Home Care Coordinator (RN) $5,000 Sign On Bonus!

Dialyze Direct - Brooklyn, NY4.5

30+ days agoFull-time
Exciting opportunity to join a team of highly motivated and energized professionals. Must be able to function as a Team lead with little oversight on a Monday - Friday day shift schedule.

The Home Care Coordinator (HCC) is responsible for coordinating and providing the nursing care, training, education and home support needed for patients to perform dialysis. The HCC works collaboratively with team members, participates in program development. This position supervises the RN, LPN/LVN and PCT positions.
Responsible for home dialysis program development
Collects, analyzes and records relevant patient health data accurately
Analyzes assessment data to identify patient problems
Develops a plan of care that describes interventions to attain expected outcomes
Implements and records interventions to attain expected outcomes in EMR
Evaluates patient progress toward attainment of identified goals
Adheres to approved, research-based practice standards
Directs and supervisors patient care provided by LPN, LVNs and support personnel
Utilizes equipment and materials in a safe and cost effective manner
Performs and documents Point of Care (POC) testing and quality control in accordance with established laboratory policies and procedures
Functions as patient advocate and ensures care is delivered in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner
Assures patients are informed consent and have signed for indicated procedures
Consistently participates as an active member of department performance improvement committee
Responsible for QAPI tracking and action plans to meet goals. Meets with the Nurse Manager as needed to drive QAPI goals
Uses current data and research in order to have the home program reflect industry trends that will improve patient outcomes
Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, other departments and outside institutions
Works collaboratively with team members to maintain inventory
Supports dialysis teaching day and assists with the planning
Provides nursing care, training, education, and home support to adult ESRD patients and significant others involved in their care
Assesses the need for home visits
Provides support for home patients and family members while maintaining professional boundaries
Provides direct patient care as needed
Collaborates with MD and staff on hospitalized home patients providing direct patient care as needed
Provides supervision of the home dialysis program
Maintains clinical staff competencies
Ensures all required regulatory training attained annual
Performs similar or related duties as requested or directed
BS in Nursing, preferred; or
AA or Diploma from School of Nursing
At least 12 months Hemodialysis experience (18 months of LVN experience in Texas)
Assess patient status and take appropriate action
Able to function at a high level with little operational oversight
Exemplary interpersonal skills; able to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with diverse backgrounds and different organizational levels
Able to define problems and present solutions
Valid State Nursing License required
Current CNN or CDN required or must be obtained within one year from date of hire
Current BLS certification required
Current driver’s license
Able to sit and work at computer for extended periods of time
Walk, sit, lift no more than 50 pounds
Must be able to identify and differentiate colors.
Must be willing to travel to network facilities and sites as needed