Pediatric Field Nurse (RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A growing Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) located in New York City is actively seeking a self-motivated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN), with a strong Pediatric background, for a promising Field role on their staff. In this role, the Pediatric Field Nurse provides and coordinates the provision of home care services, based on agency policies and procedures, through the competent application of the nursing process. The Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) is also willing to train Hospital and Clinical Nurses (RNs), with Pediatric backgrounds, for Home Care positions. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated Registered Nurse (RN) to gain valuable work experience and further their career with a recognized agency. Apply today! Company Description Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) Job Description The Pediatric Field Nurse (RN): * Provides Home Care nursing services, in accordance with the plan of treatment signed by the physician, and makes the initial evaluation visit to the patient * Evaluates, and regularly re-evaluates the nursing needs of the patient * Assesses the patient's continual care needs * Initiates diagnostic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate to the patient's care and safety * Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and/or other appropriate health professionals as often as needed and upon changes in patient's condition * Teaches, supervises and counsels the patient and family regarding home nursing procedures and other care needs as appropriate to the patient's condition * Utilizes agency educational material as appropriate * Coordinates the total plan of care and maintains continuity of patient care by liaising with other health professionals assigned to the same patients no less than monthly. Initiates and attends patient care conferences as appropriate * Maintains collaborative relationship with the Clinical Manager and Team Members * Supervises and teaches the home health aide every two weeks, revises the plan of care as appropriate Required Skills * Active New York State Registered Nurse license * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing * CPR Certification * Strong clinical skills and knowledge * Patient-oriented * Excellent communication skills * Highly organized Desired Skills * Prior pediatric experience * CHHA experience * BSN with 1 year of home care experience * 1 year of recent acute or long-term care experience in an institutional setting