Registered Nurse, On Call

Career Details:

Type: RN / RN Supervisory

Hours: Per Diem

Shift: 12 Hour

Shift Details: Evening and weekend hours are on call.

Weekend Required: Yes

Weekend Shift Details: As needed

Location: PACE CNY

City: N. Syracuse

Openings: 1

Overview: 

Under the guidance and direction of the Manager, Home Care, the RN Home Care will participate with the planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating of home care services as ordered by a provider, as well as provide direct physical nursing care to the participant.

The RN Home Care is responsible for providing the highest quality of care in their home care and ensuring safety at all times according to accepted nursing practice standards. The RN Home Care acts as a primary support to the Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Director of Clinical Services and Manager, Home Care, RN.

Qualifications: 
  • Minimum 1 year experience in long term/acute home care.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or BS in related field preferred.
  • Current NYS license and registration in good standing as a professional nurse.
  • Possession of current NYS driver’s license and dependable vehicle.
  • NYS certification in PRI and screening (preferred).
  • Current knowledge of best practice nursing standards and care
  • Excellent assessment and care planning skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, residents, and families from diverse backgrounds who may have physical, sensory and mental impairments.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of the interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to analyze problems, plan resolution strategies, implement solutions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office programs and able to learn new software rapidly.

 

An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Conducts nursing assessments and evaluations for ongoing or episodic illness of residents according to the plan developed by the interdisciplinary team.
  • Counsels resident families regarding interventions as a solution to physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
  • Makes referrals to other services when resident conditions or situations require the service of other professional disciplines or products/services of outside companies or agencies.
  • Participates in the development and revision of the resident’s plan of care as a member of the interdisciplinary team when needed.
  • Provides instruction and demonstrates nursing techniques to residents and care givers.
  • Provides on-call coverage on a rotating basis with other nursing staff to ensure consistency in the coordination and scheduling of patient care in resident homes.
  • Responds promptly to emergency calls and takes appropriate action when on duty.
  • Conducts appropriate nursing assessment as required by the Licensed Agency procedures to facilitate admissions and care planning process for residents.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with other program staff, outside agencies, and provider hospitals.
  • Keeps current in his/her area of specialization and in emerging and best practices.
  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation and logs of all services provided, according to program procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Effectively supports Quality Assurance Performance Improvement initiatives through participation as directed.
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