Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Services, Inc.

Home Health RN Case Manager

# Positions
1
Category
Nursing
Status
Full Time
Shift
First

Overview

Shepherd of the Valley has an opportunity for a full time Registered Nurse Case Manager to join our Home Health team.

 

The RN Case Manager provides services to clients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, agency policy, and accepted professional standards of practice. The RN Case Manager provides nursing services in clients' homes in a manner consistent with Shepherd of the Valley's mission statement.

 

Shepherd of the Valley is a Christian not-for-profit corporation governed by the basic Christian values of compassion, respect, dignity, spirituality, integrity and quality. Working for Shepherd of the Valley is not just a job, it's a calling.

 

  • Shepherd of the Valley has provided peace of mind for Mahoning Valley families and their loved ones since 1972.
  • Shepherd’s Overall Quality Ratings exceed county and statewide averages
  •  We are a healthcare community offering short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, long-term care, assisted living, independent living and home health care services.

 

As a Shepherd employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full medical, dental and vision coverage and paid holidays(for those who qualify). We also offer a Retirement Plan and Flexible Spending Accounts. Our employees also enjoy discounts at local businesses, employee wellness program, direct deposit, annual increases and free CPR/First Aide certification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and standards for home health nursing.  
  • Performs comprehensive assessments of client status, including physical, psychosocial, and environmental parameters.  
  • Develops and/or follows an individualized Plan of Care that incorporates analysis of date and current scientific findings.  
  • Provides skilled interventions aimed at achieving realistic client outcomes within a specified time period. 
  • Reports changes and information necessary to modify and update the care pan to reflect progress towards goals (outcomes). 
  • Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to personal and legal scope of practice. 
  • Assessment skills as applied to the client, family/support system, and environment.  
  • Teaching skills according to the client's needs and within the context of the client's environment, value system, and physical/emotional status. 
  • Medication administrations. 
  • Practices nursing with respect for individual, cultural, and spiritual differences.  
  • Communicates effectively in accordance with agency requirements.  
  • Reports significant changes in client status to the physician and other members of the team in a timely manner consistent with client needs. 
  •  Maintains client records showing systemic assessments, planning intervention, and evaluation. 
  • Documents legibly and according to agency documentation guidelines and standards.  
  • Initiates action to improve the quality of patient care.
  • Takes appropriate actions independently and responsively in home care situation.
  • Initiates referrals as needed to other health team members.  
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
  • Assess safety environment and takes initiative to help prevent accidents and promote safety. 
  • Participates in ongoing, professional self-development & identifies needs for personal professional growth.  
  • Participates in all mandatory education per agency guidelines. 
  • Demonstrates competency in areas of assignment or identifies the needs for additional training (infusion, specialized equipment, etc.)  
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of Quality Improvement Program and pertinent activities.  
  • Supervises applicable home care team members.  
  • Be available for on-call rotation as needed. 
  •  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent. 
  • Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
  • Must have CPR certification. 
  • Must be a currently licensed and insured driver with an acceptable driving record & reliable transportation.

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