Registered Nurse - Home Health - Janesville, WI.

Janesville, WI

Posted: 10/23/2019 Job Number: 12810285

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Home Health - Needed in Janesville, WI. 
 
Location – Janesville, WI. 
Practice Type- Registered Nurse - Home Health (RN with an ADN is Approved)
Start Date – As soon as credentialing is complete
Shifts - Four (4) Ten (10) Hour shifts. 
Schedule -  Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon (Every or Every other weekend). To be determined during the phone interview. 
Highly recommend that they have Mckesson knowledge. 
 
We have an immediate need for a Registered Nurse - Home Health - for a hospital located in Morris WI.  Below are additional details:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  
  • Collects and assesses patient data, formulates patient plan of care in partnership with the physician, including problems, interventions and measurable goals. Uses nursing process to evaluate patient' s condition and caregiver needs; makes revisions to plan of care.
  • Plans for continuity of care with patient, caregiver, other interdisciplinary team members and community resources; implements the plan, maintains communications and evaluates care.
  • Performs skilled nursing care and treatments (including infusion) as indicated in the patient' s plan of care and ordered by the physician.
  • Teaches basic principles of palliative care and acute/chronic disease management for all age groups; adapting and applying information to the needs, interests and cultural patterns of the patient and family; guides patients and families toward self-help in the recognition of physical, emotional and environmental health problems. Teaches and validates patient and caregiver to assure safe delivery of care.
  • Maintains required records and documentation; uses them appropriately for the care of patients and families. Documentation is submitted according to policy and orders are kept current.
  • Organizes prioritizes and manages a patient caseload in an effective manner.
  • Assists in skills validation and mentoring of other team members.
  • Demonstrates proper use of PPE, handwashing and bag technique to promote infection control and safety.
  • Demonstrates understanding of safety in the community and work environment.
  • Assumes accountability for assigned equipment (medical and computer equipment, cell phone).
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of medical supplies.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities. Attends appropriate continuing education in-services regularly and maintains professional competencies set by department yearly.
  • Must have transportation and ability to drive throughout agency service area.
  • Shares responsibility for program outcomes as defined by strategic plan within the agency and in conjunction with the health system, the QI program and the agency budget.
  • Assist with instruction of POC of HHA services
Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE  
Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN upon hire or BSN completion agreement for enrollment in an accredited BSN Completion Program.
A minimum one year relevant experience preferred.
 
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE                    
Licensed as a RN in the State of Wisconsin  required  (RN with an ADN is Approved)
Approved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days
Maintain a valid driver' s license and reliable transportation with proof of vehicle insurance when requested.
Have and maintain an acceptable driving record per Mercy' s HR-01 Fleet Safety policy.
                                               
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Passing the Driver' s License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring).
Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care Workers Background Check.
Must be able to follow written/oral instructions.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment usually varies.
Occupational Exposure: Category A - All partners in the specified job classification have occupational exposure.
  
Facility Overview 

The Facility is a non-profit health care provider and hospital system based in Janesville, Wisconsin. It is a regional health care system with over 85 facilities serving a total of 50 communities throughout southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. As part of its diversified, vertically integrated system, Mercy Health operates over four core service areas: hospital-based service, clinic service, post-acute care, and retail.

Catapult Healthcare is a comprehensive national staffing agency and placement firm specializing in both locum tenens physician and advanced practitioners (NP / PA), in addition to travel nursing and allied clinical service professionals.  We offer both short and long term contract and permanent placement assignments nationwide.
 

Meet Your Recruiter

Brandy Anderson

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.