RN - Community Health



New York, New York

Employment Type



Immediate opening for Community Health Nurse - majority of the work is virtual, visits are every 3 months.  This position is with a well known LHCSA in NYC,  This position is temp with an opportunity to go perm with benefits and travel reimbursement.  

Job Description:

Compensation : $45 - $50
Job ID : 13005

  • Admits patients to the agency in accordance with agency admissions policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Establishes and provides a plan of treatment for the patient based on results of the evaluation visit, client needs and physician orders. Determines the need for PT, OT, ST, MSW and HHA services.
  • Involves the patient and family/caregivers in planning, implementation and assessment of the intervention/treatment program.
  • Completes the Oasis Start of Care Assessment and obtains appropriate admission consents as per agency policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates understanding of cultural issues and conducts visits in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Provides education to patient/family/caregivers and paraprofessional staff as appropriate, on plan of care, disease process, medications, universal precautions, infection control, nutrition, safety emergency measures, patients care and community resources.
  • Provides written/oral instructions and educational materials to the patient as indicated.
  • Instructs, supervises, and evaluates Home Health Aides on initial start & every fourteen days and documents the supervisory visits in the patient chart.
  • Communicates with the Director of Patient Services every two weeks and more often as indicated for changes in patient condition, changes in treatment/meds, progress towards goals and response to treatment.
  • In consultation with appropriates disciplines, plans for discharge of the patient taking into consideration goal achievement, and provides for appropriate follow-up or referral.
  • Documents on an ongoing basis, services provided, and response to services/treatment and changes in status relative to the plan of care.
  • Submits SOC/Recert assessments within 48 hours and revisits, transfers, and discharges within 24 hours of visit.
  • Assumes responsibility for maintenance of condition of employment and continued professional growth.
  • Conferences with all clinicians providing care every two weeks and documents conference in the patient’s chart.
  • Assists with the orientation and/or guidance of new staff members
  • Participates in clinical record audits.
  • Communicates with MD with any changes in condition, treatment, and/or status and documents said conversation and any MD orders received in the patient chart.

Job Requirements:

  • Current license and registration to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State.
  • Maintains professional licensure/certification.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must be a registered professional nurse with.  
  • Two years' experience in home care.


Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.