Home Health RN – Paulino Firm – San Jacinto, CA

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Patient Care

Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing assessments of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).

  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
  • Writing and initiating plan of care
  • Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
  • Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Registered nurses shall have a minimum of (a) one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse within the last three (3) years OR (b) have a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing and a current RN license. Minimum of two years’ experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health, home care, or hospice nursing is preferred.
  • Self directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising hospice aides.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45.00 – $50.00 per hour

Medical Specialty:

  • Home Health

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Required)
  • RN (Required)

Work Location: One location

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