Registered Nurse - Home Health (Venango County)
Posted on: September 14, 2021
Venango County is hiring a Registered
a Casual/Per Deim role.
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
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
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
Job title and salary will be based upon
qualifications and career ladder
- Develops and maintains productive working relationships
internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for
actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience
by building healing relationships with patients, families and
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Minimum six months experience.
- BSN preferred.
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
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Driver's License
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- Act 33
- Act 34
- UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Registered Nurse - Home Health (Venango County), Other , Franklin, Pennsylvania
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