Adoray Home Health & Hospice has been in existence since 1995. We are a Home Health & Hospice organization providing health services to the counties of Saint Croix, Pierce, Western Dunn, and Polk. We have approximately 300+ volunteers and nearly 80 employees who work as Field Clinicians, Office Staff, and Treasure’s Store employees. Nearly half of our staff possess over 4 years of commitment & service to our mission! Many companies may talk about their culture and how wonderful it is to work there, but the proof is in the tenure!

RN Status .6
2 Available Positions

The Adoray Home Health and Hospice Registered Nurse acts as a case manager for assigned case load. She/he is responsible for providing skilled nursing care and teaching to patients and their families in their place of residence. The nurse is responsible for ensuring the physician’s orders are carried out on a timely basis. The nurse completes all necessary documentation and participates in other activities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BSN or minimum of two years of home care experienced preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of clinical experience.
  • Current Wisconsin license required.
  • Current Wisconsin driver’s license.
  • Able to take on call responsibilities on rotating basis.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of Home Health and Hospice.
  • Ability to work autonomously and make independent judgments.
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve.

Supervision:

Minimal supervision received from Adoray Home Health Clinical Coordinator and Administrator. Performance measured by direct observation, communication, patient outcomes, documentation reviews, payment denials, supervisory home visits, patient/family communication.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The Registered Nurse is regularly required to hear and talk, stand, sit, bend, squat, kneel, walk, use the hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools and controls. The RN is required to reach with hands and arms, to lift and/or support patient, and to perform nursing techniques utilizing proper body mechanics. The RN must be able to drive a motor vehicle. The RN must be able to read medical instruments and files, including close vision and ability to adjust focus. The RN spends significant amount of time on the computer documenting visits. S/he may be exposed to filthy conditions, virus, disease, and/or infection from patients and specimens in the working environment. The Registered Nurse will occasionally be exposed to cleaning chemicals. The Registered Nurse will frequently lift, carry or move up to 30 pounds, occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. The RN duties include office work and travel to patient’s homes, and may include difficult driving conditions including, rain or snow, road construction, etc.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Core Competencies: 20%

  • Strictly maintains professional boundaries in all patient and family situations, and adheres to Adoray Standards of Conduct.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the mission and values of Adoray Home Health and Hospice by both word and deed.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of and follows the established policies, procedures and guidelines of Adoray Home Health and Hospice.
  • Always maintains patient confidentiality and abides by agency’s HIPAA policies and procedures.
  • Helps the team to develop and grow: listens, motivates and participates in team efforts, actively works to generate respect and enthusiasm, cooperates with others through sharing duties, is perceived as a supporter and promoter of intra-team and inter-team relationships.
  • Is perceived as available and responsive to team members, seeks ways to improve individual contributions, and increase the level of responsibility of self and others.
  • Takes the initiative to identify problems, find solutions and follow through on solutions in a timely manner as appropriate.
  • Sets a positive example for desired work ethic and attitude, shares skills with other team members, and actively learns from other team members.
  • Develops and demonstrates a customer service focus at all times in the following ways:
    • Maintains a clean, neat, and appropriate appearance by adhering to dress code policy. The employee wears a nametag at all times so identification can easily be made.
    • Respects the individuality and wishes of others by such actions as extending a warm welcome, introducing self, making eye contact, addressing people by the name they prefer, and/or by honoring cultural differences.
    • Consistently identifies self in a clear, concise, and friendly manner in all telephone contacts.
    • When appropriate, offers an explanation regarding procedures, treatments, etc. in a clear, concise, friendly and patient manner.
    • Demonstrates respect of customers, uses sound judgment regarding personal conduct, and exhibits professional image in customer situations.

Job Duties

  1. Planning & Assessment: 15%
    1. Makes initial assessment visit to patient to determine appropriateness for home health services. Questions when an admission may not be appropriate by contacting supervisor for direction.
    2. Determines need for other disciplines (aide, PT, OT, SpT, SW) or services, and obtains order and notifies office staff.
    3. Determines frequency of visits for patients and receives minimal recommendations for changes from supervisor when reviewed.
    4. Assesses for and implements disease-specific care paths as Adoray’s home health procedures require.
    5. Develops and updates realistic, measurable patient goals with patient and/or caregiver.
    6. Conducts ongoing planning and assessment activities based on patient’s condition.
  2. Patient Care: 15%
    1. Implements home health plan of care as outlined on the 485.
    2. Follows established home health care pathways as indicated.
    3. Performs medication reconciliation at the SOC, ROC, recertification and any other time there are multiple changes in medications.
    4. Demonstrates effort is put forth in ensuring patient hospitalizations are avoided by exhibiting exemplary nursing judgment and by doing such things as: making extra nursing visit(s) as warranted; contacting MD of any significant changes and ensures there is follow-up with the MD when there is no response; following up with the patient and/or caregiver timely by phone or visit when there is initiation of a treatment or medication change, etc.
    5. Exhibits sound nursing judgment which positively affects individual patient outcomes, as evidenced by quality improvement reports.
    6. Implements new physician orders timely and accurately.
    7. Assesses for and provides patient and family teaching related to patient’s health situation on an ongoing basis (i.e., medications, disease processes, treatments, etc.) and provides written teaching information as appropriate.
  3. Communication: 15%
    1. Contacts all other disciplines involved in home health patient’s care with update within 48 hours of admission (or sooner if patient’s condition warrants it) as well as ongoing.
    2. Ensures there is appropriate follow-up with MD if there are discrepancies with medications or treatment protocols.
    3. Updates the MD with changes in home health patient’s condition, including such things as patient blood level results; vital signs or weights that are outside established parameters; compliance issues; etc.
    4. Ensures supervisor or clinician covering the office is notified if call is placed to physician with update, in case there are call-backs and office staff follow-up is necessary.
    5. Updates supervisor on regular basis regarding status of patients, including a consultation prior to any discharges.
    6. When case managing, assures that all caregivers receive necessary information for appropriate patient care, coordinating with them regularly, as outlined in agency policies.
    7. Provides thorough communications to other team members and coverage staff to ensure continuity of patient care.
  4. Documentation: 15%
    1. Thoroughly documents comprehensive assessment for home health admits.
    2. Documents towards patient goals based on home health POC at each visit.
    3. Completes required home health recertification paperwork within allotted 5 day window.
    4. Supervises home health aide at least every two weeks and documents supervision.
    5. Documents coordination of care of assigned case load with all other disciplines involved in patient’s care weekly.
    6. Develops accurate and individualized 485 POC within 48 hours of admission.
    7. Ensures medication profile is complete (i.e., “new” vs. “changed”, start and stop dates, all coumadin doses, IV meds, reason for prn meds, etc.) and consistent with physician’s orders.
    8. Documents all medication reconciliation activities.
    9. Thoroughly documents teaching provided to patient and/or caregivers (including paid help).
    10. Documents all coordination activities with caregivers (including paid help).
    11. Ensures any wound care, edema, IV, pain, etc. assessments are completed thoroughly and accurately per agency policy.
    12. Documents evidence of updates to physician for home health patients whenever there is a change in status.
    13. Ensures all home health documentation to be included in the medical record (except 485 as noted) is turned in within 72 hours of visit.
    14. Ensures all documentation included in the home health medical record is thorough, complete and accurate.
    15. Turns MD verbal orders into office within 24 hours of receipt for processing and mailing.
    16. Completes medical supply worksheets timely and accurately.
    17. Completes payroll paperwork timely and accurately.
    18. Keeps visit schedule in EMR current.
  5. Productivity: 20%
    1. Meets productivity standards as annually established.

ADORAY Home Health and Hospice, is located in Baldwin just, 45 minutes east of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and 40 miles west of Eau Claire, Wisconsin at exit 19 along I-94.

Click here to print an application and mail to ADORAY.

Send resume and cover letter to:

t.harrington@adorayhomecare.org

ADORAY Home Health and Hospice
Attn: Teresa Harrington
2231 Highway 12, Suite 201
Baldwin, WI 54002
Call:  715-684-5020 or 800-359-0174

Fax: 715-688-6477



Physical Therapist
Full-time, Part-time, or Casual Call

The ADORAY Physical Therapist organizes and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy services and occasionally acts as a case manager. The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing skilled physical therapy services and teaching to patients and their families in their place of residence. The Physical Therapist is responsible for ensuring the physician’s orders are carried out on a timely basis, coordinating with other disciplines involved in the patient’s care, on a regular basis. The Physical Therapist completes all necessary documentation and participates in other activities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a physical therapy program with curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or equivalent (as outlined in the Federal Register defining qualifications).
  • Minimum of two years of clinical experience preferred.
  • Current Wisconsin Physical Therapist license required, and Minnesota preferred.
  • Current Wisconsin driver’s license.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of Hospice and Home Health.
  • Ability to work autonomously and make independent judgments.
  • Ability to creatively problem solve.
  • Evidence of attendance of hospice training class or willingness to attend.
  • Basic computer skills.

Supervision:

Clinical therapy coordination and supervision received from Therapy Coordinator, with additional oversight from Home Health & Hospice Managers and Administrator as appropriate. Performance measured by direct observation, communication, patient outcomes, document reviews, payment denials, supervisory home visits, patient/family communication.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The Physical Therapist (PT) is regularly required to hear and talk, stand, sit, bend, squat, kneel, walk, use the hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools and controls. The PT is required to reach with hands and arms, to lift and/or support patient, and to perform therapy techniques utilizing proper body mechanics. The PT must be able to drive a motor vehicle. The Physical Therapist must be able to read medical instruments and files, including close vision and ability to adjust focus. The PT spends significant amount of time on the computer documenting visits. S/he may be exposed to filthy conditions, virus, disease, and/or infection from patients and specimens in the working environment. The PT will occasionally be exposed to cleaning chemicals. The Physical Therapist will frequently lift, carry or move up to 30 pounds, occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. The PT duties include office work and travel to patient’s homes, and may include difficult driving conditions including, rain or snow, road construction, etc.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ADORAY Home Health and Hospice, is located in Baldwin just, 45 minutes east of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and 40 miles west of Eau Claire, Wisconsin at exit 19 along I-94.

Click here to print an application and mail to ADORAY.

Send resume and cover letter to:

t.harrington@adorayhomecare.org

ADORAY Home Health and Hospice
Attn: Teresa Harrington
2231 Highway 12, Suite 201
Baldwin, WI 54002
Call:  715-684-5020 or 800-359-0174

Fax: 715-688-6477



Social Worker - MSW
Casual Call (.4 to 16 hours)

The ADORAY Home Health and Hospice MSW Social Worker provides services to both the hospice and home health programs. The individual performs psychosocial assessments and planning; and implements and evaluates care. She/he is an active participant in the Hospice Inter-disciplinary Teams meetings. The individual provides support and education to patients, families, staff, and the communities we serve. Additionally, this individual will provide emotional support to the patients and their families.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a school of social work holding a master’s degree from a social work curriculum accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • One year of social work experience in a medical or mental health field required.
  • One year of Hospice experience preferred.
  • Believes in and has working knowledge of the hospice concept of care.
  • Current Wisconsin license required.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Willing to be available during non-scheduled work hours for occasional consultation or visits.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of Hospice and Home Health.
  • Ability to work autonomously and make independent judgments.
  • Ability to creatively problem solve.
  • Evidence of attendance of hospice training class or willingness to attend.

Supervision:

Minimal supervision received from ADORAY Hospice and/or Home Health Manager. Performance measured by direct observation, communication, patient outcomes, documentation reviews, supervisory home visits, patient/family communication.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The MSW Social Worker is regularly required to hear and talk, stand, sit, walk, and drive a motor vehicle. The MSW Social Worker spends significant amount of time on the computer documenting visits. The MSW Social Worker may be exposed to filthy conditions, virus, disease and infection from patients in the working environment. The MSW Social Worker duties include office work and travel to patient’s homes, and may include difficult driving conditions including, rain or snow, road construction, etc. The MSW Social Worker will occasionally lift, carry or move up to 10 pounds.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ADORAY Home Health and Hospice, is located in Baldwin just, 45 minutes east of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and 40 miles west of Eau Claire, Wisconsin at exit 19 along I-94.

Click here to print an application and mail to ADORAY.

Send resume and cover letter to:

t.harrington@adorayhomecare.org

ADORAY Home Health and Hospice
Attn: Teresa Harrington
2231 Highway 12, Suite 201
Baldwin, WI 54002
Call:  715-684-5020 or 800-359-0174

Fax: 715-688-6477




Last Updated: September 23, 2014