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Providence Health & Services RN Triage - Home Health King County in Tukwila, Washington

Description:

$10,000 bonus offered for external hires! $5,000 at the time of hire and $5,000 after 6 months of employment!

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) to Home Health Triage (Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) at Providence Home Services of King County in Tukwila, Washington.

Home Health nurses will tell you there are significant advantages to caring for individuals and families in their own homes. The home setting is intimate. It helps foster familiarity, sharing, connections, and caring between clients, families and their nurses. If you are interested in a rewarding career with us, this might be the perfect opportunity for you! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This position will sit at Riverfront Technical Park in Tukwila, WA and provide support in an office environment.

In this position you will:

  • Perform triage activities such as receiving incoming phone calls from home health patient physician offices, patients and families, assessing patient needs, and providing immediate problem-solving on the phone.

  • Contact covering medical doctors to obtain verbal orders and write orders needed for treatment, Prothrombin Time (PT) and International Normalized Ratio (NR) labs, wound care, eliminate or add-on of services, and order extensions.

  • Communicate PT/INR lab results to physicians and clinics.

  • Arrange for nursing visit if needed.

  • Provide follow-up communication to other Home Health staff regarding patient/family needs.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Washington State

  • 2 years full time experience practicing as a registered nurse with one year of recent clinical experience (within last 3 years) in a Medicare certified Homecare or Hospice agency/facility doing intermittent visits and case management

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • OASIS Specialist Clinical (COSC); or Nurse Foot Care certified (CFCN); or Nurse Wound Ostomy Certification (WOCN); or Nurse Wound Care (CWCN) certification

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Home Services is a not-for-profit, home health ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide skilled nursing and therapy for patients who are recovering from or living with an acute or chronic illness. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical/speech therapists, medical directors, and volunteers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Home Health Nursing

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 249036

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