Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and
outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital,
Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern
Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers
Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty
care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a
leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices.
Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the
Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and
the Home Care organizations.
Achieve the physical, mental and social well being of the client
within Agency policy. Supports utilization of medical resources
through application of clinical expertise. Monitors clinical,
functional and financial outcomes. Assumes responsibility for the
ongoing interdisciplinary assessment and development of the
individualized plan of care in partnership with the patient,
representative (if any) and caregiver. Communicates with the
physician who is responsible for the home health plan of care and
other health care practitioners as appropriate related to the
current home health plan of care.
Assessment of physical, emotional, socio-economic needs and
environmental needs of patients and their families.
Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated
in the plan of care. Communicates with all physicians involved in
the plan of care and other health care practitioners as
Develops, implements and evaluates the plan of care in
partnership with the patient, representative (if any), caregiver
Coordinates services with the patient, family and others
involved in the care plan. Provides patient, caregiver, family
counseling and education.
Regular evaluation of patient progress, prompt action when
change in patient's condition is noted or reported, and termination
of care when goals of management are attained, or when termination
of case is required according to Agency policy.
Participates in the agency quality assurance and performance
improvement prora, and the agency-sponsored inserice training.
Identification of patient and family needs for other home health
services and referral for same, when appropriate when
Responsibility for supervisor of the services rendered to the
patient and family by the homemaker/home health aide, according to
State and Federal guidelines and Joint Commission standards, and
submission of periodic evaluation of such to the Home Health Aide
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position
including preparing clinical notes and attending in-sevrice
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required: RN diploma with over 3 years job related experience
will be considered in lieu of Associates Degree. Requires strong
research skills, clear and concise interpersonal communication
skills. Knowledge of systems integration.
Minimum Experience: one year
Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; Experienced in qualified
home health agency.
Location: Danbury-100 Saw Mill Road
Work Type: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 40.00
Work Schedule: 8 hour shifts, Monday-Friday
Work Shift: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Org Unit: 607
Department: Registered Nurse
- Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
- Little or no potential for occupational risk
- Extremely heavy effort. May exert > 125 lbs. of force
- Generally pleasant working conditions.
Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3)
tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may
qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are
considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental
or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status,
sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification
protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future