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CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AGENCY


COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE-BSN at Non-Profit Agency

Full-time (part-time possible)

Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service, founded in 1958, is a nonprofit

community-based organization that works in East Harlem to address the physical,

emotional, educational, and spiritual dimensions of family health.

Our Nursing Program is a Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA). We provide full-scope nursing care

to first-time mothers, high-risk maternity patients, infants, pediatric patients,

and  the elderly. Our visiting nurses

practice holistic, patient- centered care in the home setting and are patient

advocates. Our partners at local hospitals and clinics rely on LSA’s nurses to

deliver patient care with skill, compassion, and warmth.


Reports to: CHHA Nursing Supervisor and/or CHHA Director

of Patient Services.

Qualifications: Current license to practice as a Registered

Professional Nurse in New York State; Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an approved

program; will consider recent graduate with interest in community

health; Spanish conversational skills desired


Special Skills:


1.     Strong written, oral and interpersonal abilities.

2.     Ability to work independently, with initiative, as a part of CHHA team

3.     Flexibility, adaptability and reliability; accepts direction

4.     Superior organizational skills

Major Responsibilities:

1.     Coordinate and provide skilled nursing care to patients in alignment with the agency’s mission.

2.     Apply current nursing theory, regulatory standards, organizational policies and procedures, and the physician’s plan of treatment

into provision of care.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following items:

Skilled Nursing Service

1.     Assesses health needs of individuals and

families using the nursing process (assessment, intervention, evaluation)

2.     Provides direct skilled nursing care consistent with doctor’s orders and the nursing process.

3.     Coordinates services of the physical therapist, social worker, home health aide and the physician.

4.     Establishes and adheres to the Home Health Plan of Care;

5.     Demonstrates competency in carrying out Plan of Care using acceptable standards of nursing practice.

6.     Reports adverse findings promptly to the

physician and nursing supervisor.

7.     Evaluates patient’s progress in meeting

established goals and makes recommendations for adjustment to reflect clinical status and patient preferences.

8.     Registers visit findings and submits required documentation within agency timeframes.

9.     Maintains professional skills and takes learning opportunities by attending workshops, seminars, and in-service programs; participates in research as requested by the Agency.

10.  Demonstrates knowledge of patient rights and responsibilities including HIPAA law.

11.  Develops plans for discharge and continuity of

care with team members and families.

Other:

1.     Weekend and holiday rotating work assignment and coverage

2.     Participates in orienting new staff, students and volunteers.

3.     Develops and maintains effective working relationships with patients, families, LSAFHS staff and community agencies.


Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (LSA) provides equal employment

opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex

(including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental

status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family

medical history), political affiliation, military service in accordance with

applicable federal, state and local laws

https://littlesistersfamily.org/


CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AGENCY


COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE-BSN at Non-Profit Agency

Full-time (part-time possible)

Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service, founded in 1958, is a nonprofit

community-based organization that…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 8, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Compensation

USD 72,000 - USD 85,000
Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Medical/dental/vision insurance Coverage and no-cost life insurance.

403b Savings Plan.

A generous PTO package.

Commuter Benefits Program.

Medical/dental/vision insurance Coverage and no-cost life insurance.

403b Savings Plan.

A generous PTO package.

Commuter Benefits Program.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency a plus.

Candidates must hold a BSN degree in Nursing.

Spanish fluency a plus.

Candidates must hold a BSN degree in Nursing.

Location

On-site
333 E 115th St, New York, NY 10029, USA
333 East 115th Street

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