Humana RN - PRN - Home Care -Nurse - On Call Evenings & Weekends Middlesex County, NJ (Monroe Township) in Monroe Township, New Jersey

Role: RN- PRN- On Call Home Care Nurse Assignment: Humana Cares/SeniorBridge Location: Monroe Township, NJ

Are you a fit? Humana Cares/Senior Bridge Care Management is seeking passionate, case management professionals and leaders dedicated to delivering the highest quality in-home care management programs to complex chronically ill members enrolled in large health plans and managed care programs.

Assignment Capsule As a Field Care Manager you will provide direct care to members and their families according to the established plan of care. As a Field Care Manager you will provide a multidisciplinary approach to care. The Field Care Manager position includes the following: * 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);

  • Serves as case manager in all cases nursing and therapy for which he / she may be conducting assessments and visits;

  • Is responsible for the clinical record for each patient receiving nursing services;

  • 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 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 (60) days; assures that progress reports are made to the physician, physician assistant, or advanced nurse practitioner when the patient’s condition changes or there are deviations from the plan of care;

  • 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.

  • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.

  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.

  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.

  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.

    Must have:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One (1) to two (2) years of recent acute care, certified home health experience in an institutional setting.

  • Current licensure in state and CPR certification.

  • One (1) year of home health care experience preferred.

  • Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising home health aides.

  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order;

  • This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana’s Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.

  • Working knowledge of OASIS preferred;

  • Working knowledge of computer systems;

  • Knowledge of regulations and understanding of meeting state and federal requirements for respective services a plus;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and to making accommodation available to provide services to a diverse population;

  • Ability to work well under pressure; critical thinker;

  • This role is a part of Humana’s Driver Safety program and therefore requires and individual to have a valid state driver’s license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,00 limits.

  • Bi-lingual a plus

  • Must be available after hours M-F, all day/night weekends and holidays

  • Must take call every other weekend, or every 3rdweekend, and every 3rdholiday Role Desirables :

  • Oasis Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Title: RN - PRN - Home Care -Nurse - On Call Evenings & Weekends Middlesex County, NJ (Monroe Township)

Location: New Jersey-Monroe Township

Other Locations: US-New Jersey-East Brunswick, US-New Jersey-Point Pleasant Beach, US-New Jersey-Lawrenceville

Requisition ID: 178566