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Registered Nurse - PRN

Fergus Falls

Home Instead® is looking for a caring and compassionate Registered Nurse(RN) to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community. Home Instead provides a variety of home care services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care, and compassion.

This is a PRN position that could grow to become part time (up to 20 hours/week). Some experience in senior care or home care is preferred.

Qualifications
• The ideal candidate will be experienced, motivated, detailed and passionate about aging adults receiving the best quality care as they age
• Assist with the medication and other comprehensive clinical services as outlined in the Minnesota Administrative Rules
• Comfortably delegate nursing tasks as outlined in the Minnesota Administration Rules
• Clear understanding of the rules and regulations regarding delegating nursing tasks to both other licensed and non-licensed employees
• Maintain a current, non-restricted Registered Nursing License in the state of Minnesota
• Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to listen effectively
• Must have the ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality of information and meet deadlines
• Must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills as well as sound judgment and good decision-making skills
• Must have the ability to organize and prioritize daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly work
• Must possess basic computer skills
• Must be in good physical condition and have the ability to lift 25 pounds, bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling and carrying
• Must have the ability to withstand periodic contact with dog and cat hair, dust, mold, mildew, smoke and cleaning solutions
• Must have the availability to work evenings or weekends as required
• Must have the ability to perform duties in a professional office setting and in the field

Responsibilities
• The Home Care Nurse will be responsible for overseeing and carrying out a variety of nursing responsibilities involved with maintaining a comprehensive home care license
• They will ensure the ongoing satisfaction, quality, and safety of existing clients through regular contact, in conjunction with designated quality assurance home visits for clients who specifically receive nursing delegated comprehensive services
• This position requires the exercise of discretion and independent judgement regarding significant matters of quality assurances/clinical management/risk management and training of the CAREGivers for Home Instead
• Initiate and manage medication administration and/or nursing delegated comprehensive services to clients
• Ensure that the company actively maintains compliance with comprehensive home care licensure through the Minnesota Department of Health, including reviewing, developing and implementing policies, procedures and documentation
• Assist the Client Care team to maintain a current plan of care for clients receiving delegated comprehensive services
• The plan of care must be updated at minimum every 90 days and documentation should be retained electronically or within the client’s file
• Conduct regularly scheduled quality assurance home visits with new clients at minimum every 60 days for clients receiving medication administration or delegated comprehensive services
• Conduct Nursing Supervisory visits for all CAREGivers in accordance with Minnesota Department of Health guidelines
• Ensure proper documentation and maintenance of client journals: review CAREGiver documentation and collect service records for office file and keep journal stocked with appropriate documentation forms
• Provide oversight, up to and including the instruction of initial and ongoing in-office and field training for CAREGivers
• Conduct comprehensive services trainings with individual CAREGivers who are serving high needs clients receiving comprehensive services
• The training must include a return demonstration performed by the CAREGiver and signed off/dated by the nurse
• Act as an expert adviser regarding the medication services and delegated comprehensive services training given to CAREGivers
• Keep detailed documentation of all relevant phone and in-person contact with clients, client representatives, CAREGivers and others
• Review, create and keep updated the medication administration and comprehensive services records for clients receiving those services
• Assist to oversee the COVID-19 response program, in accordance with current CDC and Minnesota Department of Health guidelines
• Be available for calls requiring an RN response after-hours and every-other weekend

Each Home Instead franchise office is independently owned and operated.
www.homeinstead.com/856
218-332-8770

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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