Natick Walpole VNA is one of the most trusted providers of home health care in the industry. We have been in business for over 100+ years caring for our patients in the MetroWest communities we serve.
We are seeking compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurses (RNs) to join our team.
Main office: Walpole
Service Area: 40 Towns in surrounding MetroWest Area
Job Type: Full Time/Part Time
Provides direct care and case management of assigned patients, including initial assessment and development of plan of care, as well as oversight and administration of prescribed medications and treatments as appropriate.
Consistently assesses and evaluates patient’s status and goals and revises the plan of care as necessary.
Consistently monitors and manages patient medications; maintains an accurate medication profile.
Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provides medication, diet, and other instructions as ordered by the physician. Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient. Reports unsafe conditions, complaints, and incidents on behalf of patient as appropriate.
Observes and supervises Home Health Aide to evaluate performance and quality of care.
Accepts responsibility of assignment to perform a specialized procedure, such as IV therapy, wound care, phlebotomy when qualified with appropriate training and proven competency in the delivery of the therapy.
Adheres to HIPAA laws and maintains patient confidentiality.
Other duties assigned by the case manager/clinical management, i.e., performing field supervisions of care team members as required by agency policies.
Communicates with physicians and other agencies providing nursing or related services on a consistent basis to ensure continuity of care and implementation of a comprehensive care plan. Acts as part of the interdisciplinary care team.
Participates in scheduled clinical and internal/external case management meetings.