Leads and coordinates the interdisciplinary team to provide care to the patient and his/her caregiver(s) in accordance with the plan of care, utilizing the Sutter Difference Standards and Standards of Excellence in the Home Health setting. Provides direct care to patients ranging in age/developmental stage from infants (Pediatrics) to geriatrics with the main focus on adults to geriatrics, using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides leadership by managing care through others using Standards of Practice (TJC, Title XXII, Professional Practice Acts) & interpreting (or uses others to interpret) Standards of Practice to other staff which may include legal implications. Actively participates in professional growth opportunities & provides high quality customer relations utilizing excellent interpersonal & communication skills. Responsible for managing care of assigned patients and directing and coordinating activities of the multidisciplinary team.
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BLS - HCP, CA/OR RN License, Driver License, Auto Insurance
AA or AS required
BA or BS desired
This position requires a minimum of one year experience in acute care or community setting. Home Health experience preferred.
Current licensure as a California RN, must obtain Oregon licensure within 6 months of hire; BLS - Health care provider; Valid CA Drivers license, access to reliable auto with proof of insurance.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS in nursing preferred.
Must have demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process and community health care. Must have a working knowledge of applicable legal, regulatory and accrediting standards. Demonstrates knowledge of the concepts of death and dying, utilizing the AIM/End of life philosophy. Requires strong patient assessment skills as well as patient/caregiver education skills.
Must possess basic computer literacy skills.
Requires excellent organization, prioritization and communication skills. Requires effective English verbal and written communication skills. Must work well independently, without significant supervision or direction.
Skilled in the following clinical interventions: central venous line management, pain management , wound management including NPWT devices, venipuncture, blood glucose monitoring and management of related medications and diet, coagulation testing and management of related medications and diet, bladder catheter insertion.
Competent in functions of Case Management, including effective delegation skills.
Sees 4-5 visits per eight hour day, including all Case Management duties (order follow-up, completes IDT case notes, POC's reviewed/finalized timely, etc.)