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RN, Home Health: FT 1st shift, some 2nd

Company: Firelands Regional Medical Center
Location: Sandusky
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Highlights:

* Location: Lakeside Marblehead, Port Clinton, Gypsum, and Oak Harbor
* Lifestyle: Sandusky was voted "Best Coastal Small Town in America". You will have the opportunity to enjoy living and working in this growing area along the beautiful shores of Lake Erie.
* Work/life: You will find support to help you manage your personal life while building a career.
* Employee-centric: Tuition reimbursement, loan forgiveness, comprehensive major medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, 401(k), health and wellness offerings, monthly employee events, and more.

About Firelands Health:

Our goal at Firelands Health is to be the best & preferred independent healthcare employer for the Sandusky Bay region.

Firelands Health is the area's largest and most comprehensive resource for quality medical care. We are "big enough to care for you, and small enough to care about you". We are locally managed and governed as a not-for-profit healthcare facility, serving the counties of Erie, Ottawa, Sandusky, and Huron, covering a regional service area with over 300,000 residents. Our mission is to provide excellent healthcare, promote community wellness, and improve the lives we serve.

Our Core ACE Values: Attitude: We choose to be positive and inclusive every day. Commitment: We are committed to exceed the expectations of those we serve. Enthusiasm: We will work passionately to make a difference.

What You Will Do:

* Performs a comprehensive initial assessment for each assigned patient including: physical, psychosocial, assessment of patient, family, and caregivers' strength, weakness, and needs, home safety assessment, learning needs, cultural and religious practices, evidence of abuse, nutritional status, functional limitations, and rehabilitation needs.
* Evaluates patient status and progress toward goals with each visit.
* Establishes a plan of care (485) with the physician in collaboration with patient/caregiver and the health care team.
* Revises the care plan as changes occur in the patient's condition, environment, or needs.
* Initiates preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
* Coordinates Home Health services.
* Performs technical skills as described in basic proficiencies and advanced proficiencies as appropriate.
* Responds to patient holistically, taking into account physical, emotional, spiritual and family needs.
* Utilizes Firelands practice standards and evidence-based practices, demonstrates critical thinking and comprehensive assessment, planning, and implementation. Teaches patient/family health, safety and preventative information. Documents all patient care accordingly.
* Utilizes patient teaching for emotional and health maintenance.
* Responds to crisis situations following Home Health's emergency preparedness plan.
* Documents patient response to skilled nursing and Home Health services.
* Demonstrates therapeutic communication skills.
* Establishes and maintains professional working relationship with other members of the health care team.
* Completes proficiencies as described by Home Health policies.
* Supervises and instructs Home Health aides, and contingency personnel.

What You Will Need:

* Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing, BSN preferred, currently licensed as an RN through the Ohio State Board of Nursing.
* At least one year's medical/surgical nursing experience preferred.
* Home Health and/or Community health experience preferred, with strong understanding of the nursing process and its application.
* Excellent communication and telephone skills to deal with clients/caregivers and other members of interdisciplinary team of health care workers.
* Independent decision making skills and abilities to render nursing care in an independent setting.
* Ability to rotate "On Call" after hours, weekends and holidays.
* Must possess a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator's license and be insurable under Firelands' auto policy. Employee must provide proof of personal automobile liability insurance coverage upon request.
* Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

Keywords: Firelands Regional Medical Center, Toledo , RN, Home Health: FT 1st shift, some 2nd, Healthcare , Sandusky, Ohio

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