Registered Nurse (Home Health)-75009

US-OR-Forest Grove
Department
THH Skilled Nursing-61202
Req #
2017-4326
Job Type
Part Time (benefits eligible)
Shift
Days
# of Openings
1
Classification
Non-Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
48

Overview

At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 

 

Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

 

Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

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 Driver's license and at least 21 years old with at least two years' experience in the type of vehicle being driven. No more than one accident and two moving violations or two accidents and one violation or no accidents and three violations on or off the job within the past 36 months. No conviction for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), suspended, auto felony convictions or other serious violations within the past 36 months.

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.

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.

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