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Home Care RN -Per Diem/Per Visit (Newburgh)

Nuvance Health

This is a Full-time position in Newburgh, NY posted January 4, 2021.

Summary: Provides professional care to patients utilizing the nursing process in collaboration with other health care team members.

Works on a per diem basis.Responsibilities:1.

Provides assessment of physical, emotional socio-economic needs and environmental needs of patients and their families.

2.

Identification of problems utililizing patient data base, nursing process and physician’s plan of treatment.

3.

Develops a plan of care and interprets to the patient and family the implications of the diagnosis and the nature of treatment consistent with the physician’s plan of treatment.

4.

Observes, evaluates and reports to the physician the patient’s physical and emotional condition; reaction to drugs or treatments.

Interprets to the physician social and physical factors in the environment, which affect physical care.

5.

Assesses health status through observation, interview and analysis.

Counsels families in basic principles of wellness and applies information for related fields such as nutrition, safety, education, mental health and dental care.

6.

Performs screening and diagnostic procedures according to the approved medical policies, procedures and competency levels of the Danbury VNA.

Assists the physician with examinations and treatments in those clinics in which the Agency participates.

7.

Interprets findings of tests to individuals or families and makes appropriate referrals.

Obtains laboratory specimens when indicated.

Gives preventive immunization or treatments under medical supervision.

8.

Attends required continuing education courses.

9.

Participates in Quality Management Program.

10.

Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

11.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:Required:Minimum Experience: zero to six months Desired: Nursing certification, BSN.

Experience in a qualified home health agency.

Location: Danbury-100 Saw Mill Road Work Schedule: Day 8 visits between 8 am
– 5 pm including one weekend a month Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No Work Type: Per Diem Credentials: Education:Essential:* Associate’s Level Degree Working conditions:Essential:* Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity* Significant occupational risk* Extremely heavy effort.

May exert > 125 lbs.

of force* Significant exposure to dirt, odors, nose, human waste, etc.