PPV RN Home Care Mercy Health Youngstown PRN

Job Summary
The Home Care RN Team Nurse is a registered nurse who applies nursing knowledge and clinical skills using the nursing process to provide high quality, individualized, safe care to patients in their home environment The RN Team Nurse utilizes nursing assessment skills, critical thinking, problem solving and communication in providing home health services to patients. The Home Care RN Team Nurse works closely with the case manager, team members and other health care providers to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient care with minimal direct supervision.
The RN Team Nurse demonstrates nursing expertise, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills needed to accurately assess patients in their home environment. Demonstrates knowledge of community resources. Demonstrates problem solving skills to function in an autonomous role and communicates effectively. Maintains availability at all times during work hours. Demonstrates continued re-assessment to determine the plan of care continues to meet the needs of the patient and communicates to all other health care providers including the home care team. Responsible to perform direct nursing care and document with accuracy. Acts as a patient advocate. Meets or exceeds productivity standards.
Assists in developing and contributing to the patient plan of care with patients and/or caregivers that; Maintains the greatest amount of independence and enables the patient to remain safely in the home environment, follows care plans to achieve quality outcomes, assures attainable goals, provides continuity of care and coordination of care with other team members and health care providers, provides appropriate education to patients and caregivers that promotes health, wellness, and self-management. Regularly reassess to ensure services are appropriate, cost-effective and not increasing the patient's dependence. Assist patients/family in making informed decisions by ensuring the patient/family receive and understand appropriate information.
Communicates effectively with leadership, team members, and other health care providers. Participates and communicates effectively during interdisciplinary team meetings. Initiates consultation with clinical managers as issues and concerns arise. Demonstrates leadership qualities including time management, verbal and written communication skills, listening skills, problem solving, decision making, priority setting, work delegation and work organization.
Evaluates home health services provided by LPNs and home health aides according to agency policy, documents and provides appropriate feedback in a timely manner.
Accurately completes and submits all required documentation according to policy. Clinical records accurately reflect patient assessment findings and interventions. Demonstrates proficiency with use of multiple electronic devices and applications. Cares for and responsible for company issued electronic hardware/devices per policy. Responsible for proper use of supplies and equipment. Complies with agency budget.
Supports and promotes a positive work environment. Demonstrates skill in conflict resolution. Supports communication of information regarding changes in agency operations and policies. Participates in orientation of home care staff and provides input to evaluation of orientee related to specialty. Demonstrates knowledge of agency policies, procedures, and regulations regarding reimbursement for home care services and plans care accordingly. Demonstrates compliance with federal, state, and local rules and regulations, along with organization Corporate Responsibility Program.
Participates in a minimum of 75% of staff meetings. Contributes and participates to continuous quality improvement activities. Participates and communicates in department/organizational committees. Participates in educational programs to maintain professional licensures, and is competent with job functions.
Qualifications - Minimum
Required Minimum Education:
2 year Associates Degree
Specialty/Major: Registered Nurse
Preferred Education:
2 year Associates Degree
Specialty/Major: Registered Nurse
Required: Must have an active and valid RN license for the State of Ohio.
Certified in basic CPR.
Valid driver's license with record that can pass Mercy Health's DMV policy.
Two years recent clinical care experience or previous home care experience.
Basic knowledge of medical surgical nursing, community health nursing, theories related to human relations and communications, and pathophysiology and psychopathology.
Computer and keyboarding skills are required. Must be able to operate standard office machines and equipment such as laptop, mobile printer, mobile device, telephone, calculator, copier, scanner, and printer.
Hours per pay period: 0
PRN 5 days/mo requirement
Shift and Job Schedule
Job Shift: All, Job Schedule: Contingent
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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