Must have appropriate nursing skills and judgment. Ability to make independent home visits, including performance of necessary tasks. Must be able to handle angry or hostile individuals or situations in a professional manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following; however other duties may be assigned:
Performs in-home client assessments, reports findings, and makes recommendations for changes in the plan of care.
Makes recommendations for improving care. Assist with obtaining Annual and Verbal orders as needed and performs general health evaluations as assigned.
Provides skilled care to clients as authorized and completes on-site evaluation forms.
Provides on-site evaluation for purposes of 10% sampling of client care when assigned to do so.
Conducts six-month follow-up evaluation on APC/HCX/Advanced Respite clients, as assigned.
Completes all paper work properly and in a timely fashion. All paperwork should be turned into the office within 48-72 hours and should be legible and completed in accordance to agency policies and program rules and regulations.
Reviews and signs off on tasks performed by an LPN that requires RN oversight, when assigned.
Report to supervisor and/or client when visit cannot be performed when scheduled.
Maintains confidentiality of all client information.
Other duties as assigned.
Delivers services to clients only.
Comply with all program rules and regulations and agency policies and procedures.
Accept instructions and supervision, communicate appropriately and effectively with staff/supervisors/clients, performs under stress, practices self-control, maintains confidentiality at all times, exercises sound, professional judgment.
Creative - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND/OR REGISTRATIONS:
Education leading to RN degree.
Experience and Skills:
Have experience in care of the elderly, disabled or infirm. Must have knowledge of geriatric client care and be able to access support systems to meet client needs.Must have ability to solve problems and work closely with client, family, caregivers and support agencies in maintaining quality care.
Must have reporting skills to meet State and AHC requirements.
Certificates/Licenses/and/or Registrations, etc..:
Current State of Missouri RN license
Springfield, Missouri, United States