(RN ONLY) Registered Nurse - FT - Days - 6830 WH Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)

Nursing (RN and LVN) Edinburg, Texas


Position at DHR Health


The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) nurse home visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program.  The nurse home visitor is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, NFP Visit-to-Visit Guidelines and standards of NFP and of the lead agency.  The nurse home visitor reports to the NFP Nurse Supervisor.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required
  • Current RN license (in good standing) in Texas.
  • Current CPR required.
  • Valid Driver’s license and insured automobile required
  • Computer skills required with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Some evening or weekend work will be required
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish.



  • Two (2) years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing preferred.
  • Home visiting experience preferred.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills with families in crisis.
  • Knowledge of State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations.



  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices.
  • Provides home visits to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program
  • Formulates nursing diagnosis based on nursing assessment and client goals and NFP outcomes.
  • Actively engages in professional development to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
  • Evaluates client progress toward stated goals and NFP outcomes.
  • Adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation.
  • Carries a case load of up to twenty-five (25) clients.
  • Schedule joint home visits with NFP Nurse Supervisor every four (4) months.
  • Attend and participates in bi-weekly case conferences.
  • Attend and participates in bi-weekly team meetings
  • Provide information to support staff for timely and accurate data input.
  • Supports policies, procedures, NFP Visit-to-Visit Guidelines and standards of NFP and the lead agency.
  • As requested/required, participates in community coalition in support of NFP.
  • As requested/required, promotes public awareness of NFP.
  • Develops and maintains community relationships to support client referrals
  • Stays informed of current health care developments to provide safe, quality nurse home visiting services.
  • Develops therapeutic relationships, Utilizes concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families in a home visiting environment.
  • Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP into nursing practice.
  • Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the NFP domains.
  • Provides education, support and referral resources in assisting women and their families in attaining their target goals
  • Other duties as assigned.