Home Health RN Visiting Weekend - FT Days (Hillsborough County) at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/22/2021


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    Home Care
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Home Health RN Visiting Weekend - FT Days (Hillsborough County) - AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time - Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • May perform intake function for incoming agency referrals, entering data into the computer, verifying physician orders, assessing payer and patient for appropriateness. 
  • Functions as an admission nurse, completing admission process for new patients as well as performs home nursing visits as assigned.
  • Provides comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patients assigned.
  • Reports changes in patient condition in a timely manner to the physician and/or RN Care Manager or supervisor. Obtains orders for changes in the plan of care to respond to the patient's condition.
  • Provides a handoff report to the patient’s assigned home care case manager who will be assuming care of the patient.
  • Follows orders for treatment and provides services as indicated on the plan of care.
  • Utilizes and implements appropriate educational tools and pathways per guidelines and/or policy and procedure
  • Takes ownership to optimize agency performance through active involvement in quality improvement activities. 
  • Acts independently and responsibly to perform duties on a consistent basis and in a timely manner.
  • May be required to attend mandatory agency meetings during the week.
  • Participates in Nursing On-Call Rotation as assigned.

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of one year relevant clinical RN experience 
  • Valid RN License
  • Valid BLS
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Strong assessment and clinical skills in a Medicare home care setting
  • Strong computer and technology skills

Job Summary:

The agency has a need for weekend coverage that frequently includes a combination of skills to cover essential functions on the weekend that are usually covered by other staff during the week.  This may include intake of new referrals; functioning as an “admission” nurse/performance of essential visits for care that must be provided on the weekend, on-call coverage to address unanticipated issues and reduce preventable rehospitalizations, scheduling duties, and serve as an expert resource for other home care staff.  Depending on the size of the agency, the weekend nurse may perform some or all of the above functions.

The Home Health RN – Weekend is a professional nurse able to function independently, exercising good judgment related to provision of home care services on the weekend.  Functions under the general supervision of the agency Manager.  May also perform as the on-call nurse providing RN oversight and 24-hour availability for the agency.  May coordinate staff working the weekend including other RN’s, therapists, Licensed Practical Nurses and Home Health Aides to provide quality care in accordance with physician orders under a plan of care. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates total patient care and coordinates patient/family teaching. Assures compliance with nursing standards, federal, state, and local government regulations, and company clinical policies. Provides goal directed care leading to specific outcomes.  Coordinates and directs the home care patient’s care based on individual patient needs.

Workdays and functions will be mutually determined between employee and agency Director; and will exceed minimum requirements for exempt status professional employee.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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