Oct 08, 2020

Registered Nurse Home Care

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse Home Care applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. As an Registered Nurse with the intermittent team, you will visit approximately six (6) patients at their homes throughout your shift, providing the best patient care. The patients will be within 3-5 zip codes. Pediatric patients may be included. There is a mileage allowance with this position.The Registered Nurse Home Care effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.

$5000 Sign On Bonus, mileage allowance. Vanderbilt Home Care-Intermittent Visit


Department/Unit Summary

Vanderbilt Home Care is part of one of the country’s most respected medical centers. We provide in-home care for patients with chronic conditions.

Imagine being able to take a more personal approach to nursing — focusing on just one patient at a time. It’s possible as a private duty professional with Vanderbilt Home Care.

The majority of our private duty patients are infants or children, so we look for nurses who have a strong desire to work with a pediatric population.

Bringing Vanderbilt Care into Your Home Since 1985

Vanderbilt Home Care provides caregivers in the patient's own environment under the direction of the patient's physician. When you or your loved one receives care from Vanderbilt Home Care, you are in the hands of highly skilled, compassionate individuals. We take pride in our work and feel privileged to be part of one of the country's most respected medical centers.

Our Mission and Values:

Our mission is to provide excellence in home care with the high standards that we would expect for our own family and loved ones. Our values include:


  • Support for community based home services through excellence in clinical practice and education

  • Patient safety and quality

  • Strong interdisciplinary collaboration, communication and partnership

  • Evidenced based practice and clinical expertise

  • Technology enhanced innovation

The Home Health Quality team is a small task oriented team which consists of a quality educator, a quality data analyst, and quality reviewer. They work closely together with clinical managers to provide meaningful data on home health patient population and clinician best practices.


Position Shifts:

  • Full, Part Time and PRN

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Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.


Our Nursing Philosophy:

We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.

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Learn more about VUMC Nursing:

· Nursing Careers: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/index.html

· Benefits: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html

· Our Nursing Philosophy: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/philosophy.html

· Our Nursing Leadership: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/leadership.html

· Shared Governance: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html

· Education & Professional Development: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html

· Life In Nashville: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html

· VUMC Nursing: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates in establishing the plan of care, coordinates and implements care delivery while anticipating patient care needs across the continuum.
  • Analyzes comprehensive information pertinent to the patient's care and management to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Continually utilizes the nursing process to evaluate patient's progress towards goals and applies appropriate interventions to ensure effective outcomes.
  • Employs strategies to promote health and a safe and healthy environment.
  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.