Home Health RN - Johnstown, PA

Home Health RN - Johnstown, PA

02 May 2024
Pennsylvania, Johnstown, 15901 Johnstown USA

Home Health RN - Johnstown, PA

We are hiring for a Registered Nurse/RN to join our passionate team of nurses in the Johnstown, PA, area!At Conemaugh Home Health, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.

As a Registered Nurse with Conemaugh Home Health, you can expect:

flexibility for true work-life balance

opportunities for career growth

the ability to build trusted nurse-patient relationships

employee-focused wellness and support programs

If you love nursing and want to strengthen your experience, this is a great opportunity for you.

The Registered Nurse in Home Health provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and agency policies. The Registered Nurse coordinates total plan of care with other health care professionals involved in care and helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by planning and exchanging information with physician, agency personnel, patient, family, and community resources. All done within a Point of Care setting.Responsibilities

1. Clinical Competence

Initiates, develops, implements, and makes necessary revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other health care professionals involved in care.

Directly and/or indirectly supervises care provided by the home health aides and licensed practical vocational nurses, provides instruction as appropriate, and assigns tasks according to State and federal regulations. Also provides required supervisory visits.

2. Documentation and Care Delivery

Provides high quality clinical services within the scope of practice and within infection control standards, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.

Accurately and timely completes the comprehensive assessments (OASIS) including medication reconciliation.

Accurately and thoroughly documents patient visits per policy, and payer requirements and syncs timely per LHC policy.

3. Quality

Makes the initial and/or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by payer source, accurately determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State specific guidelines with the physician, and submits accurate documentation.

Communicates relevant information timely and effectively with appropriate agency staff including but not limited to: any patient care issues or needs, visit assignments, dates of scheduled visits, and schedule changes to scheduler, orders and OASIS data sets, coding requests, schedule home visits, to coordinate care with other clinicians, Communicates timely and effectively with physicians, patients, and family members to ensure quality care and service excellence.

4. Professionalism (on time, completes training, compliant)

Comes to work each day with a positive attitude, willing to help the patient and agency in any way they can. Is open to learning new skills.

Is punctual for all meetings and actively participates in all meetings including case conferences. This includes having a camera on for video meetings.

5. Teamwork (on call, productivity)

Takes direction from Clinical Director and Executive Director professionally and completes tasks assigned timely, including required learning. This includes all other duties as assigned.

Assists in the orientation of new agency personnel and serves as a preceptor to other staff and students. Actively participates in the survey/survey readiness activities, performance improvement plan including but not limited to: constantly works to reduce unnecessary patient hospitalizations, improve patient safety, and implements p ocesses and best practices to ensure positive patient outcomes.

Participates in on-call rotation and weekend rotation as needed to meet patient needs.

Adheres to and participates in the agency's utilization management model.

Education and Experience

License Requirements

Current RN licensure in state of practice

Current CPR certification

Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation

Company Overview

Conemaugh Home Health a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

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