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Benefit eligible positions are those listed with 24 hours per week or more.Job Details
Location:Benton Harbor, MI
Department:HomeCare Health MB - Manager Patient Care Services
Shift:Day (United States of America)
Hours:8 to 430 with occasional weekend and holiday Job Summary
Provide direct skilled nursing care to patients/clients in the home setting. Critical multidisciplinary collaboration in all areas including the physician and patient/client/caregiver to reach the goal established in the plan of care. May function in an indirect patient care support role.• Manage a case load of patients. Make the initial evaluation visit and regularly re-evaluates and assists the patient and caregiver in meeting related nursing needs. • Work in office support role; be responsible for a variety of tasks including but not limited to: chart audits, education, infection control, telehealth support, intake and or physician support. • Initiate the plan of care and care plan, makes necessary revisions, furnishing those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill. • Oversee or encompass the liaison between all personnel furnishing services to the patient including LPN's, Home Health Aides and therapists. • Initiate appropriate chart documentation preparing clinical and progress notes in a timely manner as indicated in Homecare policy. • Demonstrate working knowledge of current regulations and standards. Is prepared for and expected to uphold The Joint Commission standard at all times; may be asked to assist in survey readiness activities. • Participate in system wide and staff meetings as needed. • Other duties as assigned. Committed to the continuous improvement of the patient experience which includes patient safety, quality of care and excellent service. Adheres to the organization's published mission, vision and values. Requirements
Certifications:*RN License - State of Michigan
Skills:Additional Job Details
Physical Requirements:Continuously: Standing, Walking, Lifting/exerting force: 0-10 lbs., Use of hands to grasp/handle/feel, Vision, Vision-color, Hearing, Speaking
Frequently: Lifting/exerting force: 11-25 lbs., Lifting/exerting force: 26-51 lbs., Bending, Squatting
Occasionally: Sitting, Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Climb/balance, Operating a motor vehicle• Skills: Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing skills required.
Must have effective communication skills. Will spend up to 50% of work time in conversation with patients, physicians and other health care team members.
Strong organizational, documentation and teaching skills.
• Abilities: Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, various locations, sometimes on short notice.
• Environmental Conditions: Potential exposure to fumes, dust, gases, and odors. Frequent changes in temperature may occur. Possibility of exposure to communicable diseases.
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