Department: Home Health
In order to maintain occasional status the occasional RN must:
- be available to work a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours per month; be willing to work any shift; participate in scheduled call rotation as applicable by department; and to work a minimum of two (2) weekend shifts per month; if applicable by department
- be available for work at least eight (8) months out of the year, and work or be on call a minimum of one (1) Hospital recognized holiday each year
Shift: Days and hours will depend on the needs of the department
- (with rotated weekends, Holidays, and after-hours weeknight call rotation. Required to be available to take after-hours call a minimum of one of each four weeknight calls/per week and rotated weekend shifts/call monthly per job description.)
Ensures the delivery of quality nursing care to patients in their place of residence.
- Initiates, implements, and supervises patient plan of care
- Makes visits to the home of patients of Home Health Services requiring nursing care, making a complete patient assessment during each nursing visit; re-evaluate the nursing needs of patient
- Carries out Physician’s Plan of Treatment and reports changes as necessary
- Instructs and supervises the patient and/or other responsible person in meeting nursing and related patient care needs
- Performs charge nurse duties with demonstrated proficiency: triages patient care, triages and successfully manages incoming patient care related calls, accepts and processes new patient referrals, serves as a liaison and arranges for care coordination with other providers as patient care needs dictate, and schedules Home Care Visits, as patient care needs require in accordance with Department productivity standards
- Provides supervisory visits for Certified Nurse’s Aides caring for Home Health Services patients per Medicare guidelines
- Cross-trains in Hospice Department clients as requested and regularly works in the Hospice Department as department needs dictate
- Participates in standby coverage to provide 24-hour RN availability to Home Health clients; will be on standby for after hour duties as required to meet patient care needs, (a minimum of once every four week nights); will work weekend shifts as necessary to meet patient care needs
- Monitor client and caregiver’s progress toward stated goals. Adjust POC according to client response
- Responsible for establishing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships with all staff members
- Demonstrates proficiency in completion of Oasis assessments according to Medicare guidelines
- Reviews agency Oasis assessments for accuracy as requested
- Additional Essential Functions as outlined in the Job Description
- Ability to read, write legibly and comprehend the written and spoken word in English; basic computer literacy; knowledgeable of current policies and procedures of standard patient care; proficient in documentation skills; knowledgeable of current, frequently used medications, including modes of administration, actions, and side effects; demonstrated competency with a variety of nursing skills including but not limited to: wound care, negative pressure wound therapy, ostomy care, diabetic care, catheter care, management of enteral feeding tubes, I.V. Therapy skills with central line catheters, including: PICC, Porta-cath, Hickman, Triple-Lumen, and Groshong, preferable; documented competency in home care nursing skills; demonstrates ability to drive in inclement weather
Graduate from an approved School of Nursing (ADN, BSN)
One year clinical experience
Personal vehicle for on-the-job transportation in all road and weather conditions, climate; proof of liability insurance on personal vehicle; able to successfully pass a driver’s license record background check; employment is contingent upon successfully passing a fingerprint-based criminal history background check through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Registered Nurse Idaho State License. Valid driver’s license and liability insurance on personal vehicle; must be able to successfully pass a driver’s license record background check (applicant must provide if recently relocated from out of state)
Physical Demands of position are listed in job description
Home Health and Hospice Manager and/or Home Health Clinical Supervisor
Bonner General Health
Established in 1949, Bonner General Health (BGH) is a non-profit, critical access hospital, serving a community of approximately 57,000 in the scenic panhandle of Idaho. As a pillar of the community and one of the premier employers of the region, BGH has earned a reputation as the first choice for healthcare.
In addition to our 25 hospital beds, Bonner General Health offers a variety of healthcare support through our free-standing clinics and comprehensive services.
Serving our community by providing excellent healthcare close to home.
To be the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Compassion: Treat patients, family members, and colleagues with sensitivity and empathy.
Excellence: Deliver the best outcomes possible and highest quality service through the dedicated effort of individual team members.
Integrity: Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and personal responsibility.
Respect: Treat patients, family members, and colleagues with dignity.
The Inland Empire is a breathtaking region where you can enjoy skiing, hiking, camping, fishing, boating and many other recreational activities. Bonner General Health is located approximately 60 miles south of the Canadian border in the dynamic city of Sandpoint, Idaho.
Situated on the shores of scenic Lake Pend Oreille (Pond-o-ray), Sandpoint was recently judged by USA Today and Rand McNally, as the “Most Beautiful Town in the USA” and offers four seasons of outstanding recreation. Whether your preference is cultural exploration, being on the water, snow or in the mountains, you are sure to find just what your heart desires in Sandpoint.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Employment at Bonner General Health is contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and criminal history background check. During the interview process all applicants will be asked to sign a release that allows the organization to request information from various federal, state, and other agencies which maintain records concerning history related to criminal, civil and driving violations. Bonner General Health is a tobacco free / fragrance free workplace. All new employees will meet with Occupational Health to review health history and immunizations. The influenza vaccination will be offered during flu season. Any employee who does not receive the vaccination will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the flu season.
If you need assistance while completing the online application, please contact us at email@example.com. You may also call 208-265-1044.
All Bonner General Health job postings are paid under the 40-hour overtime Wage and Hour Law.
BGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bonner General Health is an organization that participates in E-Verify. Information from each employee's I-9 will be provided to the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, to confirm authorization to work in the United States.
Company Website: BonnerGeneral.org
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