Registered Nurse (Home Health)-75009 ***sign-on bonus eligible***

US-OR-Forest Grove
Department
THH Skilled Nursing-61202
Req #
2017-4028
Job Type
Part Time (benefits eligible)
Shift
Days
# of Openings
0
Classification
Non-Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
48

Overview

When it comes to community, everyone has a part to play. For us, it's an honor and a duty to help those near us receive the best medical care possible. That's why, since our beginnings in 1918, we've worked hard to provide quality, convenient care for our patients. Throughout our growth and expansion, we have become a strong community-governed, not for profit, healthcare system. We take pride in our excellent quality of work and all of our services provided, creating an atmosphere that benefits our staff and patients alike.

 

At Tuality Healthcare we recognize that the foundation for providing excellent care begins with recruiting exceptional candidates and cultivating the talents of our current employees.

Summary of Duties

Provides quality care to patients in their homes under the direction of a physician.  The nurse evaluates safety concerns and coordinates home health care services that reflect the home health care agency philosophy and standards.

Hiring Competencies

a)    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Nursing preferred. A copy of your highest academic diploma or transcript required upon hire.

b)    License: Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Oregon required. 

Current Oregon or Washington Drivers license and at least 4 years of holding a driver’s license.

No more than 1 accident or moving violation on or off the job within the past 12 months and no conviction for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) within the past 5 years.

Current automobile accident insurance with coverage limits of $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 or combined $300,000 limits and name Tuality Healthcare as the “additional insured”.

c)    Certification:  Current Healthcare Provider BLS required or within 90-day of hire.

d)    One-year experience in hospital medical/surgical nursing preferred.

e)    One-year experience in home health care or public health nursing preferred.

f)     Experience in physical assessments of geriatric patients preferred.

g)    Critical care, oncology, or intravenous skills preferred.

h)    Excellent customer service skills.

i)     Ability to work without direct supervision required.

j)     Excellent communication skills.

k)    Knowledge of nursing principles and practices required.

l)     Knowledge of the nursing process and its applications to patient care required.

m)   Provides care appropriate to the age of patients served on the job.

n)    Must be able to develop skills in use of computerized information/Allscripts system used in home care setting.

o)    Excellent documentation skills required.

p)    Professional personal appearance makes a good first impression.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND PHYSICAL HAZARDS:

         Percentage of Time Spent:

% of time

Physical Requirement

30-60%

Standing

30-60%

Sitting

1-30%

Walking

1-30%

Lifting / Carrying

Physically Demanding Tasks:  Transporting patients and running IVs in confined environments.

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