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Registered Nurse (RN) Per Diem, Home Health

Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
The home health nurse provides direct patient care in the patient's home environment as part of a multidisciplinary team including PT, OT, speech, social work and the home health aide. The nurse evaluates patients and uses professional judgment to design the individualized plan of care which best meets the patient's needs. The nurse provides direct, one-on-one patient care, and supervises care provided by aides. The home health agency relies heavily on technology; e-mail is a primary means of communication and documentation is completed in an electronic medical record via laptop. The patient population varies widely across the spectrums of acuity, age, and diagnoses. Additional job duties include performance improvement work, policy and procedure review and development, research, etc. Working in home health provides endless variety of setting, scenery, and clinical challenges, and provides a unique opportunity to enter and work within the real life environments of our patients, bringing meaningful change to their daily lives.
What You Will Bring:
Temperament:
This position requires a person with a positive attitude, who is pleasant and cooperative, displaying a professional demeanor with patients, families' physicians and fellow employees. This position requires the ability to remain productive under stress. Demonstrates VALUES behavior in all interactions.
Education
Associates Nursing (RN Diploma, ASN or ADN) required
Bachelors Nursing (BSN) preferred
Refer to Education Progression Nursing Policy: HR408 for future education requirements As of 2/1/2015, newly hired registered nurses holding a nursing diploma, ASN or ADN (associate's degree in nursing) will sign an agreement to enroll in a BSN (bachelor's degree in nursing) program within TWO (2) years of the employment start date and complete the BSN within FIVE (5) years of their employment start date.
Experience
Two years RN experience
Advancement to this level requires a minimum of 1872 full-time or part-time hours (936 if hold BSN) of RN experience and completion of a performance evaluation.
Certification & Licensures
RN License required
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart 'Healthcare Provider' (HCP) - AHA approved required
Relevant Specialty Certification preferred
Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible to practice pending licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For VA may have a Multi-state license, under the Nurse Licensure Compact. West Virginia licensure as a Registered Nurse is required within 3 months of hire.
New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Qualifications
Meets all requirements of a RN I
Competent to provide care based on the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development
Competent to provide care using the nursing process
Must have a reliable means of phone communication with hospital
Criminal Background Checks
VA and WV State Police
3rd Party Background Check
WV State Police Fingerprinting
What You Will Get:
Competitive salary
Flexible scheduling
Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Wellness Program
Tuition Assistance
Retirement Plan
Life Insurance
some benefits are subject to change due to job status
We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
EOE
Grade
133
FLSA Classification
Non-exempt
Physical Demand
20 A Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Patient Care Tech.

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