The Area Registered Nurse is responsible for traveling within their assigned territory to ensure the overall implementation, delivery, and coordination of Client Care Services.
Ensure adherence to New York City Department of Home Health Care Regulations and Safety Codes, federal regulations for licensed home care agency, as well as all Agency Policies and Procedures.
Supervise, develop, and schedule the client services staff according to agency policies, procedures and standards with the support of the Agency Staffing Coordinator.
Establish and maintain a medication system which adheres to state, federal and Company laws, regulations and guidelines.
Perform assessments, reassessments and re-visits to determine client needs.
Develop an appropriate Service Plan to meet each client s needs while ensuring safety and supporting client independence. Consult with physician and receive physician approval and Orders for Service Plan.
Instruct staff regarding each client s needs and Service Plan. Ensure that each Service Plan is being followed and documentation is completed as necessary.
Operate within budget and according to the Agency s policies, procedures and standards.
Complete weekly Quality Enhancement (QE) reviews to ascertain if the Agency is meeting state regulations and Agency policies in multiple assigned locations.
Act as a consultant and resource for issues related to client care within the assigned
Support assigned territory in recruiting and scheduling.
Supervise assigned area private duty staff and supporting nursing staff.
Be available to cover staffing when
Act as the Agency on call nurse for at least a seven (7) day duration on a rotating basis, or as needed. On call nurses must be available to perform necessary tasks including, but not limited to, taking phone calls to advise staff and clients from 5pm 9am on weekdays and all day (24 hours) on the weekend. On call nurses must complete daily On call nursing notes and Agency Manager on Duty (MOD) documentation as per Agency Policy.
Administer medications as allowed per state specific guidelines when required.
Maintain skills in client care and clinical
Maintain medical records, complete paperwork and the Atria Resident Care (ARC) system in compliance with regulations and Agency policy.
Provide activities of daily living assistance to the clients as
Provide training and orientation to new staff members and ongoing training to current staff members.
Communicate to clients, families, Department Directors, staff, and the Executive Director in an effective and respectful manner.
Support referrals and sales processes with promotion of a positive image of the Agency.
Deliver and attend required training for self for professional licensure and Agency.
Maintain positive relations with clients families and
Maintain active community and professional ties.
May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
A registered nurse licensed to practice as required by New York state regulations.
Experience in direct patient care and assessments/observation of clinical conditions.
Experience in recruiting, training and managing people in the healthcare field.
Experience at a supervisory level in homecare.
CPR certified and knowledge of basic first aid.
Experience coordinating educational events.
Must successfully complete the Atria management training, and all Agency specified training programs.
Must complete all state required training to maintain licensure or certification.
Able to work flexible work hours due to demands of position.
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