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Professional Staff Nurse Home Health (Fayette/Westmoreland)

  • Job ID: 927668896
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Fayette Home Care & Hospice
  • Department: FHC HH Nursing
  • Location: 110 Youngstown Rd, Lemont Furnace PA 15456
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.57 to $36.89 / hour

Description

Join Fayette Home Care and Hospice and provide one-on-one care and teaching with patients and families!


Currently offering a $5,000 Sign On Bonus to those who qualify!


Home health nursing can provide you with an impactful career that also provides opportunities for advancement, access to the most modern equipment and technology, and excellent benefits. Our home health nurses love the flexible daylight hours, one-on-one patient care, independence, focus on patient education, and having the ability to be true patient advocates.


Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care to patients in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Make a true impact in your community on our home health team, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.


Job title and salary will be based upon qualifications and career ladder requirements.


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates case management activities within a multi disciplinary health care team to insure appropriate delivery of services to patient. 
  • Initiates, coordinates and insures ongoing communication with the physician and other members of the health care team. 
  • Attends and participates in patient care conferences, team meetings and other related meetings. 
  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home Health Care towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization. 
  • Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of the services we provide.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care process as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. 
  • Initiates, coordinates and evaluates patient and family centered health teaching. 
  • Establishes the plan of care in collaboration with the physician, patient and UM Professional in accordance with the physician orders and patient needs. 
  • Advises and consults with family and other agency personnel, as appropriate. 
  • Completes documentation including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders accurately and promptly on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency's and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day. 
  • Exercise independent judgment in matters concerning emergent and non-emergent patient care needs and communicate with the physician 
  • Participates in on-call coverage rotation for the agency

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredit school of professional nursing required. Bachelor's degree preferred. UPMC Home Health Care approved certification preferred. Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience in an Acute Care Facility or Skilled Care Facility MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL REGISTERED NURSE Certification in psychiatric nursing by the American Nurse Association preferredMaster's degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing: Must have nursing experience within the last three years in the psychiatric or mental health unit of a hospital, a partial hospitalization program, an outpatient psychiatric clinic, or psychiatric home care Bachelor's degree in nursing: Must have one year of recent (within the last three years) nursing experience in the psychiatric hospital or mental health unit of a hospital, a partial hospitalization program, an outpatient psychiatric clinic, or psychiatric home care. Diploma or associate's degree in nursing: Must have two years recent (within the last three years) nursing experience in the psychiatric or mental health unit of a hospital, a partial hospitalization program, an outpatient psychiatric clinic, or psychiatric home care.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC approved national certification preferred. Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

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