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Registered Nurse

Location: Worcester
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

RN Care Nurse Is responsible for the implementation of health care services that reflect the Agency's philosophy and standards utilizing the nursing process. To assess, plan, implement, and evaluate interventions to meet identified physical, social, and mental health needs of the clients he/she services. Agency Expectation of Employee: Prestige AFC is committed to Service Excellence, outstanding communication and exceeding the expectations of those we serve, including our patients, our referral sources, those who support our agency and each other. The agency recognizes employees who deliver on this commitment through a formal recognition program. -Prestige AFC expects each employee to maintain a positive, respectful attitude, to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management, to meet departmental productivity standards, while keeping current the necessary skills to work in the AFC environment. Each employee is expected to maintain open, honest and appropriate confidential communications with all customer groups in order to foster an effective service environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete the MDS-HC or CDS and other nursing assessments and coordinate all other clinical assessments.
  • Develop and review on an on-going basis each members Adult Foster Care plan of care.
  • Selecting, training, evaluating, and supervisions, Adult Foster Care caregivers in conjunction with the care manager.
  • Conduct an orientation for each Adult Foster Care caregiver before the Adult Foster Care caregiver begins personal care and provide ongoing training on health and aging.
  • Monitor the health status of all members to ensure that all needed Adult Foster Care is properly delivered.
  • Assures yearly screenings are met
  • Conduct on-site visits with each member at the qualified setting bimonthly, alternating with the bimonthly visit by the care manager for Level 1, and monthly or more often as the member's condition warrants for Level II.
  • Submitting a semiannual health-status report to the member's primary care physician.
  • Complete nursing progress notes corresponding with each on-site visit or encounter, or encounter, or more often as the member's condition warrants and submit a semiannual health-status report to the member's primary care physician.
  • Ensures Nurse Aides receive the mandatory 12 hours of annual In-Services as required by MassHealth
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Meetings to identify training needs and remain abreast of care issues
  • Implements recommendations for QA regarding client's care
  • Observes and audit all new MDS, PSF, PCP and other related forms before PA process.
  • Ensure all clients have Care plans, Healthcare status report and Annual MDS is up to date.
  • Review all caregiver flow sheet and sign.
  • Plan for all implementing discharges from the AFC program.
  • Other assigned task. -

Keywords: PRESTIGE ADULT FOSTER CARE LLC, Worcester , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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