As a Home Health Nurse you will serve our community by delivering exceptional professional nursing care to our patients – in the comfort of their own home! In this position you will assess, plan, implement, and coordinate care. You will also delegate and monitor some tasks assigned to other members of the care team. Educating the patient and their family members for their specific needs using today's innovative technology, and being the eyes of the physician make this specialized position unique and critical to positive patient outcomes. Our patient care team consists of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, and more! Our patients (mostly adult and geriatric) have a wide variety of medical conditions – very similar to a medical surgical unit in the hospital. Travel with your company issued laptop, charting as you go! Enjoy a flexible and autonomous schedule as you cruise through both urban and rural areas where our patients are located. We offer competitive mileage reimbursement rates, as well as a mission centered culture. Join our large organization, which provides stability and growth.
Performs patient assessments including: biophysical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and age appropriate needs of the patients, including the assessment of nutrition, pain management, and signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect in order to develop, evaluate and modify patient's plan of care.
In conjunction with other disciplines, develops a realistic, comprehensive patient family educational plan, using appropriate resources and methods of instruction and provides patient/family health teaching.
In coordination with Clinical Supervisor, assures policies, practices and procedures are followed.
Performs documentation, including the processing of physician orders, in accordance with Home Care policies and procedures. Monitors and evaluates delivery of nursing care given by team members based on patient needs and professional judgment.
Collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals regarding patient care. Identifies need to change plan(s) of care.
Meets or exceeds established productivity standard while maintaining quality patient care.
Performs case management & collaborates with other health care providers & delivers results for positive clinical & financial outcomes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Join our team for an online chat! There is no formal agenda, just jump online from your computer, smartphone or tablet to share your experiences, ask questions and learn about opportunities. It's as simple as texting with a friend. Click here to register today! Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
RN Associate's Degree
Current MO RN license
Valid Driver's license
1 years of experience required as an RN
RN Bachelor's Degree
Acute care experience
1 years of Home Health or Hospice RN experience
About SSM Health at Home
SSM Health at Home offers highly skilled and experienced caregivers to help patients through difficult times. Services include extended at-home care, help managing pain or special support during terminal illnesses. SSM Health at Home is located in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma.
You’ve known us as many names throughout St. Louis, and now, we’re bringing our hospitals, doctors, home care and other services together under one name – SSM Health. With seven hospitals, 350+ physicians, more than 40 physician locations and 12,000 employees, we are part of something bigger and better. We’re connected to a wealth of resources, expertise and advance technology to help you, your fa...mily and our community live long, healthy lives.
We’ve grown and changed a lot over our 143-year history. Our name may be changing but our mission remains the same