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Registered Nurse- Homecare Job in Akron, Ohio US

Registered Nurse- Homecare

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON - Akron, OH

Posted: 5/4/2021 - Expires: 8/2/2021

Job ID: 226897135

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About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Part Time

The RN will Provide nursing services to youths at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC). The JDC medical clinic is staffed 7 days/week, 13.5 hours/day. Shift length may vary

Summary:
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides a skilled level of care to select patients by assessing and monitoring their physical condition, supporting and providing patient/caregiver education, and providing treatments and procedures based on a physician ordered plan of care.  The RN helps the patient achieve and/or maintain their optimal level of function and provides a level of care required to manage the patient in a home and community environment.

Responsibilities:
1.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physiological, psychological, socioeconomic, developmental, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.

2.Assesses physiological, cognitive/mental, developmental, emotional, and social status of each patient.

3.Provides treatments and procedures based on a physician ordered plan of care.

4.Provides patient and/or caregiver education as needed.

5.Serves as a back-up for office RNs as deemed necessary in updating comprehensive assessments due to changes in patient condition or 60-day regulatory follow-ups.

6.Assists the patient in achieving and/or maintaining their optimal level of function.

7.Assists, prompts, and/or provides personal care and other activities of daily living (ADLs) in order to maintain proper hygiene and nutrition.

8.Serves as a vital member of the patient care team and provides input on patient plan of care and progress toward goals.

9.Maintains a clean working/patient care environment.

10.Documents all treatments/care provided and patient responses to treatments.

11.Reports changes in patient condition to physician, Case Coordinator and/or Clinical Supervisor as indicated.

12.Obtains and/or clarifies home care orders as needed and communicates changes to team members.

13.Provides a safe environment and reports safety concerns to the RN and other appropriate regulatory entities.

14.Provides medical clinic nursing coverage to youths at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) as assigned.

15.Other duties as required.

Other information:
Technical Expertise
1.Experience in home health or an acute care setting is preferred.

2.Experience in Pediatrics and/or working with individuals with developmental delays is preferred.

3.Experience in managing technology dependent and/or medically complex patients is preferred.

4.Communication skills needed to work with all levels within an organization is required.

5.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

Education and Experience
1.Education: Graduation from an approved accredited Registered Nursing program is required.

2.Certification: Current Ohio licensure as a Registered Nurse is required. Current CPR/BLS certification through the American Heart Association is required.

3.Years of experience: Six months experience preferred in one of more of the following areas: Home Care, Geriatric care, Medical/Surgical, CCU, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, or Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD).

4.Years of experience supervising: None

Part Time

FTE:  0.600000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
54234759
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