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Per Diem, RN Case Manager - Home Care

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Danbury
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations. Please join our compassionate Home Care team! Nuvance Health Danbury Home Care 100 Saw Mill Road. Reimbursed mileage! Implements and maintains best practices for the provision of care to the maternal child population, utilizing a family-centered, culturally sensitive approach to provide support and assistance. Maternal Child Health implements and maintains best practices for the provision of care to the maternal child population, utilizing a family-centered, culturally sensitive approach to provide support and assistance. This is a specialty area that focuses on mother, baby and young children in all areas of care (nutrition, breastfeeding, post c-section, etc) We have a mix of patients in our MCH program Some are antepartum expecting Moms, some are newborn health assessments/checkups when there is a concern regarding the home situation, some are to give Synagis injections over a 3-month time period, some are for nutritional follow-up, some are babies born with heart defects, some are on long term, and some only need 1 to 2 visits. We could possibly get a baby or child that has a g-tube. Responsibilities: 1. Assesses the physical, emotional, socio-economic needs and environmental needs of the MCH population and their families. 2. Assesses the developmental needs of the patients served and refers to appropriate community services. 3. Identifies problems utilizing the nursing process, interdisciplinary coordination, and physician's treatment plan. 4. Develops a plan of care with the patient and/or responsible caregiver and physician to meet the needs of the patient. 5. Ensures the maintenance of safe, sanitary, and developmentally appropriate environments for the MCH population. 6. Provides post-partum visits to include assessment of the mother and baby, breastfeeding support, and evaluates family adjustment. 7. Provides education to the patient and/or caregiver regarding prevention, treatment, and care of condition. 8. Adheres to the mandatory abuse and neglect reporter guidelines. 9. Responsibility for supervisor of the services rendered to the patient and family by the homemaker/home health aide, according to State and Federal guidelines and Joint Commission standards, and submission of periodic evaluation of such to the Home Health Aide Supervisor. 10. May visit and complete an assessment of assigned patients receiving homemaker/home health aide services as often as necessary, based on the patient's condition, but not less than every two (2) weeks for patients receiving more than homemaker/home health aide services, and not less frequent then every four (4) weeks for patients receiving homemaker/home health aide only. 11. Coordinates services with others involved in the care of the patient. Required: This position requires a minimum formal education of an RN diploma and one year job-related experience. Excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to handle multiple priorities. Minimum Experience: one year Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; experience in home health nursing, experience with electronic medical records. Location: Danbury-100 Saw Mill Road Work Schedule: Day 8 visits between 8 am - 5 pm including one weekend a month Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes Work Type: Per Diem Credentials: Credentials: Essential: * Valid Drivers License
* Registered Nurse Education: Essential: * Associate's Level Degree Working conditions: Essential: * Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
* Little or no potential for occupational risk
* Extremely heavy effort. May exert > 125 lbs. of force
* Generally pleasant working conditions. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law. We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Per Diem, RN Case Manager - Home Care, Executive , Danbury, Connecticut

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