Community Health Nurse (PD)
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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 2/6/2017
Valley Health System
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description:
* Job Summary:
* To fulfill the needs of patients in a variety of age groups, their family members, and the community by performing varied patient care tasks and functions in accordance with licensure, certification, training, and regulatory requirements. To respond effectively to new and changing working environments. To bear the primary responsibility and accountability for the nursing care that the patient receives while receiving services from Valley Home Care, Inc.
* Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.
* Special Skills:
* Current State of New Jersey license (or legal permission to work from the New Jersey Board of Nursing). Current and valid CPR certification. Demonstrates effective interaction and communication (oral, writing, presenting) skills. Ability to work accurately and pay attention to details, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to function competently in stressful situations and a changing work environment related to changing customer needs. Ability to work cooperatively within the health-system; with patients and family members; and with multidisciplinary team members (i.e., physicians, Rehab, etc.). Ability to utilize effective time management to set priorities, perform job related responsibilities, and respond quickly to emergency situations. Ability to use critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to effectively problem-solve and deliver care. *Driver`s License current and valid driver`s license, registration, inspection sticker and appropriate level of insurance coverage required, to include collision. Employees must adhere to all procedural guidelines in HR Policy 108 including demonstrating an acceptable driving record for the duration of their employment as long as driving continues to be a responsibility of the job.
Valley is an equal opportunity employer. Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for military service, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.