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Job ID: 59968
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
Reporting and accountable to the Nurse Leader, the Home Health Nurse is responsible for coordinating and delivering patient care utilizing the nursing process in a home setting under the direction of a physician.
• Organizes and delivers nursing plan of care in the home setting.
• Collaborates with the patient’s interdisciplinary care team, which may include physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and/or speech therapists, to develop care plan under the direction of a physician.
• Synthesizes data in complex situations to determine priorities for care, including appropriate physical, psychosocial, education and safety needs, in order to help patients maintain their independence.
• Defines independent schedule in coordination with scheduling support team.
• Organizes and prioritizes care according to patient/family needs. Consults with appropriate resources in a timely fashion regarding patients with complex care issues or unusual teaching needs.
• Communicates with patient/family to prepare or update the plan of care using cultural competency and active listening. Develops relationships with patients and their families that promote their ability to advocate for patient and family needs.
• Develops clinical and operational excellence in self and in peers through education and training.
• Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by orientation/skills checklist. Duties include but are not confined to:
o Administering IVs
o Wound care
o Updating plan of care
o Use of electronic medical records (EMR) system
• Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of North Carolina or one of compact states by the first day of clinical care.
• One (1) year of practice as a registered nurse (RN) in a hospital setting
• Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a personally owned vehicle, or access to another form of transit compatible with role’s productivity standards
• Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
• Experience working in EPIC
• OASIS experience
• One (1) year of home health experience
Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC
Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care
Organization Unit: Home Health
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Weekend
Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, status as a protected veteran or political affiliation.
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