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Professional Staff Nurse, RN (Home Health-Erie)

  • Job ID: 506157974
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Great Lakes Home Health & Hospice
  • Department: GL HH Nursing
  • Location: 1700 Peach St, Erie PA 16501
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.57 to $36.89 / hour

Description

UPMC Home Health Care is in search of a Full-Time RN to join our team! The person in this role will service the Erie area. This role is a maternal child health/med surg position.

Experienced RNs are eligible for a $15,000 sign on bonus! 

  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction. Assigns other nursing personnel, including LPNs and Aides to assist in the appropriate delivery of services as ordered on the plan of care to the patient. Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel including LPNs and Home Health Aides. Identifies, investigates and recommends solutions to organization issues. Identifies any deficits or exceptional performance issues of other nursing personnel, LPNs and Aides, and recommends solutions. Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • 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
  • 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 Healthcare and Family Hospice towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the agency that will enhance the quality of the services we provide.
  • Completes an initial and comprehensive assessment of patient.
  • 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 interdisciplinary team members in accordance with the physician orders and patient needs. Advises and consults with family and other agency personnel, as appropriate.
  • Completes all necessary documentation which may include visit assessment, plan of treatment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders accurately and promptly in electronic documentation system while in the patient's home and within the agency's and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day.
  • Exercises independent judgement in matters concerning emergent and non-emergent patient care needs and communicates with the physician.
  • Participates in on-call coverage rotation for the agency.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the UPMC standard of care delivery and proficiency in all aspects of patient care, to include complex and/or specialized care.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Assigns other interdisciplinary team members to assist in the appropriate delivery of services as ordered on the plan of care to the patient.
  • Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel including LPNs and Home Health Aides.
  • Identifies, investigates and recommends solutions to organization issues.
  • Identifies any deficits or exceptional performance issues of other nursing personnel, LPNs and Aides, and recommends solutions.
  • Demonstrates ability to facilitate change.
  • Attends compliance training and adheres to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Constructively receives feedback and direction. Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs.
  • Recognizes limitations and requests assistance and direction to meet performance goals
  • Coordinates case management activities within an interdisciplinary health care team to ensure appropriate delivery of services to patient.
  • Initiates, coordinates and ensures ongoing communication with the physician and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience in an Acute Care or Skilled Care Facility or Home Health or Hospice Care required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancilliary and support staff, other departments, and patients and their families
  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.
  • Demonstrates good clinical judgement, critical thinking, and problem solving abilities.
  • Mobility and visual manual dexterity.
  • Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting, and positioning of patients.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC approved national certification preferred. Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse either in the state where the facility is located or in a state covered by a licensure compact agreement with the state where the facility is located. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

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  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

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