HOME HEALTH RN / CASE MANAGER (PCN 355)
Work Hours: 8-4
Utilizes the patient centered care model to plan and provide total, direct patient care in the home, according to established standards, policies and best practices.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
The position of HH RN/Case Manager requires that the person possess a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Alaska; One year of recent clinical nursing experience; a valid Alaska driver’s license and vehicle liability insurance in accordance with Alaska state law. Sufficient oral and written skills are required to effectively communicate and document care given. Numerical ability is required to calculate drug dosages. Must possess, and maintain, a current Basic Life Support Certification
South Peninsula Hospital is a combined 22 bed critical access hospital and 28 bed long term care facility, located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The position requires walking, standing for extended periods, stooping and the ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to drive and to sit in vehicle for extended periods of time. Persons in this position are exposed to infectious diseases, including blood-borne pathogens, muscle strains, falls, and needle stick injuries. Generally, physical needs are moderate and most work is performed inside. Working hours may fluctuate based on scheduling needs and patient census. The Home Health Program provides community based services within the service area of South Peninsula Hospital. The service area extends from Ninilchik to Kachemak Selo at the head of Kachemak Bay. The Home Health RN/Case Manager will occasionally travel outside the service area per contractual agreement with insurance, drug companies and other agencies. Travel in inclement weather is occasionally necessary.