Home Health VNA

  • Maternal Child Health (MCH)

    Job Locations US-MA-Lawrence
    Department
    VNA-Maternal/Child Health (MCH)
    Job ID
    2018-2255
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours (posting)
    Regular Part-Time
    Hours Per Week
    32 hours with every 4th weekend
    Shift
    Days
    Schedule From:
    8:00 AM
    Schedule To:
    4:30 PM
  • Overview

    Exciting opportunity available to be part of a highly skilled team providing home care to a diverse caseload.

     

    This Maternal Child Health (MCH) Nurse position provides in home comprehensive nursing services to mothers, children and their families in the community. We are seeking an experienced MCH Registered nurse with excellent communication skills and the ability to function independently in the home. Our nurses provide direct nursing care and case management to perinatal patients and pediatric patients with a focus on oncology. 

    **32/hours with Every 4th Weekend**

    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 RN license in MA and NH (or willingness to obtain both state licenses).
    • A minimum of two year recent acute care nursing (RN), MCH and pediatric oncology experience.
    • Adult MedSurg experience.
    • Previous experience as a visiting nurse/home care a plus.
    • Bilingual candidates highly preferred.

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