Lifetime Care Weekend On-Call RN - Premium Pay Rate in Lyons, New York


SUMMARY: The On-Call RN is responsible for responding to calls from triage staff members regarding home care patients who require after-hours visits and for making appropriate clinical interventions after normal working hours seven days a week, including holidays.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Adheres to all policies and operating procedures as well as Agency and community standards.
  • Responds to requests to visits patients in a timely compassionate manner.
  • Gathers information from the caller regarding the presenting problem.
  • Makes a home visit to conduct a clinical record when needed.
  • Selects and implements appropriate clinical interventions, obtaining physician orders when required.
  • Accesses and advises the triage nurse of interventions in a timely manner when appropriate.
  • Communicates all salient details of the contact to appropriate individuals including the patient’s attending physician, the primary nurse and the manager, team as needed to assure continuity of care.
  • Documents each of these contacts (including clinical data, assessment, interventions and content of communication) in the patient’s clinical record in a timely manner.
  • Consults with the administrator on-call as needed for advice and decisions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies’ mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing, a valid NYS RN license, BSN** -or-** one year of home care nursing experience required.
  • Two years acute care (med/surg type) experience desirable.
  • Ability to travel and a valid NYS driver’s license required.
  • Must demonstrate solid interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Basic computer skills are necessary, including but not limited to the ability to navigate on a personal computer within a Windows based operating environment; the ability to access and create basic e-mail messages; and the ability to open, edit, and save basic electronic documents if necessary.
  • With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilize new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary.

Physical Requirements: In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Requisition Number: 16-1185

Post Date: 9/30/2016

Title: Weekend On-Call RN - Premium Pay Rate

Job Type: Full Time

City: Lyons

State: NY