Registered Nurse, RN
Home Health Care Nursing - NWG
Full-Time - 8:30am-5pm - Days, Required to Work Every 4th Weekend & 1 Summer & 1 Winter Holiday - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Home care or hospice experience preferred; at least 1 year of hospital nursing experience required.
Reporting to the Home Health Care Clinical Manager, the Staff Nurse – Home Health Services 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.
Minimum 1+ years of med/surg experience is required.
Home health care experience preferred, but not required.
Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.
Current professional nurse licensure in Pennsylvania or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.
Strong physical assessment skills and understanding of disease process are essential.
Ability to work independently and communicate well with the interdisciplinary team is critical.
Valid driver’s license.
CPR certification from American Heart Association or obtained by completion of introductory period.
Knowledgeable of the professional nursing law and the Standards of Nursing Practice.
This position follows the driving policy of Abington – Jefferson Health which requires one to have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 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's Health auto insurance policy.
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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