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RN/Home Health - WellMed, Homecare Dimensions - Corpus Christi -Great position, great company!

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Corpus Christi, TX
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
1764981
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RN/Home Health - WellMed, Homecare Dimensions - Corpus Christi -Great position, great company!(Job Number:721872)
Description

Opportunities with Homecare Dimensions. For more than 20 years, Homecare Dimensions has been bringing compassionate and skilled care into the homes of patients throughout Southern Texas. Our focus on combining empathy with quality of care enables us to effectively act as a supportive partner to primary care providers. And that makes our organization a perfect fit to Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Career opportunities with Homecare Dimensions provide you with flexibility, autonomy and incredible support. More importantly, you’ll discover the tools, resources, training and technology that only a leader like Optum can provide. Want to make a bigger difference? Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)
 
Provides skilled nursing services and assists with the coordination of home health care services for assigned patients.  Ensures quality and safe delivery of home health care services in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies.
 
**Excellent compensation, benefits within 30 days, annual reviews, PTO, paid holidays, bonus potential, career progression**
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performs nursing assessments and develops, implements and evaluates plans of care in conjunction with the physician, patient and caregivers per agency policy and procedure
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care, the patient’s response to care and outcomes of care and revises the plan of care as needed
  • Re-evaluates patient nursing needs to include on-going assessments using the OASIS data set at appropriate time points
  • Provides skilled nursing services that require substantial and specialized nursing care including medication administration, wound care, wound vacs, IV administration including PICC and peripheral lines, therapeutic treatments, TPN and skilled teaching as ordered and indicated
  • Plans and implements patient health teaching and health counseling regarding the disease process(es), self-care techniques and prevention and involves the patient’s significant others in accomplishing health goals while promoting patient / family independence
  • Participates in health promotion and disease prevention activities
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures following the physician’s plan of care
  • Coordinates services and scheduling with the Clinical Team Manager (CTM) and Clinical Team Coordinator (CTC) to include recommendations for additional home health care services for patients to within 24 hours of Start of Care (SOC)
  • Assesses the patient's condition during every home health care visit; insures assessments are communicated to the Clinical Team Manager on a daily basis; nursing interventions are implemented to meet patient needs and changed conditions
  • Performs care management duties on patients as assigned including: notifying the physician of changes in the patient’s condition or progress toward goals, obtaining needed physicians orders, reassessing the patient for recertification, supervision of LVNs and home health aides, attending and documenting case conferences, coordination of care by reporting of significant findings to others on the healthcare team, and planning for, notification of and documenting the discharge of the patient
  • Documents all communications with the patient, family, physician, CTM, pharmacy, other disciplines, and appropriate others as indicated on communication notes
  • Prepares a written plan for the Home Health Aide to follow, if applicable
  • Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner

Job Health Care Delivery (Clin Care)
Primary Location US-TX-Corpus Christi
Other Location 
Organization WellMed Medical Mgmt, Inc
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 3
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