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National Home Care LLC Field Nurse for Home Health Care in Redford, Michigan

Home care agency seeks a Field Registered Nurse who has a passion for the delivery of top-quality care. A Registered Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. She/he leads by example and has an innate sense of professionalism and customer service that is exemplified through their interactions with our patients & staff. What your day will look like Position requires 75% travel to the patient's home and 25% to complete charting and coordinate services with physicians.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides services following the plan of care. Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient?s nursing needs. Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions. Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on his/her patients promptly as per Agency policy. Coordinates services. Informs personnel of changes in the condition and needs of the patient. Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs. Participates in and presents in-service programs. Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures. Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition. Completes certification/re-certification orders and discharge summaries. Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient. Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, and Medical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills. Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel. Conducts patient care conferences on patients assigned to his/her care. Participates in peer review and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement as assigned. Gives total patient care as needed. Takes on-call duty nights, weekends, and holidays, as assigned. Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges, and significant change in condition following Agency defined time frames.

Areas of Coverage Metro Detroit, Down River, Redford, Westland, Livonia, Southfield, Novi, Canton, Warren, Sterling Heights, Pontiac, Waterford

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