Home Care Nurse Assessor (RN)

Brooklyn, NY

Department: Nurse Job Number: 5533

Title: Home Care Nurse Assessor (RN)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Nurse

Hours: Full-time

Description: A home care organization in Brooklyn is currently seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) to join their staff as their new Home Care Nurse Assessor.  The Home Care Nurse Assessor (RN) will be responsible for assessing patients service needs in their homes.

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate specific clinical summary documentation and recommendations about patients transition to their own apartment
  • Provide professional expertise necessary to make determinations regarding patients care
  • Perform health assessments based on reports from a doctor along with records and medical provider by approving or denying services eligibility
  • Make recommendations related to the care needs regarding the patient s health and safety welfare
  • Maintain up-to-date charting and other documentation, as required
  • Perform periodic home visits, to further assess the client s functioning in the community
  • Provide crisis intervention, including emergency hospital admission support
  • Coordinate medical / medication services with external providers including primary care and behavioral health clinics, Doctors, Psychiatrist, and pharmacies
  • Maintain scheduled assessment appointments booked within a certain number of days from an in-reach contact

Requirements:

  • RN, new grad welcome
  • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
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