Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Home Health Nurse
Job Summary - From an in-home and community setting, evaluates patient medical needs, current functional status, level of care required in the home, and the ability of the HomeCare staff and caregiver to provide safe and appropriate care in cooperation with the physician and family. Provides assessment, education, and acute nursing care for infant, pediatric, adolescent, caregivers, and young adults in the home setting during intermittent visits. Functions as a pediatric home health resource in all areas of nursing practice and regulatory requirements. Exhibits a comprehensive, intuitive grasp of clinical situations and utilizes all resources to achieve patient care, department and organizational outcomes. Able to identify limitations of self and/or other clinical staff and access additional resources as needed. Requires a commitment to patient/family, development of self and team, and the acquisition of new skills/knowledge.