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RN Homecare PRN - Eastern Cuyahoga County Area

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Hudson
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Participates in a team-based care model, led by the Care Coordinator in each region. The RN Homecare Visit Nurse implements and monitors patient care plans established by, and reports patient needs after each visit to, the Care Coordinator for further case management.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs accurate and complete starts of care, resumptions, recertification's and routine visits as requested and within specified time frames.
  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Performs medication reconciliation at each visit.
  • Assess patient for safety risks, abuse and neglect.
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times regarding patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care and interventions.
  • Reports abnormal findings and/or changes in patient condition to Physician and updates Care Coordinator with those changes and any follow-up needed.
  • Communicates any patient fall out/missed visits to Care Coordinator immediately.
  • Participates in and supports quality improvement projects, participates in department committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned by Care Coordinator or Manager.Education:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN preferred.
      • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Ohio,
      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA),
      • Valid Ohio Driver's license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter,
      • Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.
        Complexity of Work:
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
          Work Experience:
          • Minimum one year current clinical experience as a registered nurse.
          • Minimum one year experience in an acute medical-surgical or home care setting.Physical Requirements:
            • Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
            • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
            • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.
            • Requires some exposure to communicable disease or bodily fluids.
            • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
            • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
            • Must be ambulatory and able to drive to patients' homes, able to climb stairs, pull, push, and facilitate movement of the patient.
            • Must be able to read, write and communicate with patients.
              Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
                The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

                Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

                Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster

                Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
                Schedule: Part Time

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , RN Homecare PRN - Eastern Cuyahoga County Area, Healthcare , Hudson, Ohio

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