Perinatal Outreach Nurse
Company: Premier Health Partners
Posted on: June 22, 2022
The Perinatal Outreach Nurse (PON) functions in a multifaceted
role that demonstrates professionalism and promotes excellence in
the practice of Nursing. The PON 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 clients. Home visits
are made with a caseload of pregnant/parenting women and their
children using the Nurse Family Partnership Model. The PON will
also interact with appropriate community agencies in accordance
with guidelines. The PON 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, and the Nurse-Family Partnership
research project are followed. The Nurse will comply with program
data requirements, including data entry. The PON reports to the
Home Visit Coordinator for the Nurse Family Partnership. Essential
Duties & Functions: Collaborate with the Home Visit Coordinator to
identify learning needs and formulate self -development
goals/developmental plan. Meet with the Nurse Home Visit
Coordinator for supervision - both administrative and reflective.
Create a positive work environment that promotes productivity.
Receptive to new ideas and methods and willing to adapt to change.
Documents work schedule in Outlook including client visits and
other related meetings. Provide home visits to 25-30 pregnant and
parenting mothers using the Nurse Family Partnership model at 85%
productivity or better. Average time to first visit is as soon as
possible and within 14 days. Documentation is completed within 3
working days. Screenings, tools and family plans are completed on
time 95% of the time. Time track is timely and reflective of daily
work. Attend weekly staff meetings. Frugal with supplies.
Demonstrates willingness to accept and efficiently process new
families. Clients are exited in a timely fashion. Assist with
orientation of new staff. Promote a seamless continuum of care
between all aspects of care and community resources. Adhere to
policies concerning confidentiality and consumer relations.
Contribute to the efficient, orderly operations of the department.
Education Required: Bachelor's degree Additional requirements: Type
of degree: Bachelor's degree Area of study or major: Nursing
Preferred educational qualifications: Position specific testing
requirement: Must undergo a criminal background check with the Ohio
bureau of criminal identification and investigation and a
background check with the Ohio central registry on child abuse and
neglect. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensed Registered
Nurse Experience Required: 1 - 3 years of job-related experience
Prior job title or occupational experience: Prefer experience in a
variety of settings such as Home visiting, OB/Gyn, Pediatrics,
Adolescents, or Mental Health. Preferred experience: At least 1
year working with pregnant women, infants, and children. Other
experience requirements: Complete orientation per the Nurse Family
Partnership and Help Me Grow guidelines. Knowledge/Skills: Must
possess and display effective verbal, written and interpersonal
communication skills. Organized and self-directed. Valid driver's
license and insured safe automobile. Non-smoker
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