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Office Locations Providing Skilled Nursing Services

West Palm Beach, FL Philadelphia Home Health

The clinical teams are composed of nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides, while our West Palm Beach location also offers Physical and Occupational Therapists. These licensed professionals communicate with your doctors, educate your family, and act as liaisons and advocates in the community environment.

Our services (based on location) offer:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Home Health Aides
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

 

Our services are provided on a shift schedule and are based on the doctor’s orders and the client’s needs. Our team is with you at every step – managing appointments, equipment, and connecting you or your loved one to the best care professional and services that will benefit their long-term success.

Medication Management
Medication Management
Intravenous Infusions
Intravenous Infusions
Patient Assessments
Patient Assessments
Complex Wound Dressings
Complex Wound Dressings
Monitoring Vitals
Monitoring Vitals
Enteral Feeding/Trach Tube Feeding
Enteral Feeding/Trach Tube Feeding

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FAQ’s
What makes Open Systems Healthcare different from other agencies?

At Open Systems Healthcare, our goal is to not just be another agency, but to act as a real partner for you and your care. We establish this close relationship by having a strong team that is:

  • Committed to Your Care Experience: Every OSH employee, from our caregivers to the teams in our branches, shares the goal of empowering you to live life on your own terms.
  • Rigorous Caregiver Screening: Our caregivers undergo challenging interviews and background checks to ensure you’re receiving care from the absolute best in the field.
  • Prioritizing Compliance: We adhere to the highest standards of healthcare compliance and we conduct our own rigid internal audits regularly. Your safety and privacy are of the utmost importance to us.
  • Professional and Personal: At OSH, our offices aren’t franchises and you’ll never speak to a call center. You’ll always speak to someone who understands your case and is available to you 24/7.
Why choose Open Systems Healthcare for Skilled Nursing services?

Our Skilled Nursing services are held to exceptional care and compliance standards. Specifically, our Skilled Nursing services use three major areas as our ‘North Star’ to exceeding expectations and guaranteeing client satisfaction:

  • Team-Based Approach: Our skilled nurses work with your primary care physician and home care provider to deliver your care as a team. While our Skilled Nursing services are available to Florida residents, we’ll work with your primary care physician wherever he or she may reside. Your physician will be highly involved with your care.
  • Exceptional Service: At OSH, there is nothing more important to every member of our team than providing you with quality, top-notch service. We will go above and beyond – both in our office and with our caregivers and nurses – to ensure you receive the highest quality care.
  • Strong Relationships: Finding the right private duty nurse is one of the most important steps of the process. Your OSH team will work with you to find the best match for your specific needs. Our focus is on building strong, lasting relationships with you – both for your nurse and with our entire office.
What can I expect Skilled Nursing to help me with?

Our RNs or LPNs assist with patients requiring medical services and perform basic nursing care in addition to attending to specific medical needs in the patient’s care plan. Examples of medical services include:

  • Wound care
  • Cardiac and post-op care
  • In-home infusion/IV
  • Indwelling catheter care
  • Medication management
  • Patient teaching
How soon can we receive care from Open Systems Healthcare?

Although there are many factors that go into assigning start of care, our office’s Administrative and Clinical Staff will always provide open, transparent communication. As part of the process, we coordinate with your primary care and specialty physicians (when applicable) as well as assign appropriate staff to fit your case. This can happen in as little as 24 hours, but may also take weeks depending on the level of care and safety of putting those services in place.

How active will we be in selecting our private caregiver?

At OSH, it is a priority for all staff to meet and greet with any patient prior to the start of care. We believe your input and decisions are essential parts of owning your care here. We’ll provide you with a range of caregivers to choose from, and you can be as active as you would like in selecting your private caregiver. Our team can also make recommendations based on your preferences and care requirements. OSH’s challenging interviews and background checks ensure the screening process is thorough. We also verify all credentials and stay up-to-date on documentation to take away any stress and responsibilities you might incur if you hired a care provider directly.

What are the normal hours a nurse reports to the home?

Schedules vary depending on the hours that have been prescribed by a doctor, approved by the insurance company, and in coordination with each family.

How does OSH screen nurses?

Each nurse is screened by our Human Resource Coordinator, as well as our Recruiters and Clinical Staff. They must pass a clinical competency exam, provide adequate health screenings and professional references, as well as have a valid nursing license. Nurses are also screened in our skills lab before coming to your home.

Does OSH background screen nurses?

Yes. Our nurses must pass the required state background screenings before coming to your home.

How does Open Systems Healthcare ensure nurses have the skills to work with my loved one?

During the screening and orientation process, all nurses are tested in our comprehensive skills lab. Nurses must pass the skills lab in order to provide care for your loved one.

How does OSH communicate the schedule and/or schedule changes?

We communicate with you any time there is a schedule change. Additionally, you will have access to our online portal to review your schedule at any time. We will always discuss with you which form of communication you prefer; call, text, email etc. We also send a monthly schedule to you for review.

How do I reach Open Systems Healthcare during non-business hours, weekends, and holidays?

Our team is accessible anytime at our on-call line. There is always someone from OSH available to assist you, and you’ll never speak with a call center. You can reach our West Palm Beach office at (561) 515-3050 and our Philadelphia Home Health office at (484) 439-4546.

Does OSH have the appropriate state licenses/accreditations?

OSH prides itself on compliance. We are state and federally licensed and have achieved the highest accreditation available to home health organizations.

How long has OSH been providing Home Health services in Florida?

Open Systems Healthcare established our Home Health services in Florida in 2014.

Will my loved one have the same group of nurses every week?

Our goal is to provide you with a care team that is consistent. We schedule our nurses to work permanent cases. If a nurse is no longer available for your case, we work to find a permanent replacement.

I am currently receiving Home Health services from another agency. I would like to transfer my services to OSH, how do I go about this?

Give us a call and we will walk you through the process. We have staff on hand who are trained to handle transitions and would be happy to begin working with you.

How do I know which private caregiver waiver, if any, I qualify for?

We are experts at understanding Medicaid, Medicare and various health insurance plans — if you have a question about which private caregiver waivers you are qualified to receive, call us directly at 1-855-616-2662. We’ll walk you through the process.

How do we pay for our caregiver?

OSH handles all the payroll and tax requirements for all caregivers.