The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care services through coordination,
implementation, and supervision of the patients. The registered nurse follows the POC an d
supervises the staff delivering care. The Registered Nurse participates in quality improvement
activities within the Agency promoting overall compliance with State and Federal guidelines and
professional standards of practice.
Must be a Registered Nurse with a public health, home healthcare, or
hospital background with at least one-year clinical experience.
License/ Certification :
- Nursing : 1 year (Preferred)
- Home health : 1 year (Preferred )
- RN active Arizona license, required
- BLS Certification, required
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Must be able to hear and speak in a manner understood by most persons.
- Must be able to travel to prospective patient’s place of residence
- Must be able to stoop and bend
- Must be able to lift and transfer patients
Demonstrates leadership and provides direction to members of the patient care team through case management of patient home health episode of health care.
Case management of patient services includes:
- • Intake and coordination of a referral from an acceptable referral source Initial in home
evaluations and/ or assessment
- • Establish the patient’s individualized treatment and medical record baseline
- • Collaborate with physicians, other agency staff and contract services to coordinate and
implement the POC
- • Supervise the implementation of the POC and the quality of care delivered to the patient
- • Provide in h om e supervision of Home Health Aide Services at least every 14 days for
patients receiving aide services and document the visit in the medical record
- • Provide supervision of LPN’ s assigned to patient caseload, through directing the
implementation and evaluating the effectiveness of the nursing care and patient’s plan of
- • Re-evaluate the patient plan of care at least every 60 days and when there is a change in the patient’s condition, after a hospital stay, and at time of discharge revising the Plan of Care
as needed to achieve patient goals.
- • Documents direct patient services. coordination an d collab oration with physicians and
other disciplines or provides in the care of the patient, ensuring document is complete, and
com plies with acceptable home health standards and Agency policy.
- • Facilitates active and effective communication with team members as demonstrated
through leadership of patient case conferences staff education or in services, and timely
clinical decisions which provide guidance in the delivery patient care.
- • Documentation is timely and meets professional standards of practice, establishes
compliance with state regulations and Medica re conditions of participation.
- • Reviews caseload charts documentation at least every 60 days to ensure compliance assess
patient progress and effectiveness of care de livery in meeting patient goals.
- • Provides patients and staff supervision 24 hours a day when assigned on-call
- • Collaborating with leadership/ management team and office staff to facilitate timely office processing of paperwork and personnel information
- • Actively participates in Agency quality improvement activities
- • Promote the Agency and services to the public and participate in physician an d community
education related to services provided by the agency as registered