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New Grad Visiting Nurse (RN) HomeCare

Requisition ID:

21154617

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare at Home

Location:

Southington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.

 

Every day, almost 35,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as a Visiting Registered Nurse.

 

Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of homecare services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more than 115 years.  Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing integrated support to the patient.  As part of Hartford HealthCare, we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality care in our client’s home.  Most importantly, our employees are appreciated for the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients and their clients’ families.

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to:

Clinical Development Specialist

 

Works with:

Care management and education teams, internal staff and external customers including clients, physicians and referral sources

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Basic Purpose of the Position:

As part of the immersion program, the immersion visiting nurse will provide skilled nursing care to clients in home and community based settings ensuring the delivery of outcome based, high quality, cost effective care. This role will collaborate with all team members to achieve exceptional outcomes.

In general, most of the time will be spent in the following activities:

Makes follow-up visits to provide skilled care to assess disease progress and evaluates response to treatment; provides support to patient/family utilizing teaching principles to promote and restore health and prevent disease and disability; coordinates care with providers

Maintains a client record utilizing the Agency's standard for documentation

Carries out the plan of care under the guidance of the Clinical Development Specialist

Teaches patients and reinforces client/caregiver teaching and education

Refers, collaborates and coordinates all client care services. Consults with physician regarding client needs and plan of care

Communicates / conferences with Nurse Care Coordinator and all involved in the patient’s care

Delegates and directs components of the established plan of care to LPNs and HCAs under the guidance of the Clinical Development Specialist

Refers client/family to other community resources as needed

Attends and participates in in-service education program

Demonstrates active engagement and participates with the immersion visiting nurse cohort and immersion nurse required learning

Seeks consultation and guidance from supervisor

Participates in the evaluation of care given by paraprofessional staff

Participates in health care programs

Completes reporting requirements and responds to requests in a timely manner

Participates in client care conferences, staff and group meetings, IDT and LEAN daily management process

Maintains productivity standards according to immersion program core curriculum

Adopts and demonstrates H3W Leadership Behaviors

Maintains knowledge of and compliance with Federal, State and accreditation regulations as well as Agency policies and procedures

In addition, the position involves other duties such as:

Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Licensure:  Registered Nurse with a license to practice in the State of Connecticut

Education: Graduate of an Associate's or diploma program in nursing; graduate of NLN approved BSN program, preferred

Experience: Computer skills required. Healthcare experience preferred.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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