RN - Home Health, FT & PT

JOB SUMMARY

Provides direct care and instructs clients and caregivers in prevention and care of health concerns.  Comprehensively assesses clients; re-evaluates clients as needed.  Develops and implements individualized care plan for each patient’s needs and revises plan as needed.  Prepares documentation. Collaborates needed changes and coordinates goals of all disciplines (such as physicians, therapists, etc).   Establishes appropriate client goals among all disciplines promoting independence through education of patient and caregivers.  Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age specific care.   Recognizes developmental and biopsychosocial changes in patients and caregivers with an understanding of Holistic Nursing.  Case management of all disciplines from initial evaluation  through discharge and assists in establishing appropriate community resources.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards, scope of practice.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL

  • Current knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by the State of Ohio Nurse Practice Act and the Ohio Board of Nursing.
  • Current knowledge of American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.
  • Current knowledge of patient counseling, interviewing, habilitation techniques and procedures.
  • Able to utilize the nursing process.
  • Current knowledge of community resources and services.
  • Current knowledge of current trends and demonstration of standards of care.
  • Demonstration of effective problem solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstration of effective verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstration of positive customer service.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Current knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by the State of Ohio Nurse Practice Act and the Ohio Board of Nursing.
  • Current knowledge of American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.
  • Current knowledge of patient counseling, interviewing, habilitation techniques and procedures.
  • Able to utilize the nursing process.
  • Current knowledge of community resources and services.
  • Current knowledge of current trends and demonstration of standards of care.
  • Demonstration of effective problem solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstration of effective verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstration of positive customer service.
Requirements Include: 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an accredited program for nursing education, BSN preferred.
  • Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the State of Ohio.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
  • Valid Ohio’s Driver License and maintain motor vehicle insurance
Job Specifics
Department: 
Knox County Home Health
Shift: 
8:00 am - 4:30 pm (call once a month, weekend once a month)
Average Weekly Hours: 
32 or 24
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020