PUYALLUP TRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, located in Tacoma Washington is seeking a full time RN (NFP) Early Childhood Home Visiting Nurse with three (3) years' experience in Home Health, Maternal Care or related field.
“It is the mission of the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority to provide quality healthcare and promote wellness in a culturally appropriate manner.”
We offer an outstanding workplace, competitive market based salary, and benefits packages including:
- Monday – Friday schedule
- Medical/Dental/Vision benefits – monthly premiums paid 100% for employees
- 18+ annual paid holidays
- Generous paid sick and vacation accruals
- 401(k) with annual profit sharing
- Life & AD&D insurance coverage
- PTHA is an approved loan repayment site for various programs
- Employee Assistance Program
- Excellent work/home life balance
GENERAL FUNCTION: The Early Childhood Home Visiting Nurse provides home visiting nurse case management services to mothers and their infants maintaining fidelity to the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) model.
- Assess physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the NFP domains, and assist women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes. Formulate nursing diagnosis based on nursing assessment and client goals.
- Develop therapeutic relationships; utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families in a home visiting environment.
- Provide education, support and referral resources in assisting women and their families in attaining their targeted goals.
- Develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals and as requested/required, promote public awareness of NFP.
- Participate in weekly team meetings and recognize accomplishments of team members.
- Participate in community coalitions in support of NFP, Maternal Child Health services as required.
- Ensure accurate and timely documentation of client records within 48 hours.
- Participate in review and analysis of reports for achievements and areas for improvement, including quality improvement efforts.
- Participate in mandated Nurse-Family Partnership training and meet all NFP Home Visitor competency requirements.
- Meet with NFP Nurse Supervisor weekly for clinical supervision. Utilize reflective practice in supervisory sessions.
- Schedule joint home visits with NFP Nurse Supervisor every three months.
- Responsible for planning and organizing work activities to meet established objectives.
- Demonstrates working knowledge of public health and maternal/child health nursing principles and practices, including community health problems, care preventive measures, community resources, and family-centered nursing.
- Responsible for analyzing, compiling, recording, and assessing data, i.e., nursing plans of action, medical records, etc.
- Ability to plan, organize and utilize teaching principles in working with families, clients, schools, and other community organizations.