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Field RN

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Vineyard Haven, MA
Date:
04/23/2018
2018-04-232018-05-22
Job Code:
180217-50005858
Categories:
  • Healthcare
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Field RN-180217-50005858
Description
Performs a comprehensive nursing assessment upon admission of the patient including physiological, physiopsychological and environmental factors as well as health history to provide for the safety and quality of care treatment or services. Integrates all pertinent data gathered on assessment and identifies problems that form the basis of a plan of care, adhering to case management objectives.
  • Evaluates the clinical needs of the patient, Hospice and Certified; initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the patient’s plan of care; addresses all problems in the plan of care and documents accordingly.
  • Annual outcomes meet National Benchmarks.
  • Instructs and provides documented supervision of the Home Health Aide plan of care as required.
  • Collaborates and communicates on a regular basis with the Team Leader, and members of the interdisciplinary team as needed.
  • Records narrative documentation to reflect care. Documentation is clear, concise and addresses specifics of teaching, direct care and response of patient/caregiver.
  • Refers to community resources as appropriate.
  • Notifies MD/other involved care providers of significant changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Completes admission and other paperwork on a timely basis.
  • Obtains and clarifies valid MD orders for all care delivered.
  • Assures compliance with the Nurse Practice Act and Standards of Practice in the State of Massachusetts.
  • Functions within the parameters of knowledge and experience, practicing safely and completely.
  • Performs caregiver evaluations, updates plan of care, admits patient Pc and HMK to services and provides skilled nursing services.
  • Oversee the health care rendered to patients by conducting patient visits, supervisory visits while employees are on duty, and through telephone contact with patients and employees.
  • Assumes off-hours on-call responsibilities as needed to assure that there is on-call coverage at all times.
  • Maintains environmental safety for the patient. Accurately and safely utilizes all equipment and supplies appropriate and necessary for the care of patients.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
 
  • Current RN license in Massachusetts.
  • CPR certification required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of nursing experience required or 6 months of nursing experience with BSN.
  • Homecare and IV experience.
  • Computer skills
  • BSN preferred.

Schedule Details: 22.5 hours per week, days, Martha's Vineyard
Organization: Visiting Nurse Association
Primary Location: Vineyard Haven
Department: VNA-RN Salary MN
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: None
Holiday Shifts: None
Posting Start Date: Apr 6, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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