Georgia Employer REGISTERED NURSE in Dallas, Georgia
OverviewProvides, coordinates, and directs the provision of home nursing care according to physician\'s orders based on agency policies and procedures, through the competent application of the nursing process.Approx. salary: \$65,520 - \$85,800Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. ResponsibilitiesDemonstrates knowledge of home care and competency in discipline specific patient care skills, required by the care center for the provision of patient care.May be assigned RN visits as member of care team, and/or may be required to supervise a patient caseload, including LPN\'s and HHA\'s.Performs patient comprehensive assessments, as assigned, and collaborates with patient multidisciplinary care team (PT, OT, ST, MSW and paraprofessionals) and other health care professionals to develop/modify and implement an individualized plan of care as per physician orders that ensures quality, proper discharge planning and achieves desired outcomes and goals.Helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by communicating information (for example, changes in the plan of care, new orders, lab results, etc) timely, effectively and systematically with all team members providing care to the patient. Facilitates interdisciplinary communication and follow-up through care coordination on assigned patients and/or caseload of patients for duration they are on service.Provides patient episode management per company protocol.Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the patient\'s needs or documents rationale for not doing so.Utilizes a combination of care center resources and rationally recognizes standards of practice to achieve positive clinical outcomes.Participates in clinical outcomes monitoring, follow up and care center performance improvement initiatives.Initiates, plans and provides staff education and performs competency and skills validation for staff as needed.Utilizes accepted company teaching materials in patient/family education.Regularly communicates patient progress to the clinical manager.Completes documentation timely, accurately, and at the point of care, according to industry standards, conventions and guidelines, including OASIS assessments, SOC/Admissions, Recertifications, ABN\'s, subsequent visits, physician orders, care coordination, etc.Performs other duties as assigned.State Specific Essential Functions:Refer to the Registered Nurse State Matrix - click HERE. QualificationsRequired-Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to the state(s) the employee is assigned to work/cover for the company. May possess either a single state license in each non-compact state and/or a compact license in their state of residence that is accepted in all Nurse License Compact (NLC) participating states.Nurse License Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state\'s practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in an NLC state to be eligible to have a multistate license. See list of Nurse Licensure Compact States (NLC).One (1+) year of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (RN). If less than 1 year clinical experience as a RN, candidate must be approved by VP... For full info follow application link.Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.