Registered Nurse

  • Pinnacle Senior Care
  • Flint, MI, USA
  • Dec 01, 2020
Travel Registered Nurse

Job Description

U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission – “Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services” – Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).

Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on “We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services” “We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients” & “We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society”, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.

We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.

Benefits We Offer for PRN & Per-Visit Opportunities: 

  • 401K Retirement Plan

Position Description

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient’s progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care
  • Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule
  • Reports significant findings to patient’s physician and Clinical Supervisor as they occur
  • Submits completed skilled nursing visit notes; communication notes and home health aide supervisory notes per agency policy on designated days as requested by Clinical Supervisor
  • Submits change orders per agency policy
  • Maintains open lines of communications to all members of the continuum of care team
  • Supervises Home Health Aide and license, and documents per Medicare criteria and per agency policy and procedure
  • Attends staff meetings, team conferences, and educational in-services per agency requirements
  • Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skilled nurse in-services and meetings, and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services
  • Participates in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request
  • Follows agency policies and procedures
  • Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator
  •  Participates in discharge planning process per Medicare Criteria, agency policy, and procedure
  • Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder
  • Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands
  • Able to drive a car 2-4 hours per day
  • Exposure/risk category: OSHA Category 1

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • A current unencumbered State Professional Nurse License
  • An automobile to be used for work, current driver’s license, good driving record and proof of insurance
  • The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment
  • The ability to assess and document patient needs, and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
  • Proficiency in clinical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in personal computer use including email, word processing, spreadsheet and clinical software

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • One year of experience as a Professional Nurse

Job ID

11877