Home Visiting Nurse

Job ID 182971 Date posted 09/01/2016 Facility Forsyth Medical Center Department Family Connects Forsyth Work Schedule
  • Full time
  • 8-hour days
  • 40 hours per week

Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Job Summary:

The team member's number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. 

A Forsyth Connects Home Visiting Nurse provides home visiting to all families with newborns in Forsyth County. The goal is to support and assess family needs in 12 domains of physical and psychosocial well-being and facilitate referrals and connections to community agencies to support families in these areas. The Home Visiting Nurse will work in a team environment of clinical and non-clinical staff in order to schedule, visit, and support families in the community using the evidence-based Forsyth Connects home visiting protocol. Ability to communicate effectively with others is essential. Experience in maternal/child health, home visiting, lactation education, and fluency in Spanish desired.

This position is grant-funded (3 years)

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Experience: Minimum of one year clinical RN experience required.
  • Licensure/certification/registration: Current RN licensure in appropriate state required. BLS,ACLS, PALS required. Valid Driver’s License required. Reliable transportation for use in home visits required.
  • Additional skills preferred: Spanish Language Proficiency preferred.