Registered Nurse (Nurse Family Partnership) Mother Baby (Spanish Speaking)

  • VNS Health
  • Bronx,NY
  • 2023-11-28T23:11:33Z
Overview

Provides high quality comprehensive nursing care to meet the needs of the patient/client and manages/coordinates the delivery of cost effective multidisciplinary health care services for a caseload of patients/clients consistent with VNS Health philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice. Works under moderate supervision.For Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) only: Provides health education, social support and community linkages to meet the needs of pregnant and postpartum, first-time mothers and their infants. Also responsible for adhering to NFP national guidelines.


Responsibilities
  • Documents content and process of all services provided in accordance with government regulations/requirements, and VNS Health policies, practices, and procedures, as well as NFP requirements as appropriate. Initiates and maintains written (including clinical and progress notes) and verbal communications with team members and management to assure optimal patient/client care.
  • Participates in the orientation of selected staff through buddy system field observation of staff and feedback to appropriate staff involved in orientation process.
  • Participates in selected student programs by providing guidance, training and mentoring to students.
  • Provides nursing care in accordance with VNS Health policies, practices, procedures and Standards of Nursing Practice, which may require standing, stooping, sitting, crouching, bending and stretching to deliver patient/client care.
  • Travels to patient/clients homes and/or other facilities with varying environments (e.g., elevated buildings, walk-ups, care facilities, single/multiple family homes, presence of pets, etc.) using approved transportation options to deliver direct care to the patient/client.
  • Follows work procedures in relation to established workflows.
  • Maintains productivity sufficient to meet VNS Health goals.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional growth through attendance at in-services, training, continued formal education and select journal readership.
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special project, as assigned.
  • Establishes, implements, and revises a plan of care with input from the client and from appropriate multidisciplinary health team members (i.e., social worker, physician) based on goals mutually acceptable to the client. Ensures that services follow the plan of care by ongoing assessment, planning, coordination, counseling, teaching, and evaluation of the delivery of care to meet the needs of the client.
  • Manages, plans, coordinates and executes the client s safe discharge from service. Ensures that discharge summary and communication to team members, patient and family members adhere to VNS Health and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains a flexible work schedule to meet client's needs.
  • Participates in all required NFP training sessions.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses and Certifications:

  • License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State required.
  • Valid driver's license or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card, may be required as determined by operational/regional needs.


Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Nursing required.


Work Experience:

Minimum of one year of recent experience of mother child health