Home Care Registered Nurse (RN) - Coastal

  • MaineHealth
  • Rockland, ME, USA
  • Jan 15, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

Join our professional team that offers a wide range of home health services and programs. Whether the patient is recovering from illness or injury, or has a long-term condition, MaineHealth Care at Home provides skilled medical care in the comfort of home. We enable adult patients to stay independent and right where they want to be: at home.  Check out our video to learn more: MaineHealth Care at Home

This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus! (Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.)

Position Summary

The Home Care RN supports MaineHealth Care at Home's (MHCAH) mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, patient and family centered care, commitment to our community, and accountability. In accordance with national standards of nursing practice and within the guidelines and policies and procedures of both MHCAH and the Maine State Board of Nursing, the Home Care RN provides highly reliable, evidenced based, patient-family centered quality care through assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, documentation, and evaluation of the effects of nursing care. Care delivery and coordination of patient and family care begins with the initial contact with the health care system and may continue across the continuum. Services may be provided on an outpatient, and/or community basis.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    1. Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is preferred.
    2. License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Maine. Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers. Current, valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle, with vehicle available for work covered by liability insurance as specified by agency policy.
    3. Experience: N/A
    4. Basic knowledge of the research base, theory, practices, principles, and processes of professional nursing.
    5. Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and health care team members.
    6. Analytical ability sufficient to identify changes in patients' conditions and to initiate appropriate action.