LHC Group. Inc

  • RN Supervisor - $5k Sign-on Bonus

    Location : Facility Name
    Willcare
    Requisition ID
    2019-62846
    Location : Postal Code
    12603
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    NURSING
    Location : City
    Poughkeepsie
    Location : State/Province
    NY
  • Overview

    Currently hiring a Full-Time RN Supervisor in the Poughkeepsie area. We offer a $5k Sign-On Bonus, Weekly Pay, and many Benefits! 

     

    The Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor in Poughkeepsie, NY is responsible for the supervision, on-the-job training and competency evaluation of field staff. Responsible for the delivery of care consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the Agency. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the patient(s) services by the Agency

     

    Willcare is a proud partner of LHC Group, 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. 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

    • Counsel employees as needed according to Agency Policy and Procedures. Maintain proper documentation of all employee counseling. Consult with DON / DPS / Administrator / Director and other Department Supervisors for clarification on legal guidelines and correct documentation procedures as necessary.
    • Conduct timely employee annual performance appraisals.
    • Serve as resource for field staff, patients and / or families, physicians and other community and contract agencies.
    • Obtain physical, psychosocial, environmental and health behavior assessment data as evidenced by completed admission forms.
    • Complete all nursing documentation / forms within the time frame as established by Agency.
    • Note changes in patient’s condition through on-going assessment as reflected in the progress notes and follow-up assessments.
    • Communicate in a timely manner to physician and supervisor, significant changes in patient’s condition.
    • Identify significant clinical finds and intervenes appropriately.
    • Demonstrate the knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status.
    • Interpret the appropriate information needed to identify patients’ requirements relative to his or her age- specific needs.
    • Provide care needed as described by the Agency’s Policies and Procedures.
    • Compare assessment data to baseline assessment to monitor patient’s progress. Recognize alteration in function, including life-threatening situation, and intervene and document appropriately.
    • Initiate realistic teaching plan based on identified learning needs of the patient and / or those providing care and documents appropriately.
    • Prioritize nursing visits based on the patient’s health status, anticipated needs, contractual agreements and Agency Policies and Procedures.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of care delivered and adjust Plans of Care accordingly.
    • Implement physicians orders accurately and promptly, using nursing judgment.
    • Implement and perform nursing skills in an effective, efficient and competent manner.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of therapeutic action, side effects and interaction of medication.
    • Document patient’s adherence to Plan of Care, and notify physician and supervisor if patient is not following plan.
    • Communicate effectively and as needed with health care team members by case conferencing to share information and solve problems in a positive, outcome oriented manner.
    • Remain flexible and responsive when changes occur in work load.
    • Participate in the Agency’s on-call, weekend and holiday assignments.
    • Utilize available educational materials, programs, nursing literature and resource personnel for professional development.
    • Supervise field staff in their delivery of care as prescribed by the established Plan(s) of Care.
    • Provide on-the-job training to field staff.
    • Evaluate competency of field staff and provide remediation training as needed.
    • Provide progressive counseling to field staff as per Agency Policies and Procedures.
    • Appropriately document, investigate and resolve patient / employee complaints and occurrences.
    • Provide employee health assessment and medical compliance requirements as requested.
    • Instruct trainees / employees as per Agency, State and Federal guidelines.
    • Responsible to obtain prior authorizations as required by third party payers.

    Qualifications

    • License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
    • Experience Desired: A minimum of one year experience as an RN preferred
    • License Requirements:Must have current RN licensure in state of practice.
    • License Requirements:Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
    • License Requirements:Current CPR certification required.
    • Skill Requirements: Understands the concepts of home health care and the role of the RN as a member of a full discipline health care team.

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