Professional Staff Nurse- Home Health- (IV Therapy) (East Pittsburgh and Surrounding)

Compensation

: $47,070.00 - $61,740.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Description

Join UPMC Home Health and provide one-on-one care andteaching with patients and families!

Home health nursing can provide you with an impactfulcareer that also provides opportunities for advancement, access to the mostmodern equipment and technology, and excellent benefits. Our home health nurseslove the flexible daylight hours, one-on-one patient care, independence, focuson patient education, and having the ability to be true patient advocates.

job title and salary will be based uponqualifications and career ladder requirements.

Responsibilities:

Coordinates case managementactivities within a multi-disciplinary health care team to insure appropriatedelivery of services to patients

Attends and participates inpatient care conferences, team meetings and other related meetings

Performs duties and jobresponsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service managementphilosophy of UPMC Home Health Care towards patients, visitors, staff, peers,physicians and other departments within the organization

Identifies, develops andparticipates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agencythat will enhance the quality of the services we provide.

Supervises and teaches othernursing personnel including LPNs and Home Health Aides

Identifies, investigates andrecommends solutions to organization issues. Identifies any deficits orexceptional performance issues of other nursing personnel, LPNs and Aides, andrecommends solutions

Initiates, coordinates andevaluates patient and family centered health teaching

Establishes the plan of carein collaboration with the physician, patient and UM Professional in accordancewith the physician orders and patient needs.Completes documentationincluding visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders accurately andpromptly on the laptop device or in written documentation while in thepatient's home and within the agency's and regulatory standards

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accreditedschool of professional nursing required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • UPMC Home Health Care approvedcertification preferred
  • Minimum of 6 months of nursingexperience in an Acute Care Facility or Skilled Care Facility


  • Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • UPMCapproved national certification preferred.
  • CurrentPennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • CPR required based on AHAstandards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration componentwithin 30 days of hire
  • Act 33 Child Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support or CardioPulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Older Adult ProtectiveServices Act
  • Registered Nurse


  • UPMCis an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals withDisabilities

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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