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.Demonstrated ability to work well with physicians and other professionals in a direct and positive manner.Proficiency in clinical skills with the ability to work under direction and make sound judgments.Ability to operate the necessary equipment to perform the job, i.e., FAX, computer, copier, telephone system.Ability to assess data reflecting the patient's status and the ability to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their specific needs.Must have a tolerance for differences and an appreciation of multi-culturalism and diversity of the patients and their families.Must possess and provide proof of a valid Driver License and a registered, functional car with adequate insurance coverage.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R42812.About Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet-- designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care.--Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
Advocate Aurora Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health for a nursing job in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Job Description & Requirements
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