Home Health RN (Full-time)
at 3HC

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

Job Description

Location: Pollocksville/New Bern, NC

3HC’s Mission: To set and surpass Standards of Community based care to provide the right care, at the right place, at the right time throughout life’s journey.

3HC’s Vision: To enhance the lives of families in the communities we serve through innovative care delivered by an inspired team.

3HC’s Core Values: Compassion – provide genuine empathy, honesty, openness; Innovation – create customer solutions through transformative initiatives; and Excellence – maintain accountability to the highest standards through innovation.

3HC is the place to be! At 3HC we consider our employees to be a part of our family. We are committed to supporting the success of our employees and strive to show our appreciation for the value they bring to our company. We provide Home Health care, Hospice care, and Home care in 22 counties from the Triangle to the coast and have been in business for nearly 40 years. Serving over 10,000 patients each year, 3HC is proud to be recognized as one of the Top 100 providers in the nation!

We are seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our growing family and are looking to fill positions quickly. We have an open Registered Nurse position in your area. Apply to today! Visit www.3HC.org/careers to learn more!

Benefits and Perks:
*Competitive Compensation
*RN Career Ladder
*Paid Training
*Flexible Schedule Options
*Paid Leave for Vacations, Sick Days, and Holidays
*Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
*401k with profit sharing/discretionary matching
*Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
*Life Insurance
*Flexible Spending Accounts
*Tuition Reimbursement
*Wellness Program
*Travel Reimbursement
*Paid Volunteer Time Off
*Family Atmosphere
*Supportive Directors
*Free Coffee

Essential Job Functions:

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.
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.

5. Completes OASIS at specific point in time, such as admission, resumption of care, recertification, etc.
Provides regular supervision to the Licensed Practical Nurses and paraprofessionals who are providing services to
the patient according to regulatory guidelines, CMS/Hospice guidelines. Ensures task assigned to the LPN: (a) are
within the Nurse Practice Act, (b) Supervises LPN on every patient at least every 30 days. Ensures that care is
provided by the nursing assistant: (a) provides the certified nursing assistant with a telephonic plan of care and
specific duties to be performed (b) supervises and evaluates the care given at least every two weeks, and (c)
participates in periodic conferences with supervisor concerning the certified nursing assistant's performance.

6. 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.


Job Requirements

Licensed as a Registered Nurse, in good standing in North Carolina
Prefer Home Health/Hospice Experience
Minimum of one year experience in Acute Care Setting
Current BLS

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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