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Admit Registered Nurse

Company: Amedisys
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

Home Care RN | $10k Sign-on Bonus!
Have questions about this opportunity? Email yvonne.laramie@amedisys.com for more information.
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Caregiving is our Calling
At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day.

In home health, you'll be a true advocate engaging patients throughout their coordinated health care journey all while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.

If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

What You Will Do

As an admissions registered nurse at Amedisys, you will conduct evaluations and patient assessments for entry into home health services while using a preferred technology for point of care documentation. You will collaborate with the clinical manager, case managers, and physician(s) to complete the patient care planning at the onset of care. You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with the patient, in their own home to assess the medical needs and recommendation for entry into services.

  • Performs patient start of care comprehensive assessment (using the OASIS tool), evaluation, development and implementation of Plan of Care.
  • Collaborates with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to develop a patient specific care and treatment plan.
  • Initiates appropriate referrals for other medical services when indicated.
  • Performs various types of nursing visits periodically to continue to monitor progress and evaluate services (Resumption of Care, Recertification, routine or follow up visits as needed.)
  • Participates in patient care conferences and leads discussion regarding new patients admitted into services.
  • Utilizes a combination of agency resources and rationally recognizes standards of practice to achieve positive clinical outcomes. Participates in clinical outcomes monitoring, follow up and agency performance improvement initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Qualifications
Required
  • Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.
  • Minimum of one year (1) of clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance.
Preferred
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.
  • Home Health experience to include proficiency with the OASIS assessment tool.
  • Acute care experience as a registered nurse with the adult population in a medical - surgical environment.


Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and 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.

Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Continuing Education
  • Fleet car for eligible employees

Keywords: Amedisys, Lawrence , Admit Registered Nurse, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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