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Company: Tennessee Quality Care
Location: Camden, TN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

About Tennessee Quality Care

Tennessee Quality Care, a division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners Inc., has been offering high-quality, compassionate home health and hospice services for more than 30 years. In addition to providing personalized care to individuals in the comfort of their homes, local offices collaborate with skilled nursing facilities to help patients regain independence and transition home after rehabilitation. Tennessee Quality Care operates in 31 counties across middle and west Tennessee through multiple branch offices. The Tennessee Quality Care division office is based in Parsons, Tennessee. For more information, visit TNquality.com

 POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of this position is to provide skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing service in accordance with physician's orders and in compliance with state and federal regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including but not limited to:

  • Obtains a medical history, related to the patient's present condition
  • Evaluates the patient's physical, mental and emotional status, environmental factors that support/impede home care and the presence of a permanent caregiver in the home to assist with daily care
  • Develops and implements the nursing care plan
  • Supervises and evaluates the care given by the home health aide as
  • Participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meeting (IDT) and collaborates with members of the team to promote quality patient care
  • Participates in rotating on call
  • Willing to travel to other office locations to assist with staffing if needed
  • Makes recommendations and demonstrates follow-up on assessment findings appropriately
  • Maintains proficiency with laptop computer

Required Skills: 

  • Able to interpret and implement regulatory guidelines
  • Ability to work in stressful environments/situations
  • Ability to make decisions concerning appropriate patient care
  • Ability to respond appropriately to life threatening situations and critical thinking skills

Required Work Experience:  

  • Minimum of one (1) year as a Registered Nurse
  • Homecare/Hospice experience preferred

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements:  

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Registered Nursing (RN) degree
  • Current State Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • Current State of Tennessee Registered Nursing (RN) License
  • Current CPR Certification

Other Requirements: 

  • Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
  • Travel required
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Current State Driver's License
  • Current Auto Liability Insurance according to company policy

Required Equipment used: 

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Blood Pressure Equipment
  • DME
  • Routine Blood/IV Supplies

Physical Requirements:

  • Work requires the physical demands of standing, bending, lifting, stooping or performing other work requiring heavy physical exertion (over 50 pounds) on a consistent basis (up to 15% of the time) and frequent walking or moderate physical exertion (30 to 50 pounds) on an intermittent basis
  • Work is performed under basically normal conditions as of a standard hospice environment
  • Work may involve possible exposure to biohazardous waste, chemical substances and unknown diseases
  • Care is provided in a variety of home environments with variable temperatures
  • Possible exposure to animals in the home, driving traffic, road hazards and possible inclement weather

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Our Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.



Qualifications

Education
Required
  • Bachelors degree or better


Licenses & Certifications
Required
  • Automobile Insurance
  • CPR Certification
  • Driver License
  • Registered Nurse



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