This annoucement is EXTENDED to 09/24/21 The RN is responsible for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care based on age-specific components. Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management of disease process, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. As the assigned Registered Nurse to the Home Based Primary Care team, you will use professional standards of care and practice to evaluate self, programs, and service activities. You will maintain knowledge of current techniques, trends, and professional issues. You will use group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems. Duties of the position include, but are limited to, the following: Initiate/participate in Patient Safety activities that result in improved outcomes. Implement an educational plan to meet changing program or service needs. Educate colleagues and serve as a preceptor and/or mentor on patient safety initiatives and standards. Support and enhance client self-determination. Serve as a resource for clients and staff in addressing ethical issues. Participate in ethics consultations. Collaborate with others in research activities to improve care. Identify and assess resource utilization and safety issues, taking appropriate action. Preferred Experience: While not a requirement for consideration or selection, applicants with the following preferred education/experience will be considered highly qualified, At least 3 years of Registered Nurse direct patient care At least 1 year of Registered Nurse Geriatric centered care Home based primary care experience Gerontology Certification https://www.nursingworld.org/our-certifications/ Care Management Experience Work Schedule: Full Time Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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