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NURSING

Registered Nurse

REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor/Case Manager

Position Summary

Provides services to clients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, Agency policy, and accepted professional standards of practice. The Registered Nurse provides nursing services utilizing a comprehensive base of nursing theory and nursing process, and communicates/documents observations and assessments.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN, PHN preferred.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) of practice.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent experience.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and in good repair. Good driving record.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Essential Functions/Areas of Accountability

  1. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and standards for home health nursing.
    a. Performs comprehensive assessments of client status, including physical, psychosocial, and environmental parameters. b. Completes comprehensive assessments including OASIS data set within forty-eight (48) hours of referral for speech therapy unless other arrangements are made. c. Develops and/or follows an individualized Plan of Care that incorporates analysis of data and current scientific findings. d. Provides skilled interventions with a focus for achieving realistic client outcomes within a specified time period. e. Reports changes and information necessary to modify and update the care plan to reflect progress towards goals (outcomes).
  2. Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to personal and legal scope of practice:
    a. Assessment skills as applied to the client, family/support system, and environment. b. Teaching skills according to the client’s needs and within the context of the client’s environment, value system, and physical/emotional status. c. Medication administrations.
  3. Practices nursing with respect for individual, cultural, and spiritual differences.
  4. Communicates effectively and in accordance with Agency requirements.
    a. Reports significant changes in client status to physician and other members of the team in a timely manner consistent with client needs. b. Maintains client records showing systematic assessment, planning intervention, and evaluation. c. Participates in team meetings and clarifies individualized reporting responsibilities with all new assignments. d. Documents legibly and according to Agency documentation guidelines and standards. e. Follows Agency guidelines for completion of forms, reflecting the orders and care plan. Submits forms weekly—including all communication and coordination.
  5. Initiates actions to improve the quality of patient care. Takes appropriate actions independently and responsively in home care situations. Initiates referrals as needed to other health team members when delegated by the Case Manager.
  6. Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  7. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
    a. Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by complying with established policies and procedures. b. Recognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafe situations. c. Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment. d. Assesses environmental safety and takes initiative to prevent accidents and promote safety. e. Notifies supervisor of need for review and/or training related to equipment, procedures, or safety/infection control practices.
  8. Participates in ongoing, professional self-development.
    a. Participates in all mandatory education per Agency guidelines. b. Identifies needs for personal professional growth. c. Demonstrates competency in areas of assignment or identifies the need for additional training (pediatrics, infusion, specialized equipment, etc.).
  9. Supervises applicable home care team members as delegated by RN Case Manager.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

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Home Health Registered Nurse - Nevada

Full Time, Part Time or Per Diem positions

Palmeira Home Health is a leading provider of home health services. We are seeking dynamic of fulltime, part time and per diem nurses to join us in our mission to enter each home with respect, treat with compassion and perform with integrity to help patients recover and prevail through better care for better outcomes.

Our Vision to create a healthier everyday life for our patients and their families.

Palmeira Home Health encourages nurses with no home health experience to apply, we will provide in office and field training. 

Statement of Work

The Home Health RN provides direct intermittent skilled client care in the home care setting with physicians’ orders and under the supervision of the Director of Nursing or designee. The RN assesses client need and subsequently plans the care, implements the care plan, and then coordinates, evaluates, and supervises the therapeutic services provided by agency staff. The Home Health RN provides quality care in the home environment. The Home Health RN has full access to all client records.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assesses, reassess and documents present and potential client need as it relates to nursing intervention in the home care setting.
  • Develops, documents, and implements a care plan to meet the clients’ needs with the collaboration of the client, family case manager, and referring physician.
  • Provides instruction to clients and family members toward self-care within the limits of clients’ abilities.
  • Provides skilled care and instructions to the client and his family under physician orders on an intermittent basis.
  • Provides instruction regarding the plan of care to the client, the family, the home health aide or therapies involved in the provision of care to the client.
  • Provides supervision to the LPN or CNA in the client’s home and documents those encounters.
  • Meets standard productivity level according to company policies.
  • Documents care provision according to home care standards.
  • Submits all home health paperwork according to company policies and deadlines and state regulations.
  • Coordinates discharge planning with the Clinical Coordinator.
  • Attends mandated in-service education programs.
  • Attends in-services and other workshops related to the provision of home health services.
  • Shares knowledge, experiences and skills with other staff members during case conferences and in-service programs.
  • Other duties as needed

Minimum Required

  • Current Nevada Registered Nurse (RN) licensure without sanction.
  • Must have a valid Nevada driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Department of Public Safety background check/fingerprint clearance process.
  • Must have current CPR.
  • Must be willing to drive and provide care in the clients’ places of residence.
  • Must have excellent clinical skills in patient care provision.
  • Must be good in documentation of care according to company standards and state and federal guidelines.
  • Writing must be legible.
  • Must meet standard productivity levels set by agency which may vary depending upon field responsibilities and employment status.
  • Must meet quality standards regarding documentation.
  • Completion of Home Health Nurse Exam and Skills Self Evaluation. Must pass exam with a score of 80% or above.
  • Must be a good communicator.
  • Must be able to bedside chart.
  • Must work well with other team members.
  • Must have no health restrictions that impede provision of care to the client.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend and lift up to 50 pounds and have no restrictions preventing physical work.

Important Notes

Palmeira Offers to their employees

  • Benefits – Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 10 Paid Holidays and PTO
  • Tablets for bedside charting

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Job Descriptions

Home Health Aide/CNA

REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor/ Case Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides personal care services under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Therapist. The Home Health Aide is assigned to specific clients by the Registered Nurse or other appropriate professional and performs services for clients as necessary to maintain their personal comfort.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful completion of a formal certification training program and/or a written skills test and competency evaluation
  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Minimum of six (6) months work experience in a supervised setting, preferably health care facility.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow a written Plan of Care.
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and in good repair. Good driving record.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. Performs simple procedures as an extension of therapy services under the direction and
    supervision of the therapist.
    • Range of motion exercises
    • Assistance in ambulation or exercises
  2. Performs personal care activities, including but not limited to:
    • Bathing
    • Shampooing
    • Skin care/nail care
    • Oral hygiene
    • Shaving
    • Dressing
  3. Performs household services essential to health care at home, including but not limited to:
    • Meal preparation/feeding
    • Laundry
    • Light housekeeping
  4. Assists in the administration of medications that are ordinarily self-administered under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (per state nurse practice laws and Agency policy).
  5. Reports any observed or reported changes in the client’s condition and/or needs to the Registered Nurse or Therapist. Follows reporting guidelines in the Care Plan.
  6. Documents care provided and completes the forms required for the client’s records. Completes the appropriate records to document care given and pertinent observations. Submits documentation per Agency requirements—at least weekly.
  7. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients by observing infection control practices, following Agency guidelines, and reporting unsafe situations to the Supervisor/Case Manager.
  8. Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment. Does not use equipment until orientation about its operation has been provided. Notifies supervisor of educational needs.
  9. Communicates effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team through verbal reports, participation in staff meetings, and team conferences, as requested.
  10. Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  11. Attends in-service programs to meet compliance requirements. Identifies learning needs to Agency supervisor.
  12. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

See ADA Requirements.

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse

REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor/RN Case Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs skilled nursing functions in accordance with the federal, state, and local laws and within
the guidelines of his/her professional organization and Agency.

All functions shall be performed in accordance with the established policies and practices and state
Nurse Practice Act. The LPN/LVN delivers care to clients as delegated by the RN Case Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state(s) of employment.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent experience.
  • CPR certified
  • Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and in good repair. Has a good driving record.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. 1. Provides professional nursing care as defined in the nurse practice act and under the direction
    of a Registered Nurse. Communicates appropriate status/condition changes to the RN per
    agency guidelines.
    • Provides skilled nursing visits for clients as directed by the RN Case Manager. Follows the care plan established by the Registered Nurse.
    • Recognizes and reports changes in client condition to the Case Manager and physician, as directed.
    • Communicates information on a timely basis, consistent with Agency policy and urgency of the situation. Communicates verbally, as needed, and through complete and accurate documentation in the clinical record.
    • Scope of clinical practice includes personal care services, monitoring and reporting findings, medication administration and monitoring, client teaching, emergency intervention, and nursing services within professional scope of practice and as delegated by the Case Manager.
  2. 2. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by compliance with policies and procedures.
    • Recognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafe situations.
    • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
    • Makes recommendations on improvement of safety.
    • Seeks education/training or assistance with areas of concern
  3. 3. Performs job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community standards.
    • Accepts responsibility for professional nursing role.
    • Follows applicable state and federal laws and agency standards.
    • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
    • Refrains from discussing client or staff identities, conditions, or circumstances in public or with others who do not have a legitimate interest in the person.
    • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Agency Quality Improvement Program and pertinent activities.
  4. Participates in coordination of home care services, attends meetings as required, and follows reporting guidelines.
  5. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

See ADA Requirements.

Occupational Therapist

REPORTS TO: Rehab Manager/Clinical Supervisor/ Nurse Case Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides services to home care clients in accordance with the Plan of Care. Services are provided
under the direction of the attending physician with participation of the family and other members
of the interdisciplinary team, as indicated.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum, accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association; or eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Possesses current registration or license as required by state(s) of practice.
  • Has a minimum of two (2) year’s experience in a health care facility or equivalent experience.
  • CPR certification.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state/Agency requirements. Evidence of safe driving record, and reliable transportation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. Performs occupational therapy assessments, diagnostic tests, skilled treatments, and ongoing evaluation of clients who are receiving services under a medically approved Plan of Care.
    • a. Completes assessments in a timely manner and in accordance with Agency policy.
    • b. Develops a treatment program and establishes goals for improved function.
    • c. Provides assessment findings and goals to assist in developing the client care plan and mobtains specific physician orders as needed.
    • d. Documents all findings, plans, interventions, and client progress (outcomes) on designated forms and submits per Agency guidelines.
    • e. Communicates plans and changes to the physician and to nursing Case Manager and other Agency staff through the care plan, written progress notes, and participation in care conferences.
  2. Guides and instructs the client in prescribing therapeutic self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and cognitive functioning.
  3. Advises, consults, and teaches appropriate treatment procedures and supportive activities to clients, family members, and other Agency staff.
  4. Designs and/or orders appropriate adaptive/assistive devices and/or splints to promote optimal level of functioning.
  5. Instructs clients and their families in the client specific program.
  6. Performs job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community standards.
    • a. Provides services in accordance with applicable state, federal, and JCAHO
      standards.
    • b. Attends meetings and required educational programs.
    • c. Accepts responsibility for personal and professional development and identifies
      learning/developmental needs to supervisor.
  7. Attends care conferences, initiates interdisciplinary referrals and participates in care coordination as needed.
  8. Serves on the Clinical Record Review Committee.
  9. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

  1. Instructs and supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants in certain phases of
    occupational therapy services they may provide to the client.
  2. Available by telephone to the Occupational Therapy Assistant at all times when an Occupational Therapy Assistant is providing treatment to a client.
  3. Supervises on-site while the Occupational Therapy Assistant is rendering client care— every four (4) to six (6) visits, minimally once every month. Supervision does not constitute treatment.
  4. Completes an on-site functional assessment, review, and revision of the Plan of Care, and an assessment of utilization of community resources.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

See ADA Requirements.

Physical Therapist

REPORTS TO: Rehab Manager/Director of Clinical Services

POSITION SUMMARY

Plans and provides physical therapy services to clients in their homes in accordance with the Plan of Care and Agency policies and procedures. The Physical Therapist performs functions that require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill and must be able to make judgments accordingly.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a Physical Therapy program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical
    Association and the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Has a current license/registration as a Physical Therapist in the state(s) of practice.
  • Minimum of two (2) year’s experience in health care field. Home care experience preferred.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements with good driving record.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. Performs physical therapy assessments, diagnostic tests, skilled procedures, and ongoing evaluation for clients who are receiving services under a medically approved Plan of Care.
    • Completes initial assessments within forty-eight (48) hours of referral unless other arrangements are made.]
    • Completes comprehensive assessments including OASIS data set within forty-eight (48) hours of referral for speech therapy services unless other arrangements are made.
    • Develops a therapy care plan to provide direction to other health team members involved in the plan of care. Reviews and updates per Agency policy and client need.
    • Documents all findings, plans, interventions, and outcomes and submits documentation to the Agency within seven (7) days or per Agency policy.
    • Communicates plans and changes to the physician and to the client Case Manager and other caregivers through the care plan, progress notes, and participation in care conferences.
    • Communicates changes in schedule and physician orders to the office on the day the changes are made.
  2. Implements teaching appropriate to the client’s needs and within the context of his/her environment and learning ability.
    • Assesses knowledge level of client and identifies learning needs.
    • Plans, teaches, supervises, and counsels clients about their physical therapy needs to promote improvement or recovery, symptom management of disease process, and community resources.
    • Evaluates the effectiveness of the teaching plan and establishes care plan for others to follow in teaching the client.
    • Attends and actively contributes to interdisciplinary team or other required meetings.
    • Shares areas of expertise among and between teams. Initiates interdisciplinary referrals.
    • Participates in discharge planning and documents this in client record.
  3. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the ongoing quality improvement process.
    • Serves on the Clinical Record Review Committee.
    • Uses OASIS assessment tool and outcome reports to improve therapy services and client outcomes.
    • Participates with interdisciplinary team to assure consistency in data collection methods.
  4. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by compliance with agency policies and procedures.
    • Recognizes and responds to potentially unsafe situations.
    • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
    • Assesses safety of environment and takes initiative to help prevent accidents and promote safety.
  5. Supervises applicable home care team members.
    • Performs in-home supervision of home health aides and physical therapy assistants as directed and according to Agency policy.
    • Evaluates employee performance and provides timely reviews as delegated.
  6. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
  7. Performs job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community standards.
    • Provides services in accordance with applicable state, federal, CHAP, and JCAHO standards.
    • Attends meetings and required educational programs.
    • Accepts responsibility for personal and professional development and identifies learning/developmental needs to supervisor.

SUPERVISION OF PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

  1. Instructs and supervises Physical Therapy Assistants in certain phases of the physical therapy services they may provide to clients.
  2. Available by telephone to the Physical Therapy Assistant at all times when a Physical Therapy Assistant is providing treatment to a client.
  3. Supervises on-site while the Physical Therapy Assistant is rendering client care, every four (4) to six (6) visits, minimally once every two (2) months. Supervision does not constitute treatment.
  4. Completes an on-site functional assessment, review, and revision of the Plan of Care, and an assessment of utilization of community resources.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

See ADA Requirements.

Registered Nurse

REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor/Case Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides services to clients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, Agency policy, and accepted professional standards of practice.

The Registered Nurse provides nursing services utilizing a comprehensive base of nursing theory and nursing process, and communicates/documents observations and assessments.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN, PHN preferred.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) of practice.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent experience.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and in good repair. Good driving record.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and standards for home health nursing.
    • Performs comprehensive assessments of client status, including physical, psychosocial, and environmental parameters.
    • Completes comprehensive assessments including OASIS data set within forty-eight (48) hours of referral for speech therapy unless other arrangements are made.
    • Develops and/or follows an individualized Plan of Care that incorporates analysis of data and current scientific findings.
    • Provides skilled interventions with a focus for achieving realistic client outcomes within a specified time period.
    • Reports changes and information necessary to modify and update the care plan to reflect progress towards goals (outcomes).
  2. Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to personal and legal scope of practice:
    • Assessment skills as applied to the client, family/support system, and environment.
    • Teaching skills according to the client’s needs and within the context of the client’s environment, value system, and physical/emotional status.
    • Medication administrations.
  3. Practices nursing with respect for individual, cultural, and spiritual differences.
  4. Communicates effectively and in accordance with Agency requirements.
    • Reports significant changes in client status to physician and other members of the team in a timely manner consistent with client needs.
    • Maintains client records showing systematic assessment, planning intervention, and evaluation.
    • Participates in team meetings and clarifies individualized reporting responsibilities with all new assignments.
    • Documents legibly and according to Agency documentation guidelines and standards.
    • Follows Agency guidelines for completion of forms, reflecting the orders and care plan. Submits forms weekly—including all communication and coordination.
  5. Initiates actions to improve the quality of patient care. Takes appropriate actions independently and responsively in home care situations. Initiates referrals as needed to other health team members when delegated by the Case Manager.
  6. Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  7. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by complying with established policies and procedures.
    • Recognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafe situations.
    • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
    • Assesses environmental safety and takes initiative to prevent accidents and promote safety.
    • Notifies supervisor of need for review and/or training related to equipment, procedures, or safety/infection control practices.
  8. Participates in ongoing, professional self-development.
    • Participates in all mandatory education per Agency guidelines.
    • Identifies needs for personal professional growth.
    • Demonstrates competency in areas of assignment or identifies the need for additional training (pediatrics, infusion, specialized equipment, etc.).
  9. Supervises applicable home care team members as delegated by RN Case Manager.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

See ADA Requirements.

Speech Therapist

REPORTS TO: Rehab Manager/Clinical Supervisor/Case Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides services for home care clients who have speech and language problems. Services are
provided under the direction of the attending physician with the participation of the family and
other members of the interdisciplinary team, as indicated.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Meets the education and experience requirements for Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in speech pathology or audiology granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, or has completed the educational requirements for certification and is in the process of accumulating the supervised experience required for certification.
  • Is certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology
  • Has a minimum of one (1) year’s experience in a health care facility or equivalent experience.
  • Current CPR certification, as applicable.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills with good interpersonal skills.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state/Agency requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. Performs speech therapy assessments, diagnostic tests, skilled treatments and ongoing evaluation for clients who are receiving services under a medically approved Plan of Care.
    • Completes comprehensive assessments including OASIS data set within forty-eight (48) hours of referral for speech therapy services unless other arrangements are made.
    • Develops a speech therapy plan that identifies functional speech defects or swallowing difficulty and is directed toward improving client function.
    • Reviews and updates the care plan based on client need and Agency requirements.
    • Documents all findings, plans, interventions, and client progress (outcomes) in the clinical record, and submits documentation to the Agency per guidelines.
    • Communicates plans and changes to the physician and to the designated nursing staff through the care plan, written progress notes, and participation in care conferences.
    • Reports changes in client condition or service plan to the Agency supervisor the date changes are noted/made.
  2. Implements teaching appropriate to the client’s needs and abilities, and evaluates the effectiveness of the plan.
  3. Develops care plan guidelines for other members of the team to support the client goals.
  4. Refers to other disciplines as indicated and documents accordingly.
  5. Supervises home health aides when providing services related to the speech language therapy care plan.
  6. Participates in interdisciplinary activities per Agency guidelines.
    • Attends client care conferences as needed to provide information to other members of the team.
    • Promotes referrals to other disciplines and documents this information in the record.
    • Participates in the Agency quality improvement activities as appropriate. Utilizes outcome reports as basis for improvement.
    • Participates in the ongoing clinical record review committee.
  7. Performs job in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and professional and community standards.
    • Accepts responsibility in accordance with role of the Speech/Language Therapist.
    • Provides services in accordance with applicable state, federal, CHAP, and JCAHO standards.
    • Participates in continuing education programs related to area of practice.
  8. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of safety and infection control practices by compliance with Agency policies and procedures.
    • Recognizes and reports potentially unsafe situations.
    • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
    • Assesses environment and initiates actions to prevent accidents and promote safety.
  9. Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
    • Protects the confidentiality of information in the client clinical record and releases this information only in accordance with Agency policy and professional standards.
    • Does not discuss client or staff identities, conditions, or circumstances in public or with others who are not professionally involved with the situation/person.
    • Protects written confidential documents in a manner that prevents unauthorized access.
  10. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

See ADA requirements.

Medical Social Worker

REPORTS TO: Director/Clinical Supervisor/Case Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides services and/or establishes standards addressing the social and/or emotional factors that impact the clients ability to achieve the goals of the Plan of Care.

Services are provided under the direction of a physician and in conjunction with other health care team members in accordance with the established policies and practices of the Agency.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters Degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Minimum of one (1) year’s experience in a health care setting or equivalent experience. Home care experience preferred.
  • CPR certification, as applicable.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of resources available in the community.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state/Agency requirements. Reliable transportation and demonstrated good driving record.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. Assesses the psychosocial status of clients to determine factors that may interfere with client’s ability to achieve goals.
    • Completes assessments in a timely manner and in accordance with Agency policy.
    • Develops a written plan to provide information and direction to other health team members.
    • Documents all findings, plans, interventions, and client progress in the clinical record.
    • Communicates plans and changes to the physician and/or nursing supervisor and other Agency staff through the care plan, written progress notes, and participation in care conferences.
    • Initiates referrals as appropriate
  2. Prepares social histories to augment existing service, or as a guide in determining or changing level of service. This may include cultural factors, financial concerns and support system.
  3. Demonstrates teamwork and effective communication to accomplish client, team, and Agency goals.
    • Participates in care conferences and other team or Agency meetings. Shares areas of expertise and initiates interdisciplinary referrals.
    • Educates team members and clients/families about community resources and how to access them appropriately.
  4. Supervises the assessment, planning and implementation by the Social Service team.
  5. Provides leadership to the interdisciplinary team and the Advisory Committee in identifying opportunities to improve services, and implement strategies to address unmet needs of clients.
  6. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the ongoing quality improvement process.
    • Serves on the Clinical Record Review Committee and Professional Advisory Committee; attends meetings as required.
  7. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISION OF SOCIAL WORK ASSISTANTS

Instructs and supervises social work assistants in providing services to home care clients.

  • Evaluates employee performance and provides timely reviews.
  • Reviews documentation and assures compliance with regulatory requirements and Agency policy.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

See ADA Requirements.

Outside Sales Representative

As the face of our business, you will need to be a dedicated and determined individual that carries the drive to succeed. This position requires an individual who is highly motivated, result driven, and able to develop strong lasting relationships.
You will need to maintain a professional appearance as well as professional attitude, as every person that meets you and speaks with you will see you as the liaison between them and the company.

Qualifications

  • Must have a car, proof of insurance, valid state driver’s license, and satisfactory background check
  • At least one (1) year of recent sales or liaison experience in the health care industry, preferably in home health care
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning, organization and presentation skills
  • This position requires an individual who is highly motivated, results driven, and able to develop and build strong lasting relationships.
  • Computer skills/Microsoft programs use of iPads/Tablets/Smart phones, etc.
  • Knowledge of the territory and established healthcare contracts in the community preferred
  • Evidence of achieving referral and admission goals within the market preferred
  • Evidence of achieving established sales goals within 90 days probationary period
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills evidence by demonstrated networking abilities
  • Bachelor degree preferred

Responsibilities

  • Proven ability to implement the sales and marketing plan developed by our marketing director
  • Ability to hit monthly goals
  • Generate referrals for home health care by building relationships with physician clinics, hospitals, hospital case management, social workers or discharge planners, long term care discharge planners, independent and assisted living, group home facilities or other community resources such as senior community centersSecure new business opportunities by cold calling
  • Identify new referral sources that present the most potential for growth
  • As Community/Patient Care Liaison, you will be responsible for expanding business in Palmeira Home Health’s geographic areas of service and surrounding communities
  • Presentation skills; knowledge of Palmeira Health Services, Inc.’s programs, readmission rates, and patient satisfaction are critical
  • The ideal candidate will have established healthcare contacts and be able to readily network in the community
  • Updates Marketing Director or Administrator on daily and weekly basis of efforts, results, obstacles, and upcoming sales/marketing events
  • Must adhere to regulations and abide by Palmeira Health Services, Inc.’s policies and code of conduct
  • Has direct client contact when referral received in person or by phone to ensure patient has clear understanding of home health services
  • Able to travel to location for marketing opportunities with in assigned territory
  • Abides by Hospital, SNF, and LTAC rules regarding entering facility

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