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Signature Service Full Time Home Health Registered Nurse Case Manager/RN in Tigard, Oregon

Now Hiring!

Full Time Home Health RN Case Manager for our Tigard, Oregon office!

This position will be responsible for covering the Coverage Area: SW Pdx, Tigard, King City, Beaverton, Aloha and downtown Pdx.

Location

Signature Healthcare at Home

7632 SW Durham Rd, Suite 105

Tigard, OR 97224

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, day shift

Overview:

The Registered Nurse plans, organizes and directs home health care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

The Registered Nurse will be dedicated to the Mission, Values and Care Commitments of Signature Healthcare at Home and embrace and demonstrate our mission: “To Enhance The Life Of Every Person We Serve.”

Please apply on line for this position here: https://signature-careers.com

  • Signature Healthcare at Home can do COVID-19 testing on patients and employees if needed

  • Signature Healthcare at Home has robust Infection and Disease Procedures and Policies

  • Signature Healthcare at Home has developed a brand new Mobile Infectious Disease Testing Department

  • Signature Healthcare at Home is taking a proactive approach to PPE utilization and inventory to protect patients, families and employees

  • Signature Healthcare at Home is offering telehealth visits to ensure patient and employee safety when needed

  • Signature healthcare at Home is working with patients and families for a safe discharge from the acute care setting by coordinating individualized care and keeping patients in their place of residence

Patient Care

  • Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family/caregiver living situation to determine care Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).

  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process and as defined in the state Nurse Practice Act.

  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:

  • Establishing the initial individualized plan of care in collaboration with the certifying medical provider based on comprehensive assessment and patient goals.

  • Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs.

  • Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary in collaboration with the certifying medical provider as patient status and needs change.

  • Develops a care plan that establishes interventions and goals. Includes the patient and the family/caregiver in the planning process.

  • Works autonomously to initiate appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the medical provider in the plan of care.

  • Involves the patient and family/caregiver to address needs and meet related goals.

  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.

  • Facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency or obtaining appropriate caregiving.

  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Manager and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.

Communication

  • Documents patient services and status timely and accurately within professional practice standards and reimbursement requirements.

  • Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.

  • Communicates with the medical provider regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives medical provider orders as required.

  • Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the medical provider and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers. Works in concert with the interdisciplinary team.

  • Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.

  • Attends required staff meetings, interdisciplinary team meetings and care coordination activities.

Additional Duties

  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.

  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services

are available.

  • Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required.

  • Coordinates patient care in tandem with LPN/LVN as assigned by Clinical Manager.

  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.

  • Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments.

  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities or other committees as assigned.

  • May be required to work outside of designated geographical area based on census fluctuations and current staffing.

  • Completes mandatory education requirements annually to maintain competence.

  • May be required to visit patients in homes that are not clean, or in poor repair, have poor ventilation, are infested with insects or rodents, and secondhand smoke.

  • Driving conditions may be difficult related to weather and/ or traffic.

  • Maintains knowledge of and adheres to all applicable laws, rules, and standards.

  • Participates in the orientation of new employees and preceptorship of students as assigned.

  • Meets productivity expectations.

    • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.

  • Maintains a current CPR certification.

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.

  • Minimum of two years’ experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health, home care, or hospice nursing is preferred.

  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising hospice aides.

  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; nursing skills per competency checklist.

  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.

  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.

Please apply on line for this position here: https://signature-careers.com or Contact:

Sheena Saijo

Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist

Cell: 503-200-7090

Fax: 866-859-5350

Email:

Ssaijo2@signaturehch.com

Signature Healthcare at Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

ID: 2020-6550

Days of the week working: Monday thru Friday

Time of day and or shift schedule: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Territory the clinician will be covering (mileage radius/cities) (Text Only): Coverage Area: Hillsboro, Aloha, Tigard, King City, Sherwood, SW Portland

External Company URL: 4signatureservice.com

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