RN Visit Nurse - Casual - Waconia

Ridgeview Medical Center

Job Description

This position is responsible for the delivery of individualized patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Care and Practice as defined by Ridgeview Medical Center, the Minnesota Nurse Practice Standards Act, and the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice.

Job Functions
Conducts admission and recertification as ordered by the physician. Completes supporting documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
Coordinates requests/referrals according to patient need and physician order.
Performs supervisory visits and evaluates performance through direct or indirect observation of aides providing care.
Advises and educates patients, family members and significant others on health maintenance/status, disease prevention and/or end-of-life care.
Serves as a patient advocate in seeking appropriate community resources to meet patient need.
Coordinates with and updates the Case Manager in a timely manner.
Completes SOC and Quarterly audits to meet the regulatory requirements as requested by Manager/PCC.
Demonstrates competencies in the specialty area of Home Health.
Performs case management functions under the guidance of a supervisor or primary care clinician as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Employment Requirements

Minimum Education/Work Experience/License/Certifications
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current professional nurse licensure in Minnesota or if licensed in another state, a permit from the Minnesota Board of Nursing is accepted while the license application is in process
Valid MN drivers license, car insurance, and meets Ridgeview's insurability requirements
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
Must be at least 21-years old in order to meet Ridgeview's insurability requirements

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Nursing
CHPN - Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurse
RN experience in acute/skilled facility or home health

Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities
Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making
Capable of making independent decisions with the use of good critical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to work and multi-task in a high stress and fast paced environment
Ability to work autonomously and as a team.
Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situations and diverse patient populations.
Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above

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