Professional Registered Nurse, RN - Hospice Overnight Triage
Home Health Care Nursing
Full-Time, Salaried - Nights, Every 4th Weekend Rotation, 1 Summer & 1 Winter Holiday/Year - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Reporting to the Home Health Care Clinical Manager, the Staff Nurse – Home Care is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation for assigned Home Health Care patients. Appraises individual and family health needs and plans for coordinated home health services for clients of all ages. Functions according to the Professional Nursing Law, according to professional standards, and according to their level of knowledge and experience.
This position is responsible for telephonic triage and conducting in-home urgent patient visits between the hours of 5pm and 8:30am. Service area includes various areas of Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia counties.
Conditions of Employment:
Education & Training: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. BSN required for external candidates.
Experience: Minimum 1+ years of med/surg experience is required. Recent hospice experience also required.
License, Certification & Registration: Current Registered Nurse licensure in Pennsylvania. Valid driver's license. BLS certification through the American Heart Association is required.
Other Requirements: Knowledgeable of the professional nursing law and the Standards of Nursing Practice. Current auto insurance with proof of coverage required. Must possess a driving record free from major violations within the past five years, and maintain an acceptable driving record with no major violations in accordance with Motor Vehicle Regulations and Abington – Jefferson Health's auto insurance policy. Any and all major violations incurred must be immediately reported to the manager, department head or Human Resources department.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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