Johns Hopkins Medicine Pediatric Home Care Nurse in Baltimore, Maryland

Pediatric Home Care Nurse

Requisition #: 153283

Location: Johns Hopkins Home Care Group,

Baltimore, MD

Category: Nursing

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: Aug. 1, 2017

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JOB DETAILS

A position under JHHCG home based services, will be working in the Pediatric Infusion Suite and in the patient's home. Work hours is preferrably from 1pm to 9pm but can be flexible.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides, coordinates, teaches, and/or supervises care for a group of patients usually in the setting of the patient's home. Employs the appropriate discipline specific process to develop and implement plans of care for patients requiring in-home health and support services, under physician orders. In addition to specific and skilled treatments and procedures, the clinician provides:

° administration of high tech infusions such as IVIG, Remicade, and Chemotherapy

° frequent care and use of Central Venous Access devices such as PICCs, Infusaports, and Hickmans

° evaluation and assessment of patients,

° care provision, health, and/or developmental teaching to patients and care givers

° preventive health, care, and/or developmental screening as appropriate,

° referral and coordination of services in the agency and the community,

° and advocacy for the patient in obtaining / attaining health-related goals.

The clinician ensures adequate service provision, including scheduling of visits, based on patients' identified needs and priorities for care. Complies with all Home Care policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. Assists in daily activities of the home health agency administration, orienting / precepting of new employees, and utilization review / management functions as requested and appropriate.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • AA in Nursing required. BSN preferred.

  • RN license in the state of Maryland

  • Current CPR

  • Valid driver's license

  • At least three years of direct pediatric nursing experience in an acute care setting preferably in the ISU, Infusion or Pediatric ER.

  • Two years home care experience preferred

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employer.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.