• RN Med/Surg - Home Health-PRN- Central Cuyahoga County

    Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/24/2018 1:03 PM)
    ID
    2018-4183
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Per Diem
    Category
    Management/Executive Management
  • Overview

    Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio, now affiliated with the 2nd largest VNA in the United States, is expanding our Clinical Staff and we are looking for dependable, compassionate people interested in gaining experience and becoming an invaluable resource to our organization. We are now hiring an RN for Med-Surg and your qualifications and skill set may be an ideal match for this opportunity. This position is PRN servicing Central Cuyahoga County.

     

     

    As a vital community resource for more than 115 years, VNA of Ohio is the most trusted home health and hospice provider. We serve patients and families in 17 counties throughout Northeast and Mid -Ohio providing care to patients, wherever they call home.

     

    Our compassionate staff of approximately 400 professionals, offers unparalleled expertise and experience about the comprehensive medical needs of adults and the aging population.

    Responsibilities

    The RN will be responsible for providing direct or indirect skilled comprehensive nursing care to a specified (or variety) of age and diagnostic groups.  

    Indirect RN's may focus in a specific administrative function such as admissions or authorizations.  

    Including but not limited to the following tasks:

    • Utilizes principles of the nursing process to assist in data collection, planning and evaluation of nursing care.
    • Demonstrates nursing knowledge and skills in the implementation of prevention, therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing care.
    • Utilizes effective interviewing techniques; sets limits, and collects data based on specific role.
    • Communicates and collaborates effectively with health care providers, third parties, patients and families based on specific role.
    • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient. 
    • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. 
    • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol. 
    • Uses oral and written communications to convey pertinent information to members of the healthcare team in a timely manner.

    Qualifications

    Qualified candidates must:

    • Experience in home health care. 
    • Experience working as part of a team and working effectively with persons and communities from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.  The ability to work in a complex institutional structure requiring significant collaboration. 
    • Strong planning and organizational skills.  
    • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, within strict time parameters, and with a strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality. 

     

    Education/Training/Experience:

    • 1-2 years’ experience in Med-Surg or hospital setting. 
    • Completion of an accredited RN education program with a diploma, Associate’s or Bachelor's degree.  Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
    • Registered Nurse, licensed in the State of Ohio
    • Experience in home health care and 1 year experience in medical-surgical nursing. In addition to Acute Care experience.
    • Valid driver's license and CPR certification is required.
    • Bi-lingual a plus

    Please apply via our website at:  www.vnaohio.org  or send your resume to Careers@vnaohio.org

     

     

    We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, tuition reimbursement and 403B.  

     

    You can learn more about VNA of Ohio at www.vnaohio.org.  

     

    VNA of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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