Home Health RN
Job Description 1 Makes the initial evaluation visits to assess appropriateness and need for home care services. 2. Makes clinical reassessments and evaluations at each visit in accordance with the patient's Plan of Care during which he or she administers and records prescribed medications, treatments, nursing therapies in accordance with agency's policies and procedures. 3. Provided nursing services that require substantial specialized skilled nursing care and performs ordered diagnostic procedures. 4. Initiate appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures while ensuring that the patient has appropriate and necessary equipment and supplies and while providing correct utilization of this equipments and supplies in accordance with agency standards. 5. Prepares patient clinical and progress notes promptly at each visit, documenting on appropriate agency forms reasons for missed visits and/or changes in visit frequency as ordered by the physician. 6. Coordinates home health care services. Provides direction to the LPN team members about the Plan of Care for each patient. 7. Promptly informs physician and home health care staff and interdisciplinary team members of any changes in patient's condition and needs. 8. Provides health education to patient's families, which includes psycho-social educational counseling. 9. Attends and actively participates the in-service education programs and in case management education and conferences. 10. Supervises and teaches home health care paraprofessional staff (ie home health aide services). 11. Develops a Plan of Care in collaboration with the Team Leader. 12. Complies with all agency standards, policies, and procedures in accordance with state and federal laws. 14. Performs any other duties and assignments deemed necessary by agency to ensure superior standards and quality health care. Company Description P-B Health is one of the most successful minority owned companies in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. It has been in existence for more than 25 years. We provide in home services such as Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Medical Social Work. We also offer Private duty services such as chore services, grooming, light house keeping, meal preparation and respite care.