Med/Surg Registered Nurse (RN), PRN - Home Care, Southern MD

Location
Waldorf, MD
Posted
May 24, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Ref
R-4939
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Visiting Med Surg RN is responsible for administering skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in the home, providing care management, supervising the care provided by the home health aide and LPN, working collaboratively with the nursing supervisor to coordinate Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Services, Nutritional and Chaplain Services according to physician's orders and under the direction of the nursing supervisor.

Actions and attitude that contributes to the AHC pillars of excellence (People, Quality & Safety, Patient Experience, Finance, Growth, and Population Health Management) and expectations are achieved.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Supervision of field staff Home Health Aid/LPN staff
2. Regularly attends mandatory and non-mandatory meetings
3. Documents patient care and related information according to Federal and State regulations, completed per standards set by Agency
4. Planning and evaluation of patient care that is comprehensive and organized to achieve its goals
5. Meets standards set by agency demonstrating flexibility, commitment and adaptability
6. Appropriately assesses all factors that impact patient and patient's condition
7. Makes appropriate interventions to provide for safe and effective care addressing all of patient's needs

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics:
• Ability to access patient needs
• Recommend appropriate care
• Ability to create applicable care plans
• Ability to demonstrates excellent communication and patient experience skills
• Ability to understand and document using Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
• Ability to manage flexible work schedule
• Ability to endure stressful

Education and Experience Required:
• Associates degree in nursing required
• Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) preferred
• Valid Maryland RN licensure
• Two years full time experience in Medical/Surgical or facility nursing within the past five years
• Valid American Heart Association BLS/CPR Certification
• Valid Driver's License with agency insurance requirements

Work Schedule:

On Call after hours visits from 5:00 PM - 8:00 AM. This job would be for 7 days a week doing urgent after hour visits as identified by the triage RN. The coverage area would be Prince George's County ,Charles County and Upper St. Mary's county.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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