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VIRTUA HEALTH,INC. Registered Nurse- -Home Health JNESO (Full Time) in Mount Laurel, New Jersey

As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.

Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.

A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.

Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the \#1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.

Employment Type:Employee

Employment Classification:Regular

Time Type:Full time

Work Shift:1st Shift (United States of America)

Total Weekly Hours:40

Location:Mount Laurel, NJ

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Job Summary:
Virtua Health, a Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, has received many awards for quality, safety, and its outstanding work environment. As a High Reliability Organization, Virtua Health has systems in place that makes us consistent in accomplishing our goals and avoiding potentially catastrophic errors. As South Jersey's largest health system, we are committed to the mission of helping people be well, get well, and stay well and average more than one million patient encounters each year. Virtua's 14,000 employees provide comprehensive care at 5 hospitals and more than 280 other locations, in addition to bringing health services directly into communities through home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, and its paramedic program. The Philadelphia Business Journal named Virtua \#1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley (2018 & 2019) in the 1,000-employee plus category. Virtua has been elected to the Philadelphia Business Journal's Best Place to Work Hall of Fame.

Here is an opportunity to join the Home Care Department of Virtua Health where caring is at the core of our nursing culture. Virtua Home Care is a large, Medicare-certified home health agency that provides multidisciplinary skilled services in Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties. Nurses are assigned to care teams in designated geographical territories. The ideal candidate is a Registered Nurse with a minimum of one-year medical/surgical experience to work predominately in Camden/Gloucester County. Prior home health experience is preferred, but is not required. As a Home Health RN, you will provide hands-on skilled nursing care for adult patients in their homes. Patient/caregiver education in disease management is an essential part of the nurse's role to support and promote self-management skills. At Virtua, patient safety, evidence-based care, specialty certifications, shared governance and just culture are the distinguishing attributes that set us apart from the others.


Responsible for assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care through outcome identification and evidence based - practice for the patient in their homes.

Coordinates patient care and communicates and collaborates extensively with other members of the healthcare team, patients, patient families and significant others to develop the plan of care.

Supervises the Home Health Aide in the home.

Promotes delivery of quality care and efficient utilization of agency resources.

Position Responsibilities:

\* Conducts comprehensive patient assessments incorporating psychosocial and physiological status as well as health behaviors, compliance with therapeutic regime and technical procedures.

\* Coordinates plan of treatment with the physician through timely and appropriate communication with the physician.

\* Administers, monitors, and documents therapeutic interventions and regimes.

\* Demonstrates complete knowledge of established standards for documentation, use of point of service devise, and time frames for completion.

\* Educates patient and family / significant other regarding disease process, individual care needs, wellness, medications, safety issues, etc.

\* Collaborates with other members of the healthcare team to establish the plan of care.

\* Maintains standard precautions and patient safety principles.

\* Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities.

\* Maintains professional and departmental level competencies.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

Must have a valid NJ RN License. Approved licenses must be presented and maintained in accordance with the State of New Jersey Licensing Board.

1 - 2 years recent work experience in a hospital i.e. Med/Surg, E.R., OB/GYN, Peds, MICU, CCU or other specialty units and/or one year recent community health experience.

Broad knowledge of nursing practice and ability to apply specific skills in the home health setting.

Required Education:

Baccalaureate Degree preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.