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Registered Nurse - Harrisburg

Registered Nurse - Harrisburg

Job ID 
2018-4639
Company 
Senior LIFE Harrisburg
Location 
US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date 
6/11/2018
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Associates Degree
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Senior LIFE is an innovative home and community based Medicare and Medicaid funded program which provides all-inclusive healthcare services and support to seniors living in the community. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need.  Senior LIFE staff live the mission of the program.  Our team is committed to partnering with our seniors to remain at home through promoting open communication and shared decision making while providing excellent care and services.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities including:

 

  • Identifying medical needs for individual members, and setting care priorities accordingly
  • Developing ongoing Plans of Care, in partnership with Senior LIFE interdisciplinary teams
  • Completing initial and periodic assessments for clinic- and home-based members, to develop and revise care plans according to emergent and pre-existing needs
  • Interpreting, recording and acting on diagnostic results, and performing advanced nursing techniques and critical care procedures
  • Identifying and assessing major medical problems, and communicating potential needs to a physician or specialist
  • Coordinating on-call rotations and participate, as needed, including triage and management of general member medical needs outside of standard center hours
  • Recording member care delivery, including all variations from established plans with rationale for those changes
  • Documenting all pertinent information related to member encounters in the EMR, at point of service or immediately following
  • Completing on-call documentation, including logs and corresponding medical documentation and inputting critical information into Data Pace
  • Collecting member data and completing all required forms according to center, state and federal policies
  • Assessing monthly MAR and comparing status to current physicians’ orders and medication lists, then updating and evaluating, as needed
  • Identifying development areas, including individual member enhancements and overarching LIFE Center opportunities for growth and expansion, then developing and implementing these improvements
  • Implement ongoing assessment strategies to best evaluate and enhance care plans for individual members and the center as a whole
  • Educating family and caregivers on advanced care plans and in-home needs
  • Managing caseload up to 25 members

Qualifications

Applicants should have at least one year working specifically with an elderly or aging population, hold a current RN license, and valid driver's license.

 

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