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.
- This is a per visit (per diem) Registered Nurse for Home
Provides professional care to patients utilizing the nursing
process in collaboration with other health care team members. Works
on a per diem basis.
Provides assessment of physical, emotional socio-economic needs
and environmental needs of patients and their families.
Identification of problems utililizing patient data base,
nursing process and physician's plan of treatment.
Develops a plan of care and interprets to the patient and family
the implications of the diagnosis and the nature of treatment
consistent with the physician's plan of treatment.
Observes, evaluates and reports to the physician the patient's
physical and emotional condition; reaction to drugs or treatments.
Interprets to the physician social and physical factors in the
environment, which affect physical care.
Assesses health status through observation, interview and
analysis. Counsels families in basic principles of wellness and
applies information for related fields such as nutrition, safety,
education, mental health and dental care.
Performs screening and diagnostic procedures according to the
approved medical policies, procedures and competency levels of the
Danbury VNA. Assists the physician with examinations and treatments
in those clinics in which the Agency participates.
Interprets findings of tests to individuals or families and
makes appropriate referrals. Obtains laboratory specimens when
indicated. Gives preventive immunization or treatments under
Attends required continuing education courses.
Participates in Quality Management Program.
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Experience: zero to six months
Desired: Nursing certification, BSN. Experience in a qualified
home health agency.
Location: Danbury-100 Saw Mill Road
Work Type: Per Diem
Work Schedule: 8 hour shifts
Work Shift: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Org Unit: 607
Department: Registered Nurse
- Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
- Significant occupational risk
- Extremely heavy effort. May exert > 125 lbs. of force
- Significant exposure to dirt, odor, noise, human waste,
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