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Home Care RN

New Milford, CT

Posted: 09/27/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Health Care Job Number: 7100

POSITION TITLE: Case Manager / Home Care- Western CT

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

This RN   will   provide  skilled nursing care to clients in their home or community health settings ensuring the delivery of outcome based, high quality, cost effective care

Initiates plan of care in collaboration with caregiver, physician and team.

Reviews referrals and initiates contact with client and family

Conducts a complete nursing assessment based on referral data, client interview, and clinical observation of patient overall health status. 

Develops a care plan based on assessment data, goals, and using proper resources

Focus on completing the OASIS assessment with accurate scoring of clinical and functional resources

Provide OASIS time point assessments throughout a patient’ s episode which provides objectivity and consistency

Participate in daily SBAR report with nurse case coordinator

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Training:   Graduate of a National League of Nursing accredited program with a diploma or Associate’ s Degree in Nursing; Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred

License/Certification:  Registered Nurse with a license to practice in the State of Connecticut. 

 

Experience:  Minimum of 1 year experience in home care preferred

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Basic clinical nursing skills

Experience in physical and psycho-social assessment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Computer skills

Strong organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to effectively interact with patients, families, physicians and co-workers

Ability to deal effectively with stress and ability to exercise independent judgment

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Must be available to rotate weekends, holidays, and for after hour coverage, as required, to meet the needs of the Agency and patient care needs

Beth Brigham
Executive Recruiter, Healthcare Services

Beth Brigham is an Executive Recruiter in our Healthcare Services Division. She brings to us over 18 years of recruiting experience placing various positions at the mid-management to senior executive level. In her previous role, Beth was a Director of HR, and was responsible for building the HR department from the ground up. She managed everything from employee recruitment, employee relations and benefits, payroll, community outreach, and overall personnel support.

Beth’s favorite quote is “Think Globally, Act Locally,” and she does that, not only in the office, but also outside of the office with her volunteerism. Beth is a proud volunteer with Dress for Success Hartford whose mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. She is also involved with the Chrysalis Center, Inc. and the Fern Street Community Kitchen in West Hartford. Beth’s recruiting experience and passion for helping people make her an excellent resource to our clients, candidates and internal employees as well.

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