Registered Nurse - Home Health - Full Time VNA of the Treasure Coast - Vero Beach, FL
Company: VNA of the Treasure Coast
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: January 4, 2022
The VNA provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest
quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing
private care, home health, hospice, and community health services.
Together, we provide the highest quality patient care.
Come Join our team of passionate and skilled professionals! By
choosing to work for the VNA, you would be working with an agency
that has been voted 'Best Place to Work' for 7 years in Indian
River County because of the benefits we offer our associates, such
Flexible schedules available for some positions
Accrue up to18 paid days off to start, 6 observed holidays
up to 90% coverage of health insurance costs
- Onsite, no-cost wellness clinic staffed by a VNA ARNP
- Tuition reimbursement
- Free CEU credits
- Several local and national discounts
The schedule for this position will be Monday - Friday: 1:00pm -
The VNA is seeking an RN to work nights with our Indian River
County Home Health division. In accordance with regulatory
requirements and the mission and vision of the VNA of the Treasure
Coast, the Registered Nurse is responsible for patient assessment
and delivery of physician directed skilled care and education in
the home setting. This position description is applicable for
registered nurses whose primary role is to admit patients to home
health and/or completion of assigned subsequent visits.
- Accept assignments for patient admission to home health and
subsequent visits as required
Accurately complete a comprehensive assessment and develops a
patient treatment plan appropriate to the needs of the patient as
identified in the assessment.
Possess well developed job skills including hands-on skilled care,
nursing judgment, organization, problem solving, critical thinking,
and verbal/non verbal communication
Preplan all visits by review of key patient information and
Provide instruction to both patients and significant others
identified as care participants.
- Observe patient response to treatments. Report patient change
in condition or inability to comply with the plan of treatment to
the appropriate physician. Alter the plan of treatment based on
patient need and communicates same to other clinicians and/or
manager according to need.
Maintain a working knowledge of VNA policies and clinical
procedures and seek guidance when necessary
Be observant and knowledgeable in patient safety measures with
particular reference to completion of medication management and
reconciliation, oxygen safety, fall risk, emergency
Complete all mandatory agency education and meetings in the time
required unless arrangements have been made with an immediate
Working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid regulations, concepts in
managed care and Joint Commission requirements.
Effectively uses the agency's software programs to plan, deliver
and document patient care according to accepted agency and
Work collaboratively with other clinical disciplines, schedulers
and supervisors to meet patient needs
Responsible to complete a home health aide care plan, as
applicable, when implementing the service and complete scheduled
home health aide supervisory visits as assigned.
Assume responsibility to remain current in the nursing skills and
theory as it pertains to the delivery of home health
Work collaboratively with primary nurse case manager, clinical
managers and other members of the care team in the interest of
coordinating patient care
Other duties as assigned
- Current RN License in the State of Florida
Minimum 1 year experience as an RN
1 year home health experience is preferred
Knowledge of Medicare Regulations for Home Health is preferred
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