HHN, RN Floater Nurse (Goldsboro/Kinston/Greenville/Pollocksville)
at 3HC

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Description

Location: East Offices in North Carolina (Goldsboro, Greenville, Kinston & Pollocksville)

Home Health & Hospice Care, Inc. (3HC) is a FOUR-star agency with annual revenues of $40 MILLION and a workforce of 500 skilled clinical and support professionals. With 38 YEARS of caring and compassionate service, we have proudly been deemed as one of the TOP 100 PROVIDERS of home health and hospice services IN THE NATION!

Currently, we have NINE clinical offices scattered throughout Eastern North Carolina where we provide home health, hospice, and personal home care services to 1600+ patients in 22 counites! (Office locations in Clinton, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Henderson, Kinston, New Bern, Smithfield, and Wilson).

3HC is GROWING and we are looking for a caring, compassionate Registered Nurse to join our team.

To see all current employment opportunities, or to learn more about our organization and the services we offer, please check out our Facebook page or visit our website at www.3hc.org

The Home Health RN Floater will assist with covering home health visits in our Kinston, Pollocksville, Goldsboro and Greenville service areas.

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm *No on-call requirement*
Benefits package to include paid time off, 401(k), health, dental, vision, and more

Essential Job Functions of the Home Health Floater RN:

1. Creates positive experiences for internal and external customers that will meet their expectations. (External
customers include our patients, families, referral sources, vendors, the community, etc. Internal
customers are the people within the agency with whom you work.) Displays a high degree of courtesy, tact, and
knowledge of services provided by the agency in all contact with staff, patients, and visitors.

2. Assists office with achieving positive patient outcomes, strategic plan and budget: (a)
provides skilled nursing care as outlined in the physician's plan of treatment, according to 3HC's policies and
procedures and as allowed by the Practice Act of the N. C. State Board of Nursing; (b) observes and documents
signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and other applicable personnel, reactions to treatments, including
drugs and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition and outcomes of intervention; (c) ensures
on-going evaluation of patient/family needs and response to care; (d) refers to other services as needed; (e)
initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures, as appropriate, for the patient's care and
safety; (f) educates, supervises, consults, and counsels the patient/family regarding the nursing care needs, other
related problems of the patient at home, the disease process, self-care techniques, and processes for dealing with
issues of ethical concern: (g) Assures the development and implementation of the patient individualized plan of
care and updates as needed.

3. Conducts a complete assessment of the patient to identify appropriate care needs: (a) obtains a medical history to
include OASIS when needed, particularly as it relates to the present condition; (b) performs a physical assessment;
(c) assesses the support system to determine what assistance will be available from family members and their
ability to meet the patient's immediate needs upon changes throughout care; (d) assesses the patient, family
member(s) and home situation to determine what health teaching will be required; (e) assess the patient's condition
and home situation to determine if other home health services are needed; (f) interprets nursing and other services
of the agency to the patient and family as a part of planning for care; and, (g) plans for discharge from services.

4. Documents in the medical record electronically and downloads daily: (a) those services rendered to the patient; (b) conferences held with other disciplines, physician, or community resources; (c) changes noted in the patient's
condition and/or family home situation; (d) revisions in the nursing care plan as needed; (e) evaluation of patient
care and clinical and progress notes that demonstrate progress towards established goals. Download will include
time and travel documentation. Responds within 48 hours to requests for documentation correction/completion.

5. Ensures that the physician is involved ongoing with the patient's care: (a) reports to the physician and other
applicable personnel, reactions to treatments, including drugs, and change in the patient's physical or emotional
condition and outcomes of intervention, and (b) consults with the attending physician concerning alterations of
the plan of treatment and documents appropriate change of orders where necessary. Verifies that physician listed
on order/plan of treatment will sign orders.

6. Maintains regular communication with supervisor. Communicates problems of the patient(s) on a timely basis
following chain of command. Communicates information using current process and technology available to 3HC.

7. Ensures that 3HC can bill for services appropriately: (a) completes certifications and re-certifications within
designated timeframes; and (b) keeps up-to-date on reimbursement criteria and documentation requirements for
all patients under his/her care management, including preauthorization and re-authorization for insurance.

8. Travels to other offices to meet the demand of patient needs as requested by the Director of Clinical
Services/Assistant Director of Clinical Services.

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Job Requirements

Registered Nurse currently licensed to practice nursing in the state of North Carolina.
Minimum of one-year experience as a professional nurse in an acute care setting. Medsurg experience.
One year of Home Health experience is preferred, but not Required.
Maintain current CPR certification (BCLS)

Job Snapshot

About Us

3HC-Home Health & Hospice Care, Inc., is a leading local home health, hospice, and private duty provider serving eastern North Carolina. As a private, not-for-profit agency, our investors are the communities we serve. Profits that are generated are reinvested in new programs and facilities to better serve our patients. Our philosophy remains to provide care to those in need.3HC is Medicare and Medicaid certified, and is recognized as a preferred provider with several managed care plans.

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