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Registered Nurse (Rn), Home Health

Company: Valley Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Who We AreINDD1Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.What You Will Do:The home health nurse provides direct patient care in the patient's home environment as part of a multidisciplinary team including PT, OT, speech, social work and the home health aide. The nurse evaluates patients and uses professional judgment to design the individualized plan of care which best meets the patient's needs. The nurse provides direct, one-on-one patient care, and supervises care provided by aides. The home health agency relies heavily on technology; e-mail is a primary means of communication and documentation is completed in an electronic medical record via laptop. The patient population varies widely across the spectrums of acuity, age, and diagnoses. Additional job duties include performance improvement work, policy and procedure review and development, research, etc. Working in home health provides endless variety of setting, scenery, and clinical challenges, and provides a unique opportunity to enter and work within the real life environments of our patients, bringing meaningful change to their daily lives.What You Will Bring:Temperament:This position requires a person with a positive attitude, who is pleasant and cooperative, displaying a professional demeanor with patients, families' physicians and fellow employees. This position requires the ability to remain productive under stress. Demonstrates VALUES behavior in all interactions.EducationAssociates Nursing (RN Diploma, ASN or ADN) requiredBachelors Nursing (BSN) preferredExperienceCertification & LicensuresRN License required *BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) American Heart 'Healthcare Provider' (HCP) AHA approved required **Relevant Specialty Certification preferredValid driver's license and reliable transportation required.* Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible to practice pending licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For VA may have a Multi-state license, under the Nurse Licensure Compact. West Virginia licensure as a Registered Nurse is required within 3 months of hire.** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.Valid drivers license and reliable transportation requiredQualifications Competent to provide care based on the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development Competent to provide care using the nursing process Must have a reliable means of phone communication with hospitalWhat You Will Get: Competitive salary Flexible scheduling Health Insurance Paid Time Off Wellness Program Tuition Assistance Retirement Plan Life Insurance*some benefits are subject to change due to job statusWe celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.EOEGrade133FLSA ClassificationNon-exemptPhysical Demand20 A Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Patient Care Tech.Criminal Background ChecksVA State Police and WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares)3rd party Background CheckCentral Registry *required prior to working with minors

Keywords: Valley Health, Norfolk , Registered Nurse (Rn), Home Health, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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