• Atlanta, GA
  • This position has been filled

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Medical Staffing Beyond Expectations

RN Home Health (Macon County, Georgia)

ultraHealth Agency is recruiting for a permanent placement, full time, RN Manager for Macon County, Georgia. In our placements we look for candidates who have had a stable job history, experience in the requested field and current clinical licensing.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete accurate and current initial medication profile and maintains ongoing updates of the drug profiles in the medical record and home for assigned patients.
  • Provide skilled nursing care based on the plan of care, authorizations, and physician orders on assigned patients; adheres to agency policies and procedures for nursing, infection control, bio-hazardous waste management, quality improvement activities, safety and risk management practices.
  • Manages and documents phone calls from physicians, clinicians, patients, referral sources, and communicates patient updates/new orders to clinicians. Uses coordination notes to document, as needed and appropriate.
  • Assures payer change documentation is completed properly and timely, as required.
  • Ensure that the plan of care includes teaching related to health maintenance and prevention of complications, safety and interventions to achieve patient outcomes.
  • Provide care coordination for assigned cases by communicating patient progress, patient/family needs and status changes to the physician, appropriate team members.
  • Make ongoing nursing assessments, evaluates patient progress, updates the plan of care based on findings, and reports significant changes in the patient’s condition to the physician, appropriate team members.
  • Inputs the incidents and issues into the risk management system
  • Maintain patient caseload for case management; coordinates care activities among all disciplines on the care plan by participating actively in case conferences and discharge planning acting as a resource and liaison with community, multidisciplinary team and other resources to achieve patient outcomes.
  • Maintain patient schedules based on orders and authorizations
  • Enters infections and incidents/occurrences into the online Risk Management Incident Reporting System, as specified by policy.
  • Maintain daily communication with Team Coordinator providing update to visit activities and changes.
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents patient care observations, interventions, supply utilization and evaluations; prepares and submits completed documentation of the home care visit within the established time parameters.
  • Maintain working knowledge of and refers patients to community resources as appropriate.
  • Implements top care procedures
  • Will provide instructions for the family or caregivers of the patient
  • Will change and monitor patient care every two months

Compensation

Salary: $60,000 – $80,000

Sign on Bonus: $5,000

Qualifications:

RN License: Current in Georgia

CPR Certification

Current and valid driver’s license

Experience:

  • One year Home Health experience
  • Preferred Medicare OASIS admissions

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