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Weekend Registered Nurse - Home Health - $9,000 Sign-on Bonus

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.Job Summary: This position works collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary team to assure delivery of high quality nursing service in accordance with the physician's orders and with the agency's programs and policies. Services are provided in the home and in the patient's place of residence.Job Description

  • Evaluates and performs initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments on patients referred for home health nursing services.--- Determines eligibility for admission, obtains financial and statistical data, formulates initial care plan according to the patient's Plan of Care and processes the admission.
    • Refers patients to other agency disciplines and to community resource as needed.
      • Assesses, promotes and maintains health of individuals, families, and the community through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventive and rehabilitative measures in the practice of nursing.---
        • Provides ongoing assessment to determine service frequency, change in Plan of Care and discharge from service in compliance with agency policy and philosophy.
          • Functions as the designated coordinator of patient care responsible for assuring the provision of optimum, comprehensive multidisciplinary care.
            • Assures care plans are followed according to agency standards for the provision of quality care, appropriate service utilization, and compliance with third party payor requirements for reimbursement. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:Physical Demands: Heavy Work
              • Occasionally lift and/or carry 100 lbs
                • Frequently lift and/or carry 50 lbs
                  • Stand and/or walk at least 6 hours in an 8-hour work day Environmental Conditions:Inside - Office environment and patient homesOutside - Traveling to cases and/or clinics in extreme cold and heat, wet and/or humid conditions, snow, ice and/or fogHazards - Exposure to contagious disease -road and driving domestic pets EDUCATION:--- A graduate of an approved school of professional nursing who is licensed as a Registered Nurse by the state in which practicing, Baccalaureate degree preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Two years as a professional nurse in nursing practice or previous community health experience as a professional nurse preferred.Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Weekend Registered Nurse - Home Health - $9,000 Sign-on Bonus, Healthcare , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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