Registered Nurse- Home Health / Medicare

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Company: Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Date Posted: September 16, 2014
Source: Boca Raton Regional Hospital
- BSN, ASN or Diploma required
- American Heart Association BLS
- Current FL RN license
- 1 to 2 years Home Health care experience

REGISTERED NURSE- HOME HEALTH MEDICARE

Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse provides patient care as part of a multi-disciplinary team based on national standards, and utilizing the nursing process. RNs are responsible and accountable for the delivery of skilled professional patient care that is delivered based on recognized national standards of practice, BRRH policy and procedures, the Nurse Practice Act, Code of Ethics for Nurses and applicable laws and regulations.

Position Expectations & Responsibilities:

* RNs are expected to be competent in the appropriate use and functioning of equipment in the area of clinical practice and department requirements.
* Will demonstrate a good working knowledge of CMS/AHCA/OSHA/The Joint Commission regulations for patient care and documentation.
* Participate in the department/hospital performance improvement program by conducting and monitoring patient care activities, preparing and submitting timely and accurate reports, proposing alternatives when problems are identified, evaluating the plan of care and following through on steps to problem resolution.
* The Registered Nurse will delegate to and direct the care provided to the patient by the LPN, PCA and HUC appropriately and within the Nurse Practice Act and other regulating bodies.
* RNs will demonstrate leadership skills through appropriate decision making, delegation and supervision of duties, and functioning as a preceptor/resource to new staff, students and LPN/PCA staff.
* Expected to deliver skilled, professional and age-appropriate intermittent patient visits at home.
* Expected to take referrals from hospitals, physician’s offices, care facilities, etc. and screen for appropriateness for home care.
* Expected to perform pre-discharge assessments of patients to determine eligibility for home care under Medicare guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Diploma from an accredited school of nursing or Associate's degree
* MINIMUM of One year of experience as a Registered Nurse is REQUIRED
* BLS certification from the American Heart Association
* Current Florida Registered Nurse license in good standing

* Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during  and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency, crisis situation or disaster (man-made or natural) including evacuation sites.
* The person in this position will work in a smoke-free location, and is expected to adhere to all smoking restrictions.
* In the spirit of wellness for both our employees and patients, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has instituted a mandatory influenza prevention vaccination program.  Current employees must receive the influenza prevention vaccination free of charge during the recognized flu season.   As a condition of employment, new hires will be required to comply with all program rules. This is a mandatory program with the exception of documented medical or religious reasons for not receiving the vaccine.  For further information on this progressive program, please contact Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Human Resources Department at 561-955-4075.

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