Hartford HealthCare at Home
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Immersion Visiting Nurse
Clinical Development Specialist
Care management and education teams, internal staff and external customers including clients, physicians and referral sources
Basic Purpose of the Position:
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
In addition, the position involves other duties such as:
Performs other duties as assigned
As a Hartford HealthCare Partner, Hartford Healthcare at Home’s services are based on four core values:
INTEGRITY: We Do the Right Thing
Our actions tell the world what HHCAH (as partner with Hartford HealthCare) is and what we stand for. We act ethically and responsibly in everything we do and hold ourselves accountable for our behavior. We bring respect, openness, and honesty to our encounters with patients, families, and coworkers, and support the well-being of the communities we serve.
CARING: We Do the Kind Thing
Every HHCAH staff member touches the lives of the patients and families in our care. We treat those we serve and each other with kindness and compassion, and strive to better understand and respond to the needs of a diverse community.
EXCELLENCE: We Do the Best Thing
At HHCAH only the best will do. We work as a team to bring experience, advanced technology, and best practices to bear in providing the highest-quality care for our patients and families. We devote ourselves to continuous improvement, excellence, professionalism, and innovation in our work.
SAFETY: We Do the Safe Thing
Patients and families have placed their lives and health in our hands. At HHCAH our first priority – and the rule of medicine – is to protect them from harm. We believe that maintaining the highest safety standards is critical to delivering high-quality care and that a safe workplace protects us all.
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.