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RN / Registered Home Health Nurse

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN) Located in Clarksdale, MS


JOB SUMMARY:


A Registered Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing Supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS:


1. Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in Mississippi.
2. Two (2) years nursing experience, preferred.
3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.
4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Provides services in accordance with the plan of care.

  • Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient's nursing needs.

  • Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions.

  • Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills.

  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

  • Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on his/her patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.

  • Communicates changes in the condition and needs of the patient.

  • Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.

  • Participates in and presents inservice programs.

  • Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.

  • Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition. Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries.

  • Gives total patient care as needed.

  • Takes on-call duty nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned.

  • Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, and transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.


 


 



Company Description
Sunflower Home Health Agency is the oldest licensed home health agency in the state of Mississippi. We have been providing exceptional patient care since 1966, and it shows. Our goal is to be the first choice of patients and customers for their home healthcare needs across the Mississippi delta area.
Sunflower Home Health is known for our clinical expertise and dedication that we deliver to each of our patients everyday. We pride ourselves on providing services tailored to meet individual client needs. Contact us today and be a part of the Sunflower Home Health Agency family.



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