Sanford Health RN Home Health - Home Health in Sheldon, Iowa
Job Title: RN Home Health | Home Health | Sheldon
Department : Hospital Home Health G & A - Sheldon
Job Schedule: PRN
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide professional nursing services to patients at home.
The nursing process includes the documentation of human responses to actual or potential health problems in the home health environment. This practice includes dependent, interdependent and independent functions. Collaborates patient and family, other inter-professional colleagues, such as physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for patients in the home setting. Responsible to implement the nursing process within Sanford, the coordination and continuum of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Delivers primary healthcare services in a home based setting. Coordination and management of care for patients, including with complex needs. Contributes to organization and industry best practices for documenting information. Applies home healthcare operating principles and practices within own position. Adheres to standard processes while working with a specific function of home based healthcare services. Performing age related patient assessments and nursing interventions. Guides others in implementing given health and safety guidelines for home based healthcare services. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Effectively delegates and supervises based on one's state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability. Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
Minimum of one year of professional nursing experience preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Valid driver's license and proof of insurance required. Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Certificate for Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) Specialist - Clinical (COS-C) preferred.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: PRN
Req Number: WD04335