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Providence Health & Services RN - Home Health in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (Home Health, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. 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.

In this position you will:

  • Assess the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs of the patient/family

  • Accurately complete OASIS assessments utilizing observation and interview techniques

  • Demonstrate competency in OASIS assessment

  • Assess the patient’s level of pain on every visit

  • Identify the need for HHA, MSW, Pharmacy, OT, PT, RD, or SLP services and collaborates with the Case Manager who contacts the physician for orders

  • Visualize all medications the patient is currently using in order to identify any potential adverse effects and drug reactions, including ineffective drug therapy, significant side effects, significant drug interactions, duplicate drug therapy and noncompliance with drug therapy

  • Instruct patients on how and when to take the medications and the purpose for each drug as indicated

  • Provide appropriate interventions and follow up based on assessment

  • Identify discharge plan at admission reflecting the patient/care giver (cg) responsibilities during services and after discharge

  • Collaborate in the development of the patient’s plan of care based upon physician orders, OASIS-C assessment, evaluation of patient needs and patient goals

  • Demonstrate knowledge of reimbursement rules, restrictions and benefits as they relate to planning care

  • Participate in team conferences for care planning and evaluation

  • Apply principles of infection control in all care

  • Teach the patient and/or family members all aspects of care promoting full participation as able

  • Perform technically precise interventions in accordance with best practices

  • Ensure that physician orders are present for all services; Collaborate with the Case Manager to obtain orders as needed

  • Notify physician of changes in patient status at the visit when possible, takes orders and documents in secure message

  • Assess supply needs and orders supplies as needed during the visit


Required qualifications:

  • Nursing degree/diploma from accredited school

  • Licensed to practice as an RN license in Washington State

  • Licensed to practice as an RN Licensure in Oregon within 3 months of hire

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card from the American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Valid Driver’s license and automobile insurance

  • One (1) year experience in acute care

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire or equivalent educ/experience

  • Three (3) years experience in home health, acute care or a skilled nursing facility

  • Recent home health, acute or extended care experience

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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-Walla Walla

Req ID: 264507