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Company: St. Luke's Hospital
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

$10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS to anyone with 1 year or more of experience! Home Health - Full TimeSt. Lukes Home Health Services is looking for RNs and physical therapists to join our team! We offer comprehensive benefits that start on your first day including medical/dental/vision, matched 401k, pension, loan forgiveness and more. One year of experience required.Provides nursing care to patients in their homes. -Case manager- Home Health RN who manages a case load of patients from start of care to discharge. Coordinates care with the multidisciplinary team to assist patient in achieving goals of care. -Admission RN- Home Health RN who functions primarily in admitting patients to home health services- assesses patient, develops plan of care and goals, coordinates with multidisciplinary team, and completes OASIS documentation. -Based on departmental needs employees may be ask to cover any of the above responsibilities. -Provides nursing care to patients in their homes. -Principle Accountabilities: - Provides skilled nursing services in accordance with the orders of a physician and under a plan of care in a patient's home. Has the responsibility for the observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, counsel, care and health teaching of the ill, injured, or confined, and the maintenance of health and prevention of illness of others. - Records the health needs of the patient. - Performs and completes start-of-care, recertification's, resumption-of-care, and discharge Comprehensive OASIS assessment and associated paperwork in accordance to agency policy. - Initiates Plan of Care, revises as necessary. - Evaluates the effects of the care given and regularly reevaluates the patient's nursing needs. - Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skill based on the physician's orders and the nursing diagnosis. Examples of such services include, but are not limited to; physical assessment, patient and family teaching, urinary catheter insertion and care, venipuncture and administration of IV fluids or medications, dressing changes, sterile and nonsterile. - Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. - Counsels the patient and his/her family in meeting nursing and related needs. - Acts as the coordinator of the health care team in order to maintain the proper linkages with a continuum of care. - coordinates the care of all patients in his/her case load. - Makes referrals to other agencies or services as needed. - Provides summary reports to the patient's physician about patient under care when the patient's condition changes or there are deviations from the plan of care, or at least every 60 days. - Prepares clinical and progress notes on the relevant and specialized nursing services he/she provides and maintain a clinical record for each patient receiving care. - Submission of documentation per agency policy. - Participates in Clinical Record Reviews. - Participates in in-service programs and staff meetings. - Directs the activities of the licensed practical nurse. - Makes the home health aide assignment, prepares written instructions for the aide and supervises the aide in the home. - Complies with Homecare Agency Compliance Plan. - Complies with Homecare Agency's Infection Control Policies. - Complies with Homecare Agency's HIPAA Policies. Performs other work duties as assigned.Nursing Degree RequiredCurrent licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri Required.Minimum of one (1) year of experience in general nursing practice required. One year of Homecare experience preferred. Must comply with the standards outlined in the Nurse Practice Act. BLS (CPR) certification required upon hire. The assessment, care and treatment provided by the Registered Nurse (RN) will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The RN is competent to care for patient age groups including the geriatric patient.Employee is required to sit, stand and walk frequently, and to lift up to 50 lbs. frequently and over 50 lbs. occasionally. Job requires occasional bending, kneeling, reaching forward and overhead, and lifting floor to waist and waist to overhead. Procedures require use of both hands for grasping, pushing/pulling and fine manipulation; driving requires use of at least one foot. Employee must possess the ability to make accurate and appropriate judgments in assessing patient needs through on-site assessment and verbal reports. Employee is occasionally exposed to temperature changes, confinement to small areas, dust, noise, fumes, radiation and CRT terminal work. Employee has regular contact with agency staff members, physicians, hospital staff and general public. Contact frequently involves problem resolution. Employee regularly handles confidential information. Employee may be expected to document care and services into an electronic medical record. If utilizing an electronic medical record employee is required to synchronize data at the beginning and end of each work day. This may be done from the employee's home, a public domain or from the office. The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties. Job Relationships: Interacts with patients, coworkers, St. Luke's staff, and physicians. Takes direction from: Director of Patient ServicesMissionFaithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve.VisionAs an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.Core ValuesHuman DignityWe accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God. -CompassionWe respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family. -JusticeWe honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good. -ExcellenceWe set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement. -StewardshipWe use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.

Keywords: St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield , ADMISSION RN, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Missouri

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