AccentCare RN FIELD SUPERVISOR FT - YONKERS in Yonkers, New York
As an RN Field Supervisor you will:
. Conduct field-nursing visits for initial home care assessments, re-assessment, supervision visits post-hospital visits, and para professional visits.
. Provide and review the patient information documents i.e. admission packet, plan of care, advance directives, Bill of Rights, consents, patient education.
. Communicate with referrers/discharge planners to review eligibility for agency services and to develop and coordinate the plan of care.
. Identify the appropriate level of care required by the patient. Ensure the environment is conducive to the provision of home care.
. Communicate findings with the patient's physician and obtain verbal orders as necessary.
. Develop and implement treatment plans in conjunction with the patient's authorized medical practitioner.
. Initiate written Medical Orders and written reports to the patient's physician, as necessary.
. Assess all medication to identify possible ineffective drug therapy or adverse reactions, significant side effects, drug allergies, and contraindicated medications.
. Initiate referrals for other services or community resources as needed.
. Interpret and reinforce agency policy and procedures to professional and paraprofessional staff.
. Provide 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotation basis.
Requirements of Qualified Candidates:
. Current New York State License as a Registered Professional Nurse
. One (1) year experience in the provision of nursing care in an acute care facility, preferred.
. One year satisfactory Nursing experience in Home Care, desired
. Good organizational writing, communication and interpersonal skills
. Ability to travel to all business locations