RN / Home Healthcare Nursing Job in Savannah, Georgia / Government
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: November 21, 2020
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers
compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their
homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal
assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and
palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to
deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients
and their families.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Nurse Preceptor, you will:
Position is responsible for providing practical clinical experience
and guidance to field clinicians to include orientation of new
Ensures compliance with applicable licensure/certification
requirement, applicable healthcare standards, governmental laws and
regulations, and Gentiva Health Services policies, procedures and
philosophy of care. Works under general supervision
Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission Vision Values
through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day
Demonstrates process for SOC, ROC, Recert and routine visits to
clinicians during orientation process.
Observes clinical skills and patient interaction of new clinicians
and provides feedback to the clinician.
Works with clinicians to review application of clinical
documentation and forms.
Reviews Orientation Module content with new clinicians to determine
the clinicians level of understanding and re-educates as
Reviews patient care processes with clinicians and assesses
clinicians level of understanding. Makes recommendations related to
training and skills development to Branch Director.
Meets with Orientees on regular basis to assess progress. Meet with
Managers Clinical Practice (MCPs) on a weekly basis to discuss
progress of Orientee.
Conducts 60 day Supervisory visit for Orientee and discusses
results with MCP.
Serve in the capacity of Start of Care Nurse when schedule allows.
As such, admits patients to the services, completing appropriate
clinical documentation under the Clinical Manager's direction.
Assesses individual status and care/instruction needed by the
Participates in teaching/training of paraprofessional healthcare
staff as assigned and acts as resource to other healthcare
Serves as mentor to new clinical hires to include regular
discussions each month for a minimum of one year.
Will conduct a minimum of two skill labs a year
Will conduct annual supervisory visits as needed.
Maintains the highest standards of professional conduct in relation
to information that is confidential in nature. Shares information
only when recipients right to access is clearly established and
sharing of such information is in the best interest of the
Maintains/enhances clinical practice skills by attending,
participating in/conducting staff development/ continuing education
Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing with one year
experience in area of specialty/desired practice.
Current unrestricted licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in
the state(s) to which assigned and current CPR certification
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The candidate will have the physical ability to perform job related
duties which may require lifting, standing, bending, stooping,
stretching, walking, pushing, and pulling with or without
A health examination must be successfully completed prior to
assignment and periodically thereafter, as required by company
policy, and/or state regulations, to verify that he/she is
physically capable of performing assigned duties with or without
Successful completion of any/all Company required pre-employment
competency testing and health clearance prior to assignment and
periodically as required by Company policy and state
Good organizational and communication skills and the ability to
function with minimal supervision also required.
Demonstrated leadership skills are also required
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