Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Nights - 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM Monday - Friday. Requires NO on-call rotation.
Knoxville and surrounding areas. Active Tn licensure with professional experience in hospital or home health preferred. Provides professional nursing care to an assigned group of home health or hospice patients. Works with a team of staff on call to meet patient needs in their home. Care ranges from admitting patients to providing skilled care such as IV, wound care, foley care, and plurex drainage to end of life care for terminally ill patients. Assist in helping to cover vacations or sickness of Night shift staff.
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care to an assigned group of home-health and hospice patients; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Evaluate, treat and educate patients and families. Local travel required. The RN-Home Health reports to the assigned Nursing Clinical Supervisor.
Minimum Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Minimum Experience: Three (3) years of professional experience in hospital or prior home health experience preferred but (1) year Nursing experience required. Must be comfortable with end-of-life care and symptom management. Must be able to work independently yet function as part of a team. Experience with Home Care Home Base software preferred.
Licensure Requirement: Current RN license in State of Tennessee; CPR certification. Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.
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