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Registered Nurse (RN), Home Health

Location:
Mineral Point, WI
Company:
SSM Health

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At SSM Health at Home, we offer a range of services - all with one goal: to keep our patients as safe and independent as possible at home.

We are seeking an RN who is flexible, autonomous and a self-starter with strong assessment, problem solving and computer skills. In this position you will travel to patient to provide skilled nursing care to home care patients in accordance with the established plan of care.



Hours of work: M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm (Requires weekday on-call and weekend/holiday rotation).

PRN/Casual staff must complete Orientation and all Company training. Must be available to work a minimum 10 hours per month when the need exists.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires travel to patient homes and meeting locations.

Must maintain a valid Wisconsin driver's license.

Must maintain an acceptable driver's record per company policy.

Must maintain proof of current auto insurance.





PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


- Ensures compliance with Condition of Participation (CoP) discharge planning.

- Identifies and escalates gaps/barriers related to inpatient and observation length of stay.

- Assesses patients at high risk for readmission. Identifies root cause for readmission. Develops plan and collaborates with multidisciplinary team regarding discharge planning to next level of care.

- Participates with other members of team regarding opportunities for improvement in standard work.

- May also be responsible for: utilization management process, ED case management process, admission process, and act as a case manager liaison with post acute providers (skilled nursing facilities, rehab, home health, etc.).

- Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.

- As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.

- Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


- Graduate of accredited school of nursing



EXPERIENCE


- Three years' acute care experience


SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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