Registered Nurse (RN), Home Health - Blair County
Posted on: May 31, 2021
This is a great
opportunity for a registered nurse looking for flexible scheduling
options and to provide one on one individualized care to patients in their
Details (Full Time)
- $15,000 sign-on
bonus available for nurses with over two years of
- $10,000 sign-on
bonus available for nurses with less than two years of
Professional Staff Nurse at UPMC Home Healthcare, you will
wages, with a BSN differential
- An incomparable
- 100% Tuition
Reimbursement for your BSN/MSN degree through approved
- A generous
Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder,
with opportunities for continued growth and advancement!
Join the team that’s providing the
highest quality of home health care to patients in our communities.
With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an
academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a
continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees
safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19
Make a true impact in your community on
our home health team, 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
The Professional Staff Nurse is responsible for the delivery of
skilled nursing services to patients in their homes according to
the physician's plan of care, agency policies and procedures,
fiscal intermediaries, regulatory agencies and bodies and within
recognized standards of nursing practice. Must possess the ability
to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each
patient's requirements relative to the population served.
- Attend compliance training and
adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and
- Focuses on customer service and
continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner
that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
- Assigns other nursing personnel,
including LPNs and Aides to assist in the appropriate delivery of
services as ordered on the plan of care to the
- Supervises and teaches other
nursing personnel including LPNs and Home Health
- Identifies, investigates and
recommends solutions to organization issues.
- Identifies any deficits or
exceptional performance issues of other nursing personnel, LPNs and
Aides, and recommends solutions.
- Proven ability to facilitate
- Coordinates case management
activities within a multi disciplinary health care team to insure
appropriate delivery of services to patient.
- Initiates, coordinates and insures
ongoing communication with the physician and other members of the
health care team.
- Attends and participates in patient
care conferences, team meetings and other related
- Performs duties and job
responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service
management philosophy of UPMC Home Health Care towards patients,
visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the
organization. Identifies, develops and participates in process
improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will
enhance the quality of the services we provide.
- Provides direct patient care,
evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care process as indicated to
ensure optimal patient care.
- Initiates, coordinates and
evaluates patient and family centered health
- Establishes the plan of care in
collaboration with the physician, patient and UM Professional in
accordance with the physician orders and patient
- Advises and consults with family
and other agency personnel, as appropriate.
- Completes documentation including
visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders accurately and
promptly on the laptop device or in written documentation while in
the patient's home and within the agency's and regulatory
standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same
- Exercise independent judgment in
matters concerning emergent and non-emergent patient care needs and
communicate with the physician Participates in on-call coverage
rotation for the agency
- Graduate of an accredit
school of professional nursing required.
- Bachelor's degree
- UPMC Home Health Care
approved certification preferred.
- Minimum of 6 months of
nursing experience in an Acute Care Facility or Skilled Care
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC approved national certification preferred. Current
Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. CPR
required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and
skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
- Automotive Insurance OR Basic Life
Support (BLS) OR Driver's License
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- Act 33
- Act 34
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and
salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual
experience and education.
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