Registered Nurse, Homecare, (Manhattan)
Company: VNS Health
Posted on: September 15, 2023
Provides high quality comprehensive nursing care to meet the needs
of the patient/client and manages/coordinates the delivery of cost
effective multidisciplinary health care services for a caseload of
patients/clients consistent with VNS Health philosophy, policy,
goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice.
--- Assesses the physical, social and psychological needs and
environmental conditions of the patient/client through professional
knowledge, skills of observation, interviewing, and physical
examination to develop a plan of care.
--- Understands, interprets, and implements reimbursement
protocols; determines the billing source for patient/client care.
Consults with management on complex/unique reimbursement cases.
--- Participates in the orientation of selected staff through
'buddy system' field observation of staff and feedback to
appropriate staff involved in orientation process.
--- Participates in selected student programs by providing
guidance, training and mentoring to students.
--- Provides nursing care in accordance with VNS Health policies,
practices, procedures and Standards of Nursing Practice, which may
require standing, stooping, sitting, crouching, bending and
stretching to deliver patient/client care.
--- Transports and utilizes required medical equipment and other
supplies using VNS Health designated/supplied carrying case
weighing approximately 25 - 30 lbs. to and from patient/client
--- Travels to patient/clients' homes and/or other facilities with
varying environments (e.g., elevated buildings, walk-ups, care
facilities, single/multiple family homes, presence of pets, etc.)
using approved transportation options to deliver direct care to the
--- Follows work procedures in relation to established
--- Maintains productivity sufficient to meet VNS Health goals.
--- Assumes responsibility for personal professional growth through
attendance at in-services, training, continued formal education and
select journal readership.
--- Performs other related duties and participates in special
project, as assigned.
--- Establishes, implements, and revises a plan of care with input
from appropriate multidisciplinary health team members (i.e.,
physician, OT, PT, SW, SLP, family members, caregivers, HHAs, etc.)
based on goals mutually acceptable to the patient and significant
others. Ensures that services follow the plan of care by ongoing
assessment, planning, coordination, counseling, teaching and
supervision of the delivery of care to meet the needs of the
--- Oversees/supervises the care provided to the patient by
Licensed Practical Nurses and Paraprofessionals through regular
home visits in compliance with regulatory and VNS Health
requirements. Assesses the patient's condition, monitors the effect
of the care plans on the patient/family health status, informs
physician and other team members of changes in the client's needs
and updates the plan of treatment, as needed.
--- Manages, plans, coordinates and executes the patient's safe
discharge from service. Ensures that physician's orders, discharge
summary and communication to team members, patient and family
members adhere to VNS Health and regulatory requirements.
--- Communicates and consults with patient's MD and follows-up on
problematic situations affecting care such as abnormal clinical
findings, medication discrepancies, or other factors that impact
patient's ability to comply with the plan of care. Manages and
coordinates all aspects of assigned caseload.
--- Assists patients with activities of daily living, which may
require positioning, moving, transferring and lifting patients of
varying weights and physical conditions, with and without
assistance and as appropriate, from family members and/or
--- Participates in special projects and performs other duties as
Licenses and Certifications:
License and current registration to practice as a registered
professional nurse in New York State required
Degree in Nursing from an approved program required
Minimum of one year of experience in a medical/surgical environment
Keywords: VNS Health, Wayne , Registered Nurse, Homecare, (Manhattan), Healthcare , Ramsey, New Jersey
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