• Registered Nurse - Home Health

    Location : Facility Name
    OMNI Home Care
    Requisition ID
    2018-39325
    Location : Postal Code
    15106-4324
    Position Type
    PRN
    Work Schedule
    Weekends
    CATEGORY
    NURSING
    Location : City
    Carnegie
    Location : State/Province
    PA
  • Overview

    Administrative On-Call RN - EVENINGS/WEEKENDS 

    Registered Nurse (RN)

     

    The Administrative on-call Registered Nurse RN in Home Health takes calls from the answering service and makes decisions regarding patient visits, fields various other questions callers may have, enters referrals on weekends, and occasionally assists in the field with on-call work (averages 4-5 hours per week).  

     

    Omni Home Care, a subsidiary of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

    Additional Details

    • Provides clinical services within the scope of practice, as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.
    • Makes the initial and|or comprehensive nursing evaluation visit, determines primary focus of care, develops the plan of care within State specific guidelines, and submits accurate, complete, and timely documentation, per policy.
    • Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates (as warranted by changes in condition but at least every 60 days) the patient's nursing needs.
    • Performs patient comprehensive assessments at designated time points and develops the appropriate POC, in collaboration with physician orders.
    • Ensures patients meet home health eligibility and medical necessity guidelines as defined by payer source.
    • Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the plan of care in collaboration with the physician and other health care professional's involved in care.
    • Makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated by patient's assessed need.
    • Responds to outcome coordinator|coder and Patient Care Manager requests for clarification to OASIS assessments on the same day that the request for more information is sent.

    Qualifications

    License Requirements
    • Current RN licensure in state of practice.
    • Current CPR certification required.
    • Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation
    • Knowledge of Home Care Home Base point of care system strongly preferred.
     

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