About St. Joseph’s/Candler, the Premier Health Provider in the Region
Highly regarded as THE premier health provider in the region, St. Joseph's/Candler (SJ/C) combines high-impact technology, breakthrough clinical treatments and time-honored compassionate care to create "smart medicine"-an innovative approach to health and well-being.
Where you come for Smart Medicine
SJ/C offers healthcare services across the entire continuum, including local and regional primary care, specialized inpatient and outpatient services in the 714 patient beds in our two anchor hospitals, home healthcare services, as well as a wide variety of community outreach and education efforts throughout the region.
Our faith-based, holistic approach to healing encourages individuals to become more knowledgeable about their personal health, while providing the most advanced, comprehensive treatments and state-of-the-art medical technologies available almost anywhere.
Core Job Functions
Completes the patient assessment process
Provides care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients. Assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify and provide the appropriate care. Admission and subsequent nursing assessments and supervision activities are completed on patients and participate in the on-call process.
Implements nursing plan of care on assigned patients
Follows and implements physician ordered interventions. Patient Care Coordinator or medical personnel are notified immediately of potential patient problems and situations.
Maintains equipment, supplies, and reliable transportation
Agency policies and procedures are followed in the care, maintenance and use of all supplies and computer hardware. Maintains reliable transportation and ability to travel as required.
Maintains knowledge of home health rules and regulations
Reviews policies and procedures as they are updated and as needed to ensure compliance. Maintains knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations. Maintains knowledge of individual payer source guidelines to ensure fiscal responsibility
Plans patient care utilizing the nursing and medical diagnosis
Plan of care developed and customized based on nursing assessment to include medical and nursing diagnosis, patient specific problems and needs under the supervision of the RN. Facilitates patient and family involvement, discharge planning, teaching needs, measurable outcomes are included in plan of care.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time