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On Call Visiting Nurse (RN) HomeCare

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Meriden
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:


Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as an On-Call Hospice Visiting Registered Nurse. 


Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of homecare services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more than 115 years.  Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing integrated support to the patient.  As part of Hartford HealthCare, we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality care in our client’s home.  Most importantly, our employees are appreciated for the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients and their clients’ families.

As part of the person centered care model, this role will participate in the daily management and delivery of care for the program. This role will ensure the delivery of outcome based wound care, cost effective care by utilizing metric-driven decisions. This role will collaborate with team members to achieve exceptional outcomes.


Basic Purpose of the Position:


Provides skilled nursing care to clients in their homes or community health settings ensuring the delivery of outcome based, high quality, cost effective care

In general, most of the time will be spent in the following activities:


Assumes responsibility for evening, night, weekend, and holiday on-call duty as scheduled and consistent with agency policies and procedures


Assumes primary responsibility for total region census during assigned shift, including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluation phases of the nursing process


Maintain regular communication with Nurse Supervisors, attending physician, and case manager concerning patient/family care needs and response to interventions.


Respond to medical or emotional crisis and make home visit to provide direct care as appropriate.


Reviews referrals, and initiates contact with client and family


Conducts a complete nursing assessment based on referral data, client/family interview, and clinical observation of patient health status.  Demonstrates clinical expertise in symptom management


Develops a plan of care in collaboration with client and all disciplines based on assessment data which documents need for services, appropriate discharge planning, short and long term goals, and the utilization of appropriate resources.  Modifies plan of care as conditions change


Demonstrates understanding of payer information in order to maximize care planning. 


Initiates and maintains a client record utilizing the Agency's standard for documentation


Makes follow-up visits to provide skilled care to assess disease progress and evaluates response to treatment; provides support to client/family utilizing teaching principles to promote and restore health and prevent disease and disability, as possible; coordinates care with providers. 


Teaches patients and reinforces client/caregiver teaching and education. 


Prepares/teaches/supports family regarding signs and symptoms, as appropriate. 


Refers, collaborates and coordinates all client care services. Consults with physician regarding client needs and plan of care


Directs LPN’s in carrying out the established plan of care. Directs Home Care Aides and supervises plan of care


Refers client/family to other community resources as needed


Attends and participates in in-service education program


Seeks consultation and guidance from supervisor


Completes reporting requirements on a timely basis


In addition, the position involves other duties such as:

Performs other duties as assigned



Registered Nurse with a license to practice in the State of Connecticut



Graduate of an Associate's or diploma program in nursing; graduate of NLN approved BSN program, preferred



One year nursing experience or one year nursing experience in a specialty; medical/surgery or home care, preferred.  Computer skills preferred.


We take great care of careers.


With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Meriden , On Call Visiting Nurse (RN) HomeCare, Other , Meriden, Connecticut

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