Field Nurse, Registered Nurse / RN Delaware County
Req #: 45965
Part Time 1
Shift: Days
Home Care Skilled Nursing
United Health Services Home Care TTHH
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: 24

Home Care Registered Nurse (RN), Binghamton Area

United Health Services is seeking a Home Care RN to join our Twin Tier Home Health Team in Binghamton, NY. This is an in home, traveling nurse position; each Registered Nurse will travel throughout Delaware County, NY State. This is a BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE/24 Hour Week position.

Shift: Days
Hours per week: 24
Salary range: $34.66 - 52.00 hour, depending on experience, plus mileage reimbursement.


Home Care Registered Nurse (RN), Overview

The Home Care RN provides skilled nursing services and patient education in the home care setting. The Home Care RN makes the initial assessment visit in the home to determine whether the patient is appropriate for admission to the Agency. Develops and implements the plan of care in accordance with physician orders. RN’s will be expected to travel (average expected travel 25-50 miles/day)

Home Care Registered Nurse (RN), Key Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Makes the initial assessment visit in the patient’s home and determines whether the patient is appropriate for admission to the agency. Develops tentative plan(s) of care, for admission to the Agency, and obtains physician orders and approval of the plan.
  • Provides skilled nursing care to patients in their home in accordance with agency policy and procedures, physician orders, and accepted nursing practice.
  • Teaches patients, family members and other caregivers in the therapeutic regime in order to foster patient health and independence.
  • Implements the plan of care and coordinates the patient's care in cooperation with other health professionals.
  • Continually re-evaluates the patient's clinical status and reports changes in the patient's condition to the physician, case manager, supervisor, and other personnel involved in the patient's care. Performs follow-up on identified clinical issues.
  • Uses knowledge of community resources to advise patient and family needs of resources available pertinent to patient/family with an emphasis on continuing care needs after discharge.
  • Participates in patient centered conferences and contributes to the implementation of the plan as appropriate.
  • Orients and supervises care provided by home health aides in accordance with Agency policies.
  • Assumes responsibility for completion of all documentation according to Agency policies.
  • Participates in the orientation and ongoing training of RN staff and nursing students.
  • Assumes responsibility to maintain and upgrade professional knowledge and skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service education programs.
  • Participates in the Agency's quality improvement program as required.
  • Supports the Corporate Compliance Program by adhering to the Twin Tier Home Health Policies, Procedures & Department Manuals of the organization. Employee will attend all mandatory in-services and annual training programs relating to Corporate Compliance. Assures that activities that employee is responsible for comply with any federal and state regulations. Reports and corrects any such conflicts which may arise.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to Twin Tier Home Health policies and HIPAA regulations governing confidentiality and security of protected health information for both manual and electronic patient records, charts, information, and other confidential information including (but not limited to) employee records, computer access codes and passwords.
  • Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications


  • Graduate of an approved RN program OR a non-approved program supplemented by content equal to an approved program.
  • License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State.
  • Two years’ experience as a Registered Professional Nurse required OR equivalent of education and experience.

. Preferred:

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing.
  • Med/Surg/Certified home care experience.

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream
  • UHS encourages career development and has established programs to support tuition reimbursement for its employees who wish to improve their knowledge and skills. These include programs related to tuition reimbursement, educational incentives and tuition forgiveness. The availability of these programs depends on the UHS entity in which you are employed.

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

About New York’s Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.


United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found
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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.