Grace Home Health and Hospice
Great opportunity to move into home health care, the fastest growing area in nursing with a lot of potential. Join our team and you can learn about this growing industry. We are able to train and develop your nursing skills for this exciting new nursing career path. In home health you have flexibility and can manage your own schedule. At Grace Home Health and Hospice we offer professional skilled care with a personal touch by focusing on the patients and families, not just the disease. We have built our nonprofit Home Health Agency to look holistically at each individual person and provide support to help them remain independent and safe in their own home.
Provide admission and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients.
Consult with physician in developing the initial patient care plan based on physician's orders and initial patient assessment.
Complete patient assessment, hands-on care, teaching of the patient in accordance with physician orders.
Coordinate appropriate care, including various healthcare personnel (such as Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and external providers).
Report patient care/condition/progress to patient's physician and Clinical Manager.
Develop the patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to assist them in achieving optimal results of needs/problems.
Prepare appropriate medical documentation on all patients, patient contacts, medication order changes, re-certifications, progress updates, and care plan changes.
Document patient information in electronic medical record timely and accurately.
Coordinate care with other health care professionals as necessary.
Displays an attitude of courtesy and respect for all prospective patients, families, staff and referral sources
Functions as a team member with other staff in the performance of duties.
Is aware of patient confidentiality and adheres to HIPPA regulations.
Displays an understanding of vulnerable adult issues.
Displays an understanding of home health patients’ rights.
Exhibits sound mature judgment.
Patient Care Delivery