Hartford HealthCare at Home
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as an Immersion Visiting Nurse.
Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of homecare services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more than 115 years. Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing integrated support to the patient. As part of Hartford HealthCare, we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality care in our client’s home. Most importantly, our employees are appreciated for the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients and their clients’ families.
As part of the immersion program, the immersion visiting nurse will provide skilled nursing care to clients in home and community based settings ensuring the delivery of outcome based, high quality, cost effective care. This role will collaborate with all team members to achieve exceptional outcomes.
In general, most of the time will be spent in the following activities:
** Makes follow-up visits to provide skilled care to assess disease progress and evaluates response to treatment; provides support to patient/family utilizing teaching principles to promote and restore health and prevent disease and disability; coordinates care with providers
** Maintains a client record utilizing the Agency's standard for documentation
** Carries out the plan of care under the guidance of the Clinical Development Specialist
** Teaches patients and reinforces client/caregiver teaching and education
** Refers, collaborates and coordinates all client care services. Consults with physician regarding client needs and plan of care
** Communicates / conferences with Nurse Care Coordinator and all involved in the patient’s care
** Delegates and directs components of the established plan of care to LPNs and HCAs under the guidance of the Clinical Development Specialist
** Refers client/family to other community resources as needed
** Attends and participates in in-service education program
** Demonstrates active engagement and participates with the immersion visiting nurse cohort and immersion nurse required learning
** Seeks consultation and guidance from supervisor
** Participates in the evaluation of care given by paraprofessional staff
** Participates in health care programs
** Completes reporting requirements and responds to requests in a timely manner
** Participates in client care conferences, staff and group meetings, IDT and LEAN daily management process
** Maintains productivity standards according to immersion program core curriculum
** Adopts and demonstrates H3W Leadership Behaviors
** Maintains knowledge of and compliance with Federal, State and accreditation regulations as well as Agency policies and
Licensure: Registered Nurse with a license to practice in the State of Connecticut
Education: Graduate of an Associate's or diploma program in nursing; graduate of NLN approved BSN program, preferred
Experience: Computer skills required. Healthcare experience preferred.
We take great care of careers
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.