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Registered Nurse Home Health Full Time

Company: Kindred at Home
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

 

Kindred at Home is the first home health agency in the U.S. to use MyNICaS™ to help treat heart and other chronic conditions at home. MyNICaS is a portable, non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring device that measures cardiovascular, respiratory and fluid parameters to guide targeted intervention adjustments. It provides valid, reliable data as accurate as Swan-Ganz Thermodilution – without the need for a pulmonary artery catheter and hospitalization.

 

MyNICaS provides predictive data that reveals warning signs before patients become symptomatic, reducing emergent situations. Kindred at Home clinicians can now proactively monitor patients’ response to medication adjustments, nutrition and activity. The easy-to-read reports are also a powerful tool for efficiently informing physicians and motivating patients to make cumulative lifestyle adjustments that improve their wellbeing.

 

Be one of the first home health clinicians to use MyNICaS™ to help treat patients with heart and other chronic conditions.

 

Work with teammates who are committed to translating and applying innovative technology into the home.

Work with a company committed to using innovative technology, like the MyNICaS™ non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring device, to improve the quality of care for patients.

 

Work with teammates who are committed to using innovative technology, like the MyNICaS™ non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring device, to improve patients’ medical stability, condition management, medication adherence and quality of life.

 

As a Home Health Registered Nurse, you will:

  • Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients.
  • Administer on-going care and case management for each patient, provide necessary follow-up as directed by the Clinical Manager.
  • Confer with physician in developing the initial plan of treatment based on physician's orders and initial patient assessment.  Provide hands-on care, management and evaluation of the care plan and teaching of the patient in accordance with physician orders, under Clinical Manager's supervision.  Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation.
  • Coordinate appropriate care, encompassing various healthcare personnel (such as Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and external providers).
  • Report patient care/condition/progress to patient's physician and Clinical Manager on a continuous basis. 
  • Implement patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to assist them in achieving optimal resolution of needs/problems. 
  • Coordinate/oversee/supervise the work of Home Health Aides, Certified Home Health Aides and Personal Care Workers and provides written personal care instructions/care plan that reflect current plan of care.  Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by home health aides/personal care workers as part of the supervisory/leadership responsibility.
  • Discharge patients after consultation with the physician and Clinical Manager, preparing and completing needed clinical documentation.
  • Prepare appropriate medical documentation on all patients, including any case conferences, patient contacts, medication order changes, re-certifications, progress updates, and care plan changes.  Prepare visit/shift reports, updates/summarizes patient records, and confers with other health care disciplines in providing optimum patient care.
  • Diploma, Associate or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of one year nursing experience preferred
  • Strong med surg, ICU, ER, acute experience
  • Home Health experience a plus
  • Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current CPR certification
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 

Join Our Team!

Check out our video to get a glimpse of a day in the life of our Home Health team - Home Health

 

To learn more, please contact your local recruiter at (toll free) 855-KND-AT-HOME or apply online.  Our Recruiters are ready to help you start a new and rewarding career with Kindred at Home.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Keywords: Kindred at Home, Walnut Creek , Registered Nurse Home Health Full Time, Other , Walnut Creek, California

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