RN-Home Care Hospice of Southwest Iowa PT Job Listing at Alegent Health in Council Bluffs, IA (Job ID alegenthealth-46656&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1)

Alegent Health

Location: Council Bluffs, IA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Hospital / Healthcare
Description
Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.

Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Registered Nurse
At least 3 days a week, every 3rd or 4th weekend, and call during the week for evenings.

Home Care, Hospice, Intake/Referral, IV and Maternal/Child

Develops, assesses, implements, and monitors a comprehensive plan of care for patients within an assigned case load and/or to patients, as assigned, for the team and for evenings, nights and weekends by coordinating an interdisciplinary team approach to service and resource delivery.

The plan includes patient problems and goals as well as biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, long-term care, and discharge planning needs.

Completes a comprehensive, age-appropriate initial assessment based on the patients presenting problems, needs, and strengths and the physicians medical diagnosis.

Contacts the physician when additional services such as therapies, social work, home health aide, or dietary may be required.

Conducts ongoing age-appropriate reassessments to determine response to care or services according to organization policy and/or changes in the patient or family status, re-prioritizes care based on new information, and updates the patients plan of care.

Assures the patient and his or her family/caregivers participate in all assessment and planning activities.

Serves as an advocate and liaison between the patient/family and physician, Home Care team members, community resources, and third party payors as necessary.

Completes all physician orders (verbal, interim, certifications) within Home Care policy and requirements to reflect all services and disciplines provided.

Performs therapeutic, age-appropriate nursing interventions as ordered by the physician and/or the nurse, consistent with scope of practice, standards of practice, organization policies and procedures, and individual competence, with consideration to risk management and infection control practices.

Uses clinical knowledge and sound critical reasoning in care delivery and clinical decision making.

Seeks guidance appropriately.

Experience

Preferred: At least three to five years previous NICU, peds, med/surg, ER, ICU, or oncology experience. Hospice, Home Care and/or intake/referral experience. Expertise in care planning, assessments, symptom and pain management and comunications.

Education/Licensure

Required: Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Licensure as registered nurse in State of Nebraska or Iowa, Nebraska and Iowa are compact states to must be licensed in the state of residence.

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say Professional Level-with AED, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Valid Drivers license. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Auto insurance per Home Care policy

Preferred: Bachelors degree in nursing.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Requires demonstrated abilities in effective utilization of all home health care services.

Requires demonstrated skill in planning and coordination of client care.

Knowledge of managed care regulatory process including Medicare and Medicare.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Able to perform multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

Able to organize and prioritize.

Knowledge of computers.

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