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RN Home Health, Next Day Feedback

Company: Amergis
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

The Home Health Registered Nurse is responsible for providing and documenting skilled one-on-one nursing care in accordance with the physician-ordered individualized patient care plan. This care is provided mostly in the patient's home or a residential setting but can transfer outside the home during appointments and other activities the nurse may accompany the patient to.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs when applicable

Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(s)

Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs

Initiates the plan of care when directed and makes necessary revisions as patient status changes

Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis

Establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventative, and rehabilitative nursing actions

Includes the patient and the family in the planning and execution of the treatment plan and goals

Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures

Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician

Provides healthcare instructions and education to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care

Identifies discharge planning needs when applicable

Adheres to home health agency policy and protocol

Attends case conference, team meetings, and education in-services as required

Minimum Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state in which the RN will practice

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Amergis, Portsmouth , RN Home Health, Next Day Feedback, Healthcare , Portsmouth, Virginia

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