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RN - Triage - Home Care Bloomington

Company: CARLE
Location: Urbana
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities include the coordination and provision of direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process to meet the physical, psychosocial, environmental, and spiritual needs of Carle Home Services specific patient populations and families throughout the geographical area. Telephonically triages incoming home care and hospice calls using the nursing process. RN will assess, evaluate, prioritize, and manage patients' symptoms, treatments and health concerns based on level of urgency and follow established home services guidelines for symptom management. Call the assigned home services staff when a home visit is necessary and provide report of care. Provide home visits as necessary.

  • Establishes nursing standards, assesses health needs, and plans and evaluates care with patients who have complex health problems.
  • Uses specialized knowledge and skills for patient care supervision.
  • Serves as resource within the organization and/or community.
  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
  • Primarily provides telehealth triage for acute needs of home care and hospice patient populations for the Carle organization
  • Follows established protocols for symptom management
  • Documents all patient/family care clearly, concisely and timely in accordance with established policies and procedures, state and federal regulations and Accrediting Organization accreditation standards.
  • Participates in the QA/QI process for Carle Hospice as assigned and as appropriate.
  • Meets with leadership team on a regular basis to report trends and to further develop program.
  • Attends all home services staff meetings  
  • Collaborates with both home care and hospice staff either by phone or email regarding patient care issues.

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , RN - Triage - Home Care Bloomington, Other , Urbana, Illinois

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