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Registered Nurse (RN), Home Health Hospice (Potter, McKean, Tioga, and Cameron Counties)

  • Job ID: 787242841
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8-4:30 On call rotation nights/weekends
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice
  • Department: HH Susq SN
  • Location: 102 S Main Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.24 to $38.18 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring a Full-Time Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) for Potter, McKean, and a small portion of Tioga and Cameron counties.  This position requires on-call rotation of nights and weekends.  Travel is reimbursed at the Federal mileage reimbursement rate.  If you are looking for flexible scheduling options and one-on-one care, apply today!

***This position is eligible for a generous Sign-On Bonus.  Please apply for more details.***

Responsibilities:

  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization's 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 organizational 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 patients.
  • 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 the 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's 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 the 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
  • 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 the patient.
  • 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.
  • Assigns other interdisciplinary team members to assist in the appropriate delivery of services as ordered on the plan of care to the patient.
  • 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

 

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing is required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

UPMC approved certification 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 judgment, 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 is 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)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • OAPSA

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