Private Duty RN (Full Time)
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: April 1, 2019
Responsible for planning, coordinating and documentation of care
for Private Duty Clients. Initiates the plan of care for every new
client to ensure quality and safe delivery of services. Responsible
for day-to-day scheduling, assignments, and overseeing care
provided by the CNA/HHA. Demonstrates ability and flexibility to
work in other Private Duty service lines as needed to include but
not limited to The Training Center, Foot Clinics, Palliative Care
and BMG's Chronic Care Management Program. Participates in
performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops a written plan of care before new clients are assigned to
CNA/HHA. Provides skilled nursing care as requested after obtaining
written order from provider if necessary. Reports changes in
patient's physical and emotional health to the provider as
necessary. Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct
administration based on age of patient and patient's clinical
status. Assesses patient's condition, initiates plan of care,
re-evaluates and updates as necessary. Ensures continuity of care
by assessing risk factors for re-hospitalization and making
necessary recommendations for community services such as Home
Health, Palliative Care, CCM, etc. Ability to adequately assess and
reassess pain utilizing a formal standardized pain assessment tool.
Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Provides guidance
and direction to the CNA/HHA as it relates to providing optimal
care to our clients. Ensures correct documentation of service
provided. Provides assessments for Palliative Care clients as
needed and report findings to Medical Director. Communicate ongoing
plan of care with family as appropriate. Recommends to physician
needed referrals to other disciplines and/or community resources.
Monitors documentation and timekeeping to support accurate billing.
Adheres to all agency, billing and documentation policies and
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines,
to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal
with stressful situations, and handle conflict. Works in other
areas of Private Duty to provide services within scope of practice.
Adheres and supports cultural practices as long as these practices
do not harm client/family/staff or interfere with treatment.
Registered Nurse in the state of Montana.
Two years of nursing experience; at least one year must be in
provision of long term care services.
Prior experience in home health or Private Duty preferred.
Valid state driver's license, current automobile insurance and
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000,
with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We
experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per
year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family,
with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of
under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls
unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri
River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the
middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking,
horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing,
boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and
waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an
exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its
beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the
last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to
Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and
progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270
employed medical staff members representing more than 40
specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge
technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and
one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a
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