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Registered Nurse | Rainier Home Health | West Seattle, WA in Auburn, WA at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

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Job Description

Rainier Home Health is a Home Health Agency based out of Auburn, WA that provides home healthcare services to patients in King County. Rainier is committed to establishing a team of the best nurses, therapists, and other skilled professionals in order to bring about our mission of providing Life Changing Service. 


Rainier Home Health Services:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Wound Care
  • Disease and Pain Management
  • Medication Management
  • Patient Education to promote self-management


Location:

Central King County - Washington including: West Seattle, South Seattle, Burien and Tukwilla


RN Responsibilities:

In this position the registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home care services which include:

  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs.Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
  • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor or designee and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
  • Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty days.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.


Qualifications

  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum of two years of experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health or home care nursing is preferred.
  • Registered nurse with current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Washington
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.
  • Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising home health aides.
  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, or transfer patients.Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.



Additional information


The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by the employee of this job.  The employee may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.


Rainier Home Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


We offer a high level of benefits offered, to review please visit: www.ensignbenefits.com for further information.
The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.
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