We here at SummitWest Care (formerly known as Home Care of the Grand Valley) have the fundamental belief that everyone deserves to heal at home. We commit to our community to provide an experience of compassionate care, with respect and dignity, to improve the lives of those we serve! Do you feel that same passion to help others? Do you want to work somewhere that leads by example? We are growing and are looking for several RNs to round out our team.What YOU get:* Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance Plans* Mileage reimbursement* 401K* Supplementary / Elective Insurance Plans for Accidents, Hospital Confinement, Short-Term Disability, Term Life Insurance* and moreWe also strongly live our values of a work-life balance by providing for our employees the following:* Employee Assistance Program* Generous Paid Time-Off Plans* Training & Development* Limited Free Legal Services* Limited Free Financial Advice Services* Skilled leaders who have been in your shoes* Swiftly growing agency that still values the small origins we came from (Think Big, Act Small so to speak)* A chance to make a true difference in someone s life by helping them stay at home where they feel safe and loved. / ObjectiveAs part of a vibrant team, delivers aid, verbal cueing, reminding, and direct hands-on care for the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities within the scope of practice to SummitWest Care clients.Essential Functions* Assesses client and formulates a plan of care that includes social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs.* Establishes and executes care plan consistent with physician orders, client choice and regulations.* Assures physicians are notified in a timely manner of changes in client status and physician s orders are obtained as needed for changes to the plan of care.* Provides teaching and instruction to client/caregiver to promote physical and emotional health.* Contributes to the coordination of services through effective and timely communication with other members of the health care team.* Maintains the caseload and agency productivity standards and participate in the on-call duty rotation.* Attends required staff meetings and case conferences.* Supervises care being provided by LPN and Home Health Aides to assure that clients are receiving appropriate and quality care and regulatory guidelines are met.* Assumes responsibility for the delegation of nursing tasks and for the supervision of delegated tasks by other health care workers.* Assures client rights are protected and that all clients/caregivers are made aware of the client s rights and responsibilities.* Initiates emergency procedures as appropriate.* Clinical and administrative documentation adheres to agency, professional, and regulatory guidelines for timeliness and content.* Performs other duties within scope of practice, as assigned by Clinical Manager* May require extended staff schedules.* Other duties as assigned.Utilizes established lines of authority and communications:* Communicate clear, concise, relevant, non-judgmental information.* Maintain open lines of communication with all staff.* Utilizes effective problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.* Promotes supportive group process.Demonstrates personal and professional accountability:* Complies within accepted ethical conduct and professional standards of The Nursing Practice Act, as set forth by the American Nurses Association and by the State Board of Nursing in the State of Colorado.* Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability for own practice, including maintenance of required credentials.* Complies with all agency policies and procedures.* Demonstrates effective problem solving and time management skills.* Performs duties independently, or without supervision.* Presents a positive image of the agency.* Demonstrates attitude of caring when dealing with clients, families, and staff.* Complies with timely, accurate, and appropriate documentation of care and communications pertaining to patient care.Other DutiesPlease note this is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Competencies* Customer/Client Focus.* Teamwork Orientation.* Problem Solving/Analysis.* Communication Proficiency.* Learning Orientation.* Ethical Conduct.* Stress Management/Composure.* Discretion.Supervisory ResponsibilityThis has no supervisory responsibilities.Required Education and Experience* Graduate of an approved School of Nursing* Currently licensed and in good standing in the State of Colorado* Previous home care experience preferred.Language Skills* Ability to read, write, and present information one-on-one and to small groups in English is required.Work Environment:The following work environment characteristics represent those an employee typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. This job operates 60% of the time indoors; 40% of the time outdoors. Occasional exposure to physically and/or verbally aggressive clients. Noise level is generally moderate. Job tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and/or tissue.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee will stand 50% of the time, sit 10% of the time, and walk 40% of the time. The employee frequently is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach with arms.The employee must be able to grasp, pinch, and feel with hands and fingers and be able to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 100 lbs. occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include ability to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time typically Monday through Friday with rotating weekends and on-call shifts required.AAP/EEO StatementHome Care of the Grand Valley provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
20 Nov, 2018
Home Care of the Grand Valley