Home Health Registered Nurse Weekend FT-Days (Pasco County) at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/29/2021


Job Snapshot

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    Home Care
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Home Health Registered Nurse Weekend FT-Days - AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • $15,000 – 35,000 bonus and additional relocation assistance (if eligible)
  • Faith based and Mission driven agency
  • Flexible scheduling
  • One-on-one patient care in the patient’s home environment
  • Joint Commission Deemed Status accredited agency
  • Competitive pay with no state income tax
  • Commitment to workplace wellness and exceptional health and benefits offerings
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Close to Gulf beaches, parks and golf courses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time – Days (Weekends)

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • May perform intake function for incoming agency referrals, entering data into the computer, verifying physician orders, assessing payer and patient for appropriateness. 
  • Functions as an admission nurse, completing admission process for new patients as well as performs home nursing visits as assigned.
  • Provides comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patients assigned.
  • Reports changes in patient condition in a timely manner to the physician and/or RN Care Manager or supervisor. Obtains orders for changes in the plan of care to respond to the patient's condition.
  • Provides a handoff report to the patient’s assigned home care case manager who will be assuming care of the patient.
  • Follows orders for treatment and provides services as indicated on the plan of care.
  • Utilizes and implements appropriate educational tools and pathways per guidelines and/or policy and procedure
  • Takes ownership to optimize agency performance through active involvement in quality improvement activities. 
  • Utilizes motivational interviewing/health coaching techniques to achieve desired patient outcomes
  • Accurately documents and submits timely the assessment, interventions and evaluations pertaining to patient's care management and services in accordance with the agency policy and procedure. 

What You Will Need:

  • Current Florida licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Current BCLS
  • Valid Driver’s License and car insurance
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant clinical RN Experience

Job Summary:

The agency has a need for weekend coverage that frequently includes a combination of skills to cover essential functions on the weekend that are usually covered by other staff during the week.  This may include intake of new referrals; functioning as an “admission” nurse/performance of essential visits for care that must be provided on the weekend, on-call coverage to address unanticipated issues and reduce preventable rehospitalizations, scheduling duties, and serve as an expert resource for other home care staff.  Depending on the size of the agency, the weekend nurse may perform some or all of the above functions.

The Home Health RN – Weekend is a professional nurse able to function independently, exercising good judgment related to provision of home care services on the weekend.  Functions under the general supervision of the agency Manager.  May also perform as the on-call nurse providing RN oversight and 24-hour availability for the agency.  May coordinate staff working the weekend including other RN’s, therapists, Licensed Practical Nurses and Home Health Aides to provide quality care in accordance with physician orders under a plan of care. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates total patient care and coordinates patient/family teaching. Assures compliance with nursing standards, federal, state, and local government regulations, and company clinical policies. Provides goal directed care leading to specific outcomes.  Coordinates and directs the home care patient’s care based on individual patient needs.

Workdays and functions will be mutually determined between employee and agency Director; and will exceed minimum requirements for exempt status professional employee.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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