Knute Nelson

RN - Home Care - Full Time

Location
Alexandria, MN
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Nov 10, 2020
Ref
1077
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
The mission of Knute Nelson is to enrich the lives of everyone we serve.

This is a full time, 40 hours a week, 80 hours a pay period position. The hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm with rotating weekends, holidays, and call.

Scope:

• Responsible for organizing, developing, and directing skilled nursing services in accordance with the standards and practice of nursing, state and federal regulations, and Knute Nelson’s policies and procedures.
• Ensure time management that best utilizes Knute Nelson's resources while meeting client needs.
• Assure that the highest degree of quality care, customer service, fiscal responsibility, and regulatory compliance is maintained at all times.

Key Responsibilities:
• Accountability and Trust - Relentless about accomplishing company priorities. Identifies what needs to be done and proactively takes prompt action to accomplish objectives and achieve goals. Has a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and striving for excellence in performance to company strategies and goals. Instills mutual trust and confidence; creates a culture that fosters high standards of ethics; behaves in a fair and ethical manner toward others and demonstrates a sense of corporate responsibility, confidentiality and commitment of service.
• Direct Client Care – Initiating preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the client's care and safety. Observing signs and symptoms and reporting to the physician reactions to treatments, including drugs, and changes in the client's physical or emotional condition. Teaching, supervising and counseling the client and caregivers regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient.
• Client Records and Billing - Provide accurate and timely documentation of services rendered utilizing agency EMR. Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of all payer sources and authorization required. Complete and document supervisory visits with the LPN and/or HHA per regulations. Promote a spirit of cooperation with all regulatory organizations managing with an expectation of appropriate compliance and corrective measures. Coordinate clinical care with other health care professionals inside and outside Knute Nelson.
• Communication – Communicate effectively with clients, families, referral sources, physicians, and the interdisciplinary team. Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Education and Experience Required:

• Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Minnesota. • Must obtain CPR certification within 6 months from date of hire. • Must complete and pass a state required background study. • Must have strong assessment skills, good organizational skills, and strong problem-solving skills. • Must have a valid driver's license and use of an insured personal vehicle. • Able to physically perform the duties required by the position. • Required to have the ability to read, write and speak English well enough to communicate with staff, residents and visitors.

Reports To:

Regional Manager

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Knute Nelson's policy forbids employees and associates from discriminating against anyone based on race, religion, color, creed, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, familial status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Knute Nelson is committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career advancement.Knute Nelsonalso provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.

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