Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-RI-Smithfield
Req No.
2018-8221
Department
Health at Home
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Medical/Health

Overview

Working at the highest level of practice, this position will support the interdisciplinary care teams lead by a nurse practitioner to implement, monitor and evaluate patient interventions and treatment care plans. He/she will assist with sick visit triage and clinical assessments to identify appropriate level of clinical intervention and management by the nurse practitioner.

Responsibilities

  • Provide inpatient hospital visits, coordinating and facilitate discharge planning
  • Provide in home visits within 24 – 48 hours post hospitalization to conduct medication reconciliation, ensure patient understanding of treatment plan, facilitate any services directly related to the discharge needs and engage care nurse practitioner as appropriate
  • Provide in home or telephonic triage and/or clinical assessment patients as needed and/ or assigned by nurse practitioner
  • Provide in home or telephonic targeted education to the patients, family members/caregivers as it relates to medication adherence, disease management , appropriate use of self- management condition specific tools (peak flow meter, glucose testing, insulin, nebulizers, inhalers).
  • Communicates with all members of the internal and external interdisciplinary care team and actively participates care planning and implementation of customized treatment plans
  • Attend and participate in weekly rounding meetings with all teams to assist nurse practitioners and teams with customized treatment plans
  • Documents in Athena, PPC Inc.’s electronic medical record
  • Provides 24-7 patient coverage, as necessary and defined by the practice
  • Identify and develop policies and procedures that support program business objectives
  • Maintain professional growth and development through self- directed learning activities and involvement in professional, civic and community organizations
  • Maintain RN license in good standing without restrictions
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Corporate Compliance Responsibility - As an essential function, responsible for complying with Neighborhood’s Corporate Compliance Program, Standards of Business Conduct, applicable contracts, laws, rules and regulations, policies and procedures as it applies to individual job duties, the department, and  the Company. This position must exercise due diligence to prevent, detect and report unlawful and/or unethical conduct by fellow co-workers, professional affiliates and/or agents

Qualifications

Required:

  • Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse with an active, current, unrestricted license in Rhode Island in good standing
  • Five (5) years of clinical experience
  • Proven skills and knowledge base necessary for critical thinking and decision making
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • A high comfort level in providing care in the member’s home and assessing cardio pulmonary clinical status
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) including electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Dependability – when necessary, commits to hours necessary to meet the needs of members
  • Time flexibility - Must be willing to take call nights and/or weekends as needed
  • Possesses a valid Rhode Island driver’s license, auto insurance and personal transportation and be willing to drive to patient’s home, hospital or other location to provide care
  • Show evidence of being vaccinated against ( or refusing vaccination )

Preferred:

  • Experience as an registered nurse providing clinical care in the home
  • Behavioral Health experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Neighborhood is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.

 

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