Registered Nurse, RN - Home Care - 2nd Shift, Off shift
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: July 13, 2019
How You'll Make a Difference:
Responsible for arranging necessary healthcare services for
patients requiring nursing services in their homes after normal
hours of operation, which include case management, including
conducting initial assessments, establishing a plan of care for
patients, and providing direct patient care. Responsible for all
activities related to on-call visits and communicating changes to
the primary Registered Nurse. Evaluates and executes appropriate
treatment for referred patients with emphasis on quality of care,
continuity of services, and cost-effectiveness.
- Assumes responsibility for caseload consisting of patients
whose primary needs occur after normal business hours of
- Performs all scheduled visits after normal business hours of
operation and communicates visit findings to appropriate case
manager and collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team
- Conducts initial assessment to obtain thorough physical,
social, and environmental data. Establishes the plan of care in
accordance with the physician orders and patient needs.
Communicates problems to physicians and primary registered nurse,
and clearly states plans, actions, and goals so that changes are
reflected as they occur.
- Provides direct patient care and adjusts nursing care processes
as needed. Identifies problems, modifies nursing care plan, and
evaluates outcomes within an appropriate time frame. Advises and
consults with family and other personnel, as appropriate.
- Provides on-going assessment of patient response to treatments
and teaching and applies interventions as appropriate. Updates and
revises plan of care as indicated.
- Completes documentation including visit assessment, OASIS, 485
and verbal orders accurately and promptly and within the
- Communicates with physicians to confirm and update patients'
plan of care. Provides status updates and ensures ongoing
communications with the physician and other members of the health
- Facilitates the discharge planning process according to
standards and utilizes resources to assure continuity of care after
discharge. Participates in developing the discharge plan with the
patient/family, physician, social worker, and other staff members
- Participates in chart audits and continuous quality improvement
activities as requested.
- Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement
opportunities that will enhance the quality of the services
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained
within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not
Driver license issued by the state of Wisconsin; Must possess and
provide proof of a valid Driver License and a registered,
functional car with adequate insurance coverage.
Associate's Degree in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 3 years of experience in clinical nursing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the
ability to work with a variety of clients with patience and
respect. Good organizational, analytical and problem solving
skills. Demonstrated ability to work well with physicians and other
professionals in a direct and positive manner. Proficiency in
clinical skills with the ability to work under direction and make
sound judgments. Ability to operate the necessary equipment to
perform the job, i.e., FAX, computer, copier, telephone system.
Ability to assess data reflecting the patient's status and the
ability to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify
each patient's requirements relative to their specific needs. Must
have a tolerance for differences and an appreciation of
multi-culturalism and diversity of the patients and their
- Salaried after hours position with Aurora at Home supporting
the Oshkosh / Fond du Lac area.
- Normal schedule is Monday through Friday 2pm to 10:30pm.
- Equitably shared holidays and overnight call with entire home
health professional nursing team required.
- Occasional/infrequent weekend coverage.
931 Discovery Rd
Green Bay, WI
At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our
patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you
work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team
that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find
limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement,
competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more
than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our
differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels
included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve,
when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work
every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for
everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work
environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment
drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our
locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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