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HCR Home Care CHHA RN Assessment Nurse - Evenings or Weekends in Plattsburgh, New York

Evening or Weekend coverage for Clinton County

Primary Functions:

•Demonstrate the coordination of the Start of Care admission process through timely, accurate communication and the establishment of trust and respect with the receiving care provider team.

•Conduct initial assessment and admission of patients to the agency using a patient-centered approach.

•Exhibit competency with the OASIS Assessment document.

•Demonstrate critical thinking skills to be able to make clinical decisions for delivery of safe, effective, efficient, high quality patient care in collaboration with the physician.

•Observe and assess signs and symptoms of any adverse findings and immediately reporting to the physician including, but not limited to, reactions to ordered treatments, medication interactions, and any changes to the patients physical and/or emotional status.

•Develop and implement a safe, realistic, individualized Plan of Care for each patient in collaboration with other services/disciplines according to best practice standards to promote positive patient outcomes and patient satisfaction using a patient-centered approach.

Required Skills:

•Excellent documentation skills required.

•Strong computer skills and the ability to use Agency’s EMR program.

•Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and written and verbal communication skills.

•Able to work independently, and complete paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion.

•Must comply with privacy & HIPAA laws. Must be respectful of the patient’s rights & treat a client & his/her belongings with dignity & respect.

•Valid driver’s license and automobile with current insurance coverage and in good working condition available to use for work. Must be willing to travel throughout assigned and contiguous counties.

Required Experience:

•Registered Nurse with a current NY State License.

•Associates Degree from an accredited college required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

•Minimum of 1 year Home Health Care experience, specifically with OASIS-C, strongly preferred.

Certified Home Health Care Agencies

  • Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs) provide part-time, intermittent health care and support services to individuals who need intermediate and skilled health care.

  • CHHAs can also provide long-term nursing and home health aide services, can help patients determine the level of services they need, and can either provide or arrange for other services including physical, occupational, and speech therapy, medical supplies and equipment, and social worker and nutrition services.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled