Kettering Health is a not-for-profit network of nine hospitals, Kettering College, and over 160 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio's leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 14,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.
Kettering Health recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Kettering Medical Center.
As a faith-based organization we are dedicated to treating all patients with love and respect regardless of religious preference. Multi-denominational Spiritual Services are offered at the network every day.
Responsibilities & Requirements
The Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process in providing nursing care to patients in all settings in collaboration with other health care providers. The RN is accountable for his/her own professional development and practice within the scope of care defined by law. Utilizing organizational resources the RN acts as a patient advocate for the delivery of safe care including delegation of care and participation in performance and practice improvement activities. The delivery of nursing care within the Kettering Health Network reflects the missions, vision, values and philosophies, of the organization and nursing departments.
The Healthy Start-Home Visit-RN functions in a multifaceted role that demonstrates professionalism and promotes excellence in the practice of Nursing. The Health Start-Home Visit-RN is responsible for maintaining high standards in clinical practice/continuum of care, professional practice development, teamwork, customer relations, and research/performance improvement in delivering case management and support services for a designated caseload of patients. Home visits will be made with this caseload of pregnant/parenting women and their children under the program research protocols. The nurse will also interact with appropriate community agencies in accordance with guidelines. The nurse is accountable for compliance with the Ohio Nurse Practice Act and all applicable regulatory standards. Policies, procedures and protocols of the Human Resources Department, GDAHA, Help Me Grow Brighter Futures and the Healthy Start grant.
The Healthy Start-Home Visit-RN reports to the Home Visit Supervisor/Leader for the Healthy Start grant. The Nurse is accountable for compliance with all applicable regulatory standards, policies, procedures, and protocols of the Human Resources Department, GDAHA, the Help Me Grow Brighter Futures Program and any funding sources for the work of the department.
- Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (NLN or CCNE) if they are a new graduate nurse. New graduates from non-accredited programs may be considered if they had a clinical rotation at a network hospital.
- Bachelor of Science in nursing required.
- Complete orientation training per the Healthy Start guidelines. Complete HFA training and become credentialed.
- At least 2 years of recent experience in pediatrics or related experience required with children from birth through 5 years. Experience in adolescent psychology, OB, pediatrics, home care and community nursing preferred.
- BLS certification required
- Good Communication skills and ease with adolescents.
- Valid driver's license and an insured safe automobile
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