Overview

**RN, HOME CARE** ** VERMONT HAS ONE OF THE LOWEST COVID RATES IN THE COUNTRY! ** Shift: Day shift – 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday w/rotating on-call 4:30pm 7:30pm and weekendsBlue Team – Springfield, VT Service areas include: Springfield, Bellows Falls, Westminster, VT areas and Charlestown, Alstead, Walpole, Keene, NH area Position Objective:Home Care Case Manages maintain a case load of home care clients through assessment, plan of care, coordination and implementation, of evidence based care for each client, with the support of an interdisciplinary care team. This includes but is not limited to: appropriate treatment intervention, evaluation of outcomes, and utilization of services to ensure that patient care needs are met. Will participate in on-call and weekend rotation.Performance Expectations:Develop a plan of care under the direction of client s physician and in collaboration with the client, their family and/or the primary care givers upon admission. Periodically reviews the client care plan and re-certifies the client care plan as appropriate.Coordinates the client s care plan through interdisciplinary communication and case conferences, as appropriate. Advises other disciplines of discharges in a timely basis.Provides ongoing assessment of the client s clinical, functional, and emotional status to identify problems and/or progress toward desired goals.Initiates and applies interdisciplinary and therapeutic interventions using appropriate technique; obtains appropriate MD approval. Needs time frame immediately, within 24 hoursSupervises ancillary personnel (Home Health Aides and Licensed Practical Nurses) and delegates responsibilities when required. Establishes a care plan for paraprofessional services and revises as needed according to agency policy.Completes and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes and other required documentation in a timely manner in accordance with expected agency standards, state and federal regulatory compliance i.e., admission papers and OASIS; clinical notes; day sheets; status change; resumption of care; verbal orders/memos; payer source documentation, including management of authorizations; discharge.Completes all clinical documentation on the laptop, in the home when appropriate and in a timely fashion. Transmits all information at least twice a day.1) On-Call Home Health nurses will be on-call from 4:30 pm 7:30 pm to ensure the late discharges are processed and urgent patient needs are met. The expectation for each colored team will be 1 on call Home Health nurse and this rotation will be shared by all Home Health nurses and travelers.2) Weekends All Home Health nurses will be on a rotating weekend schedule to ensure we have adequate staffing coverage.3) Holidays All Home Health nurses will be on a rotating holiday schedule to ensure we have adequate staffing coverage.VNH is committed to ensuring the safety of all our travelers without causing any negative impact. The VNH will take full responsibility for covering the cost of all mandated COVID tests required by agency protocols or state regulation. Position Urgency:Quick Start