Regional Medical Center Registered Nurse (Home Care/Hospice) in Manchester, Iowa

This position performs direct patient nursing care to patients of the Home Care/Hospice department in accordance with hospital and departmental standards. The Home Care/Hospice department is a service of Regional Medical Center of Manchester, Iowa. Opportunities for PRN, part time or full time schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Iowa Licensed Registered Nurse

  • BSN preferred

  • Experience in community health, ICU, or medical/surgical nursing preferred

  • CPR certification

  • Valid Iowa driver’s license and reliable vehicle

  • Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory reporter Training required or able to train upon hire

Position Specific Requirements

· Provides nursing care to Home Care and Hospice clients

· Support the patient’s and family’s unique spiritual and cultural beliefs.

· Acquires knowledge and assesses condition of clients through interview, history, physical, referral source and significant others

· Observes, records, reports any changes in any signs, symptoms and conditions

· Assess nursing care and home care aide needs of the client

· Assists the physician in establishing a plan of care for the client

· Assumes responsibility for carrying out the plan of care

· Provides direct nursing care

· Provides education to the client, significant other

· Assists in recognition and referral of the client to ancillary services

· Promotes family well-being and holistic client care

· Participates in interdisciplinary team functions

· Provides spiritual assessments and ongoing spiritual support to clients

· Communicates needs for inservice education

· Assists with orientation of new employees

· Assists with infection control problem identification and documentation

· Updates client care plan and progress notes with each visit

· Assists with scheduling of client visit

· Performs collection of lab specimens

· Assists in checking supplies and communicates inventory needs

· Supervises home care aides, in-home health providers, and CDAC providers

· Communicates admissions and discharges via time study

· Assumes responsibility for client admission/discharge and recertification paperwork

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