Under the guidance and direction of the Manager, Home Care, the RN Home Care will participate with the planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating of home care services as ordered by a provider, as well as provide direct physical nursing care to the participant.
The RN Home Care is responsible for providing the highest quality of care in their home care and ensuring safety at all times according to accepted nursing practice standards. The RN Home Care acts as a primary support to the Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Director of Clinical Services and Manager, Home Care, RN.
Provides quality care through assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of individualized participant care plans.
Teaches and counsels participants and caregivers as needed regarding maintenance of health and prevention of illness or complications.
Delegates tasks appropriately and supervises, instructs and guides nursing and paraprofessional staff in providing high quality nursing services.
Contributes as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team. Acts as a liaison between the participant, the family/care givers, the home care supervisor and the PACE Interdisciplinary Team.
Provides leadership among co-workers.
Documents in an appropriate, thorough and timely manner and in accordance with Loretto Geriatric Center Licensed Home Care Agency’s medical records policies and procedures.