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Home Care Nurse (RN), HH/Hspc- Venango County

Company: UPMC
Location: Franklin
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

**Description****VNA of Venango County is hiring a Professional Staff Nurse to join its team!****This is a Full-Time position working mainly Monday-Friday, Daylight hours with weekend shifts every 3rd weekend.****Currently offering up to a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus to those who qualify!**Join the team that's providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Home Health 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 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.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 the ability to be true patient advocates.**Responsibilities:**+ Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues.+ Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers accountable for healthy relationships.+ Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life. Models safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyle.+ Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace.+ Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff.+ Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care as well as transition to another level of care and/or home.+ Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues, may serve as a preceptor. Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.+ Applies the nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healing environment.+ Formulates daily goals and a plan of care for patients that involves the patient as partner and considers the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner.+ Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care.+ Practices solid communication skills, and is able to articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices.+ Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers. Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction.+ Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families and colleagues.+ Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.+ Actively participates in unit-based shared governance, goal setting and supports the change and transition process to improve quality of care and the practice environment.+ Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership.+ Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment.+ Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change process.+ Actively participates in department or unit-specific quality improvement efforts.+ Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management.+ Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service.+ Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest, discusses opportunities for quality improvement at multidisciplinary rounds, and influences patients' plans of care.**Qualifications**+ Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing 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.**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+ Automotive Insurance+ Driver's License+ Act 33 with renewal+ Act 34+ OAPSA**UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran**REQNUMBER: 672552064

Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Home Care Nurse (RN), HH/Hspc- Venango County, Healthcare , Franklin, Pennsylvania

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