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Public Health Management Corporation-Visiting Nurse Association of Philadelphia (VNA)
Published
May 14, 2024
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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PHMC is proud to be a leader in public health. PHMC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. We will offer the vaccination at no cost via our Health Centers.

The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia is a leading provider of home health, hospice, and palliative care services in Philadelphia and designated areas of Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. The VNA offers a variety of clinical services and is proud of its home health 4.0 star quality rating and free-standing hospice inpatient unit. Since 1886, the VNA of Greater Philadelphia has remained true to its commitment to help patients remain safe and comfortable at home.

Position Summary: Provide professional skilled nursing services to Hospice patients/families in the home or appropriate settings in accordance with standard of professional hospice nursing practice as well as agency policies, procedures, and standards.  When appropriate admits patients into the program.

Essential Functions:  Collaborates with other members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team, client, family, attending physician, other nurses, medical director, social worker, volunteer, and clergy in designing the plan of care for the patient and family through regularly scheduled team meetings and through intermittent contacts as indicated.

Key Measures of Success:

  • Complete documentation in a timely and quality manner.
  • Meet or exceed productivity standards at an average of 5 visits a day.
  • Display strong interpersonal and team oriented skills with all stakeholders: patient/families, colleagues, managers and physicians (empathetic, compassionate, patient, good communicator, etc).
  • Ability to assess environment and provide services at an appropriate knowledge and emotional level for each patient/family.
  • Professionally and personally accountable for all aspects of position (timeliness, documentation, case management, clinical and interpersonal skills, etc).

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Current, valid license from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Registered Nurse.
  • One year’s experience in provision of relevant direct patient care.
  • Possession of automobile, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance.
  • Availability and ability to be on-call on a regular rotating basis.

Education: Graduate of an NLN-approved and state accredited program for nursing

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