Home Health VNA

  • RN-Home Health *Assessment Specialist*

    Job Locations US-MA-Lowell
    Department
    VNA - Lowell
    Job ID
    2018-2245
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours (posting)
    Regular Part-Time
    Hours Per Week
    24
    Shift
    Days
    Schedule From:
    8:00 AM
    Schedule To:
    4:30 PM
  • Overview

    Are you seeking a career with a company that values, respects and appreciates their employees?

    The Community Health RN/Visiting Nurse provides comprehensive nursing services to individuals and families in the community. Need to have the ability to clearly communicate assessment findings and recommendations to physicians, and the ability to engage and educate patients and families to help them to independently manage their conditions.  **Assessment Specialist**

    Responsibilities

    • RN utilizes the nursing process in planning, providing and evaluating skilled nursing care to individuals and families. 
    • RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment including physiological, psychological and environmental factors.
    • RN develops, evaluates, and revises patient care goals in conjunction with the patient and family.
    • RN coordinates goal directed, cost effective care for primary patients and demonstrates appropriate use of community resources  to deliver comprehensive individualized care.
    • RN communicates with MD, family and interdisciplinary  care providers to clarify care and increase awareness of significant changes in condition in a timely manner.
    • RN maintains effective working relationships with patients/families, referral sources, physicians, community resources and insurance representatives
    • RN provides adequate education and training of patients and families. 
    • Assists with training of new nursing staff. 
    • Takes initiative in self-growth and professional development.
    • RN discharges patients when goals are met.

    Qualifications

    • Active license as an RN in MA & NH (or willingness to obtain a NH license).
    • A minimum of one year recent acute care nursing (RN) experience. 
    • Previous experience as a visiting nurse/home care a plus.

     

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