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Registered Nurse ( RN ) - Home Health

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Job Description


Registered Nurse ( RN ) - Home Health



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION

  • Responsible for the diagnoses and treatment of human responses to actual or potential health problems.
  • Provides direct and indirect patient care services, primarily delivered on a visiting and intermittent basis in the patient’s home under a physician’s plan of treatment and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Home Health Agency.
  • Understanding of HIPAA, Corporate Compliance, Risk Management and Patient Safety.
  • Performs all job requirements in a manner that exemplifies the Mission Statement of Jewish Geriatric Services.
  • Adheres to Nurse Practice Act.
  • Full and part time positions require on call rotation for weekday evenings, weekends, and holidays.  For per diem positions, on call rotation to be determined by the director/designee upon hire.
  • Other projects as identified and assigned.

 

 

Jewish Geriatric Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/H

Affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keyword : 

CT2211983



Job Requirements

 

Registered Nurse ( RN ) - Home Health



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a NLN approved school for professional nursing.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Massachusetts.
  • CPR certified.
  • Driver’s license, clean driving record, and available vehicle.
  • Three years of current nursing experience.
  • Two years experience as RN in home health care.
  • One Year experience in long term care, home care or assisted living.
  • Preferably 2 years experience in geriatric nursing.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to post acute care.
  • Demonstrated skill in physical assessment.
  • IV Therapy Skills desirable.
  • Ability to function well in emergencies
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by policies of the facility, which include a medical and physical examination.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems, applications, and other office equipment.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to move throughout workday and perform physical activities, including sitting, standing, bending, twisting, stooping, and lifting/moving/pushing/pulling up to 60 lbs. without assistance.
  • Frequently climbs in and out of a car.  May frequently ascend/descend stairs, uneven surfaces, or obstacles that may be located indoors or outdoors, and may not be handicapped accessible.
  • Must maintain balance that is necessary for ordinary locomotion and body equilibrium.
  • Sensory needs.  Must possess fine motor skills, visual acuity and those senses necessary for patient assessment/evaluation, communication and driving, including sight, touch, hearing and smell.

 

Job Snapshot

Post Date 6/10/2015
Location Longmeadow, MA
Other Pay Competitive
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Managed Care
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID RN - Home Health
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