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Registered Nurse - PRN

Department: Pinnacle Senior Care
Location: Austin, TX
Company: Pinnacle Senior Care

Registered Nurse - PRN
 

Pinnacle Senior Care, a CHAP accredited leader in skilled home health is leading the way into the future with its dynamic chronic care home health model. Pinnacle Senior Care is a partner of US Medical Management and owned by a Fortune 250 company.

WE OFFER:

  •  Competitive Compensation
  •  Mileage Reimbursement  

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Manager, the PRN RN Case Manager provides intermittent skilled nursing services, communicates the patientís progress with other disciplines, and directs, supervises, and instructs home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Under the physicianís order, admits patients eligible for home care services.
  • Assess and evaluates patient needs.
  • Develops and updates the patient care plan.
  • Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, and procedures, teaching, and training activities.
  • Submits change orders per agency policy.
  • Participates in Process Improvement program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request.
  • Performs all OASIS time point assessment per Medicare Criteria and submits recertification paperwork per agency policy and procedure.
  • Supervises Home Health Aides.
  • Acts as a preceptor in the orientation of new nursing staff as requested.
  • Attends staff meetings, team conferences, and educational in-services per agency requirements.
  • Participates in the discharge planning process.
  • Follows agency policies and procedures.
  • Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:  

  • A current unencumbered State professional Nurse License.
  • One year experience as a home care professional nurse.
  • An automobile to be used for work, current driverís license, good driving record and proof of insurance.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with EMR.
  • The ability to assess and document patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans.
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