May 26, 2020

RN, Home Health

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Medford, OR, USA

Job Description


Providence is calling a Home Health RN to Providence in Medford, Oregon. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position. Our RNs are also required to take standby/call hours approximately 1 time every 5 weeks. Standby/call scheduling will include weekend availability when scheduled.

We are seeking a RN to be under the direction of the Home Health Clinical Supervisor and on order of the physician, is accountable for direct and indirect quality care for patients of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Oregon State Board of Nurse Practice Act. Accepts professional development as an integral part of nursing practice. Coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship. Upholds the standards of confidentiality, attendance and punctuality

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • In accordance with the physicians referral order, makes the initial visit to the patient in their place of residence.
  • Utilizing the nursing process, assesses patient status, intervenes appropriately, and evaluates patient response.
  • Confers with physicians and other professionals to develop and maintain the Treatment Plan and Plan of Care
  • Submits to the physician the total treatment plan for review and a patients nursing care plan and progress report as often as severity demands, but at least every 60 days
  • Maintains patient clinical records in accordance with regulatory standards
  • Performs procedures and treatments according to accepted department and professional standards
  • Teaches, supervises, and counsels the patient and caregivers regarding nursing care and other related problems of the patient in the home
  • Assigns, provides written instruction and supervises the Home Health Aide and appropriately delegates tasks to patient caregivers
  • Coordinates care through interdisciplinary conferencing among all services involved on a case-by-case basis
  • Manages an assigned patient caseload that includes patients requiring a broad spectrum of care, who reside in a variety of environments, and may reside in a wide geographical area, unless assigned to provide care to unassigned patient visits
  • Responsible to learn and maintain current knowledge base of payor and department reimbursement requirements and processes
  • Meets or exceeds department productivity standard as defined in the Home Health policy by practicing good organizational and time management skills
  • Per Home Health policy, works assigned hours including rotating through weekend shifts and after hours call
  • Maintains professional expertise through attending mandatory department in-services and satisfactorily performing skills competencies
  • Participates in the Continuous Quality Assurance process as defined in the department CQI plan


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement
  • 1 year Medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting required for Home Health RN
  • 2 years Pediatric experience in an acute care setting for RN caring for pediatric patients
  • Valid Oregon nursing license
  • Current CPR certification

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Home Health Nursing

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 255524