Works under the supervision of the Home Care Patient Care Manager. The RN Home Care assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and supervises patient/family care in the home based on age-specific needs/expected outcomes according to policies and procedures. Accepts responsibility for direction of coworkers in the implementation of care plans. This position maintains confidentiality at all times.
- Uses the nursing process when planning and providing patient/family care.
- Coordinates patient care activities and maintains communications with other disciplines.
- Oversees the delegation of specifics of Care Plan to other employees.
- Teaches the patient/family about the patient’s care needs, disease prevention and health maintenance measures.
- Performs technical procedures safely according to policies and procedures.
- Maintains accurate and timely records according to policy.
- Demonstrates self-directed behavior.
- Attends a minimum of 15 hours of continuing education on a yearly basis. Attends mandatory hospital in-services on a yearly basis. Attends all staff meetings and case conferences and signs off as having read minutes for those missed.
ROLE SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
HOME CARE INTAKE: This role helps with the daily referrals, intake, scheduling and preauthorization responsibilities of the home care agency.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
- Ability to develop positive interaction with patients, patients’ families, physicians and staff in order to effectively care for the patients.
- Ability to speak clearly to communicate with patients, families, physicians and staff in order to effectively care for the patients.
- Ability to assess, evaluate, explain, teach, problem solve using critical thinking, and perform calculations.
- Ability to organize work load, and use of effective time management
- Minimum of a current Wyoming Registered Nurse License or enhanced Nurse Licensure (eNLC) upon start date
- Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of nursing
- Cheyenne Regional RQI within 14 calendar days of start date
- One year experience as an RN
- Valid USA driver’s license
- Must have clean driving record that follows Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s driving guidelines
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing