Home Care Nurse Coordinator

Home Care Nurse Coordinator

Part Time/Full Time Fee For Service

Pediatric/Adult/Geriatric RN/ Medical Home Care Coordinator

 

Therapy Depot is looking for a qualified RN/LPN’s to join our team. This is a Fee for Service contract position requiring RN clinic duties and Care Coordinator responsibilities.

An ideal candidate loves kids and families and is a friendly, intelligent, hardworking, detail oriented, team player with previous pediatric home care experience.

 

Responsibilities

Develops a Plan of Care based on assessment of patient’s needs, condition, environment, and consultation with patient’s physician and other health care team members, at the time of initial visit.

Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of individual patient Plan of Care.

Provides skilled nursing care that conforms to policy and procedures and established professional standards of care.

Updates Plan of Care at least every 60 days and as necessary. 

Regularly conducts Case Conferences and maintains communication with Clinical Managers and other members of health care team.

Documents care provided as per policy and procedures.

Familiarity with MLTCP and commercial payer requirements for care

Competent to apply age specific criteria as appropriate. Responsible for the assessment and treatment for patients of all ages, including neonates, child adolescents, adults and geriatric.

Understands the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological processes for all ages.

Contact/follow up with physicians and other patient care providers when necessary to assist and facilitate care coordination.

Treatment reflects an understanding of the developmental needs for each patient.

Maintains an ongoing responsibility for assigned caseload.

Schedules work load for maximum efficiency.

Adheres to mission, Code of Ethics, policies & procedures, state & federal regulations and JCAHO standards.

 

Qualifications

  • Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required.
  • Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, with one year of health care experience preferred. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged or considerable walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Must be able to lift, position, or transfer patients, as well as supplies and equipment. Minimum lifting required is 25 lbs.
  • Must have visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
  • Valid malpractice insurance required.
  • Valid driver’s license may be required, as determined by operational needs.
  • Familiarity with EMR and computer applications (Word, Excel) preferred.