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Home Care Visit Registered Nurse, RN

Litchfield, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 20, 2024
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Home Care - Litchfield
Home Care Visit Registered Nurse, RN - Casual/On-Call 1 day a week and weekend requirements - We offer competitive pay, mileage reimbursement and an incredibly supportive & collaborative team environment! Enjoy providing that 1:1 care and getting to know your patients.

Ecumen Home Care Litchfield is hiring a Home Care Registered Nurse, RN. Ecumen Home Care Litchfield provides in-home and community-based services in the Minnesota Litchfield area.

The Home Care Visit Registered Nurse, RN is responsible for the delivery of patient care including; triaging patient needs over the phone, making visits to patients with changing conditions, and performing admissions as necessary.

About Us:

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Receives and responds to phone calls during assigned shifts as well as making visits to patients with changing conditions, and completing weekend admissions.
  2. Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs.
  3. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness. - Assesses and evaluates patient's status by writing and initiating plan of care, regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs, and participating in revising the plan of care as necessary.
  4. Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  5. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician's plan of care. Records pain and/or symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.
  6. Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change. Communicates with the physician regarding patient needs and reports changes in the patient's condition; seeks physician's orders as required.
  7. Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Home Care Registered Nurse, RN Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered Nursing program
  • Relevant Experience: One to two years in post-acute care setting
  • Licensure/Certification: Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse within the state in which working and must maintain licensure.
  • Current valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Able to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA< Resident's Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, and SDS, ADA HUD policy and procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant Experience: One to two years nursing experience in Medicare
  • Other knowledge, skills and abilities: (examples include supervisory, computer skills and software/hardware knowledge, etc.)

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