Ridgeview Medical Center RN Visit - Hospice in Waconia, Minnesota
Purpose of Job This position is responsible for the delivery of individualized patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Care and Practice as defined by Ridgeview Medical Center, the Minnesota Nurse Practice Standards Act and the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice. Job Functions Conducts admission and recertification as ordered by the physician. Completes supporting documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Coordinates requests/referrals according to patient need and physician order. Performs supervisory visits and evaluates performance through direct or indirect observation of aides providing care. Advises and educates patients, family members and significant others on health maintenance/status, disease prevention and/or end-of-life care. Serves as a patient advocate in seeking appropriate community resources to meet patient need. Coordinates with and updates the Case Manager in a timely manner. Completes SOC and Quarterly audits to meet the regulatory requirements as requested by manager/PCC. Demonstrates competencies in the specialty area of Home Health. Performs case management functions under the guidance of a supervisor or primary care clinician as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Education/Work Experience Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making Ability to meet and maintain the necessary background checks as aligned with position functions Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above Capable of making independent decisions with the use of good critical thinking and problem solving skills Ability to work and multi-task in a high stress and fast paced environment Ability to work autonomously and as a team Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situations and diverse patient populations Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above License/Certifications Current professional nurse licensure in Minnesota or if licensed in another state, a permit from the Minnesota Board of Nursing while the license application is in process Valid MN driver's license, car insurance and meets Ridgeview's insurability requirements Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification Must be at least 21-years old in order to meet Ridgeview's insurability requirements Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Nursing CHPN - Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurse RN experience in acute/skilled facility or home health Cognitive and Mental Demands Time Awareness - Continuous Writing - Continuous Initiation of Work - Continuous Memory - Continuous Receptiveness to Change - Frequent Reasoning - Continuous Required Sequences in Work - Occasional Problem Solving - Frequent Attentiveness Duration - Continuous Social Interactions - Continuous Mathematical Aptitude - Frequent Conflict Management - Frequent Reading - Continuous Detail Oriented - Continuous Ridgeview Medical Center will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or any other category that may be protected by law.