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RN Destination LHC Travel (Home Health)

Company: LHC New
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview Home Health or Hospice Registered Nurse OpportunitiesNationwide Travel8 to 13 Week AssignmentsJoin Destination LHC to know that your next assignment is guaranteed. Feel more connected on your travel assignments working for the same company, using the same software and systems and make lasting friendships while gaining professional growth, stability and flexibility. Be a part of our dynamic team all while enjoying the highest quality travel perks!Destination LHC is a part of LHC Group, 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. Essential Functions Provides clinical services within the scope of practice, as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. Makes the initial and/or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State specific guidelines, and submits accurate, complete, and timely documentation, per policy. Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates (as warranted by changes in condition but at least every 60 days) the patient's nursing needs. Performs patient comprehensive assessments at designated time points and develops the appropriate POC, in collaboration with physician orders. Ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by payer source. Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other health care professional's involved in care. Makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated by patient's assessed need. Responds to outcome coordinator! coder and Patient Care Manager requests for clarification to OASIS assessments on the same day that the request for more information is sent. Plots patient encounters for the episode and determines needed RN encounters based on patient's needs and regulations. Instructs and supervises the patient's familylcaregiver in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient. Actively participates in weekly case conferences. Maintains a current and accurate patient medication profile. After start of care (SOC) assessment, reports the status of the patient, assessed needs, and plan of care overview to the team leader on same day (or by next business day if after hours). Observes, records and reports to the physician and/or team leader the patient's signs and symptoms, response to treatment a nd changes in the patient's condition, as appropriate. Ensures adequate Team Leader (TL) communication when physician follow-up is needed. Communicates changes in visit assignments, dates of scheduled visits, and schedule changes to scheduler and Patient Care Manger to ensure patient needs are met. Communicates timely and effectively with agency personnel and ordering physician as required to process orders and OASIS data sets, schedule home visits, and deliver services to patient as ordered by physician and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Facilitates hand-off communication to RN and PCM who will cover patients in their absence, prior to scheduled days off. Performs regular and supervisory visits according to the plan of care and submits complete visit notes within 24 hours of completion visit. 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. Adheres to and participates in the agency's Episode Management process. Completes LHC required learning courses, additional assignments per DON request, as well as any state specific required training per state regulation I practice act requirements. Participates in the performance improvement plan and process to ensure positive patient outcomes. Education & Experience License Requirements Current RN licensure Current CPR certification Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: LHC New, Hoboken , RN Destination LHC Travel (Home Health), Healthcare , Hoboken, New Jersey

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