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Registered Nurse - PRN

Department: Pinnacle Senior Care
Location: St. Louis, MO
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 Registered Nurse provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patientís progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care
  • Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule
  • Reports significant findings to patientís physician and Clinical Supervisor as they occur
  • Submits completed skilled nursing visit notes; communication notes and home health aide supervisory notes per agency policy on designated days as requested by Clinical Supervisor
  • Submits change orders per agency policy
  • Maintains open lines of communications to all members of the continuum of care team
  • Supervises Home Health Aide and license and documents per Medicare criteria and per agency policy and procedure
  • Attends staff meetings, team conferences and educational in-services per agency requirements
  • Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skilled nurse in-services and meetings and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services
  • Participates in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request
  • Follows agency policies and procedures
  • Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator
  • †Participates in discharge planning process per Medicare Criteria and agency policy and procedure
  • Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder
  • Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands.
  • Able to drive a car 2-4 hours per day
  • Exposure/risk category: OSHA Category 1

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A current unencumbered State professional nurse license
  • An automobile to be used for work, current driverís license, good driving record and proof of insurance
  • The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment
  • The ability to assess and document patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
  • Proficiency in clinical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in personal computer use including email, word processing, spreadsheet and clinical software

preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • One year of experience as a professional nurse preferred

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