Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care
Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Posted on: November 9, 2018
Description:Job SummaryProvides professional nursing care for assigned patients according to established standards and practices on an intermittent basis in the home. Duties include assessment of patients, developing plan of care, implementing the plan of care and evaluating plan of care. Position requires a high quality of care in order to meet the Hospital's core mission. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.General requirements
Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License, reliable transportation, and current automobile liability insurance for travel to patient's home. Must furnish report of Motor Vehicle Records for the pas three (3) years.
Must spend 50-75% of work time in patient's residence.
Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesWorking Conditions
General environment\: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.Qualification:Education Requirements
2 year / Associate Degree in from a state accredited School of Professional Nursing (Required)
4 year / Bachelor's Degree in from a state accredited School of Professional Nursing (Preferred)Experience Requirements
1 -2 years General Medical Surgical Nursing Experience(Required)
1 -2 years Hospice or Home Care Experience(Preferred)General Skills
Organizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Mathematical,Analytical,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills.Physical Requirements
Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
Have near normal vision\: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
Have good manual dexterity
Have good eye-hand-foot coordination
Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motionPhysical Demands
Occasionally within shift (1-33%) \: Sitting,Climbing,Twist at waist,Reaching above shoulder.
Frequently within shift (34-66%) \: Walking,Bending/Stooping,Pushing/Pulling.
Continuously within shift (67-100%) \: Standing.Certifications and Licensures
Required Certifications/Licensures \: Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license,Basic Life Support (BLS).
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