Psychiatric RN - Home Health LHC Group, Inc. - Crestview, FL
Company: LHC Group, Inc.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Gulf Coast Home Health is hiring for a PRN Psychiatric RN (Home
The Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) in Home Health renders
professional nursing care to patients in their home by assessing,
developing, implementing, and evaluating home nursing care needs of
Gulf Coast Home Health, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred
post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families
nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute
care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality,
cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health
at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have
partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the
home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group,
because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about
The RN must have one of the following credentials: 1.) A masters
degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing OR; 2.) A bachelors
degree in nursing with one year of experience in an active
treatment unit in a psychiatric or mental health hospital or
outpatient clinic OR; 3.) A diploma or associate degree with two
years experience in an active treatment unit in a psychiatric or
mental health hospital or outpatient clinic OR 4.0 On an individual
basis and/or other combination of education or experience as
required by specific state law, as applicable.
Prior to RN making a psychiatric nurse visit, the agency will
adhere to Psychiatric Skilled Nursing/Scope of Care and the written
notification from the CMS Intermediary will be evident on file at
the agency if applicable.
Must have experience within the last five years. If not,
documentation must support psychiatric retraining classes or CEUs
to update psychiatric knowledge.
Must have current RN
- Must have a current drivers license and vehicle insurance, and
access to a dependable vehicle, or public
- Current CPR certification
Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.
- Makes the initial nursing evaluation visit within 24 - 48 hours
of receipt of referral or longer if indicated by MD.
Continually evaluates the patient's nursing needs by assessing and
reassessing the patient to include general physical assessment,
mental status assessment and suicidal potential
Initiates and coordinates the plan of treatment and necessary
revisions per acceptable standards of psychiatric
Instructs and supervises the patient's family in the care of the
patient and maintenance of a healthy and safe environment.
Provides those services requiring substantial specialized nursing
Renders nursing care to homebound patients and perform treatments
as ordered by the physician.
Assists the patient's family in any way possible to recognize the
daily living problems of the patient and provides information on
community resources that are available.
Maintains accurate records of the history of the patient for the
supervisor and the physician, especially in reference to drugs,
Reports to the patient's physician and other appropriate personnel
pertinent changes in the patient's condition.
Provides counseling and crisis intervention to the patient and
Participates in in-service programs as required by the
Participates in nursing report and complies with the Care
Performs 60 day record review (recertification) and collaborates
with physicians and all other disciplines involved in the
Participates in staff conference regarding patient care.
Participates in the QA/QI plan and process.
All other duties as assigned.
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