UnityPoint Health RN Visit Nurse, Pediatrics in Waterloo, Iowa
RN Visit Nurse – Home Health
UnityPoint at Home – Waterloo, IA
$1,000 Sign on bonus
Full-time: Evening/Overnight Hours
Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off/Holidays, Critical Care Coverage, Parental Leave, Annual Pay Raise and more!!
Perks of working in Home Health:
Monday-Friday schedules with call/weekend rotation
Care for a diverse patient population within your own community
Work independently & have the ability to work remotely
The Home Care Registered Nurse uses clinical nursing knowledge, physical assessment, teaching and procedural skills to deliver high quality patient care in the patient’s place of residence. The RN contributes to the development of the home health plan of care. The RN delivers patient care directed by the physician as established in the home health plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and exceptional patient experience.
Patient Care/Care Coordination
Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health nursing services and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
Performs initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
Performs nursing assessment at each visit in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
Provides patient, caregiver and family counseling and education as indicated in the plan of care.
Assists the RN Case Manager in the development and ongoing update to a plan of care that specifies the care and services needed to meet patient-specific needs determined during the comprehensive assessment and includes measurable outcomes that will occur as a result of implementing and coordinating the plan of care.
Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entries.
Participates in evening, night and weekend coverage to ensure nursing services are accessible to all patients 24 hours a day, 7 days per week (schedules and rotations determined by region).
Graduate of State Board approved program for Registered Nurses and valid license as RN in state(s) where providing care.
One year of nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.
Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements.
Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.
Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.
CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.
Basic knowledge of current, frequently used medications, including modes of administration, actions and side effects.
Competency in variety of nursing skills and ability to perform without supervision (NPWT, complex wound care, IV therapy, catheter care, ostomy care, chronic disease management assessment and teaching).
Requisition ID: 2020-75691
Street: 3731 University Ave
Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
Name: SN Hours- Ext- WL
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, Overnight Shift with weekend rotation
External Company Name: UnityPoint Health
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org