Professional Staff Nurse Home Health (Connellsville, Dunbar, Scottdale)

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    110 Youngstown Rd, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456
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    Job Description

    Job Description
    Job Title:Professional Staff Nurse Home Health (Connellsville, Dunbar, Scottdale)
    Job ID:25564725
    Shift:Day Job
    Facility:Fayette Home Care & Hospice
    Department:FHC HH Nursing
    Location:110 Youngstown Rd, Lemont Furnace PA 15456


    Join the team that's providing the highest quality of home health care to patients in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Make a true impact in your community on our home health team, where you'll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.


    Fayette Home Care and Hospice and provide one-on-one care and teaching with patients and families! Home health nursing can provide you with an impactful career that also provides opportunities for advancement, access to the most modern equipment and technology, and excellent benefits. Our home health nurses love the flexible daylight hours, one-on-one patient care, independence, focus on patient education, and having the ability to be true patient advocates.

    Job title and salary will be based upon qualifications and career ladder requirements.


    Coordinates case management activities within a multi-disciplinary health care team to insure appropriate delivery of services to patients

    Attends and participates in patient care conferences, team meetings and other related meetings

    Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home Health Care towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization

    Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of the services we provide.

    Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel including LPNs and Home Health Aides

    Identifies, investigates and recommends solutions to organization issues. Identifies any deficits or exceptional performance issues of other nursing personnel, LPNs and Aides, and recommends solutions

    Initiates, coordinates and evaluates patient and family centered health teaching

    Establishes the plan of care in collaboration with the physician, patient and UM Professional in accordance with the physician orders and patient needs

    Completes documentation including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders accurately and promptly on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency's and regulatory standards

    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • UPMC Home Health Care approved certification preferred
    • Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience in an Acute Care Facility or Skilled Care Facility
    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    UPMC approved national certification preferred. Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
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  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    Salary Range:$24.95 to $35.99 / hour

    Union Position:No

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    Posting ID: 551801683Posted: 2020-08-07