Visiting Nurse - Hospice (40 Hrs., Snohomish County)

Kaiser Permanente Redmond , WA 98053

Posted 3 months ago

Description:

Hospice RN Case Management for Snohomish County.

Provides comprehensive skilled nursing care and services to patients in the home setting. Works on an interdisciplinary team to provide care in the home health, palliative care and hospice programs.

Accountable for the assessment, development of plan of care, education and consultation related to pain and symptom management as well as adjustment to changes in health status. Plans for the return of patient care to primary Health Care providers as indicated.

Essential Responsibilities:

Communicates and collaborates with other interdisplinary team members and with the patient family in planning and implementing care. Records accurate and pertinent data in the electronic medical record in a timely manner, according to documentation guidelines.

Adheres to KFHPW infection control, safety, hazardous waste, universal precautions, and CPR standards. Provides nursing interventions requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, and initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Follows through the plan of care as developed to: provide appropriate instruction to patient/caregiver about health care, disease management and adjustment to illness; direct and supervise the care and services of LPN and HHA in the home setting; perform treatments; instruct patients/families in self care activities and home safety; and competently perform skills/tasks per plan of care.

This includes pain and symptom management in the home. Performs skilled procedures to include injections, dressings, catheter insertion and care, colostomy and trachiotomy, central line IVcareand blood draws. Identifies educational needs.

Instructs patient according to the plan of care. Provides care and case management with interdisciplinary team. Identifies own learning needs, including those related to age-specific populations and participates in educational efforts to meet those needs.

Participates in the following: staff orientation; self and colleague/team performance reviews; and activities related to quality care and cost saving measures. Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard of professional work habits. Demonstrates an appearance consistent with KFHPW dress code policy.Assesses patient need for care and communicates with other health care providers appropriately and in a timely manner.

Collects data relevant to visit throughout the duration of care. Develops and initiates the plan of care based on assessment. Communicates and collaborates with medical doctor(s) to establish plan of care.

Evaluates patient response to care through timely assessment, communication and observation. Modifies plan of care through assessement based upon patient and care systems response.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum two (2) years of experience as Registered Nurse in medical surgical, home health or hospice.

Education

Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited program.

License, Certification, Registration

Current Washington State Registered Nurse license is required by date of hire/transfer.

Washington State driver's license with proof of insurance is required by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

Demonstrated experience providing care planning within a community setting (continuum of care).

Ability to work independently.

Ability to transfer / position patients as needs require.

Basic laptop skills including MS Office Suite.

Customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Horizon for home care system experience.

Bachelor's degree in nursing or a related health care field.

Primary Location: Washington,Redmond,Redmond Medical Center 15809 Bear Creek Pkwy.

Ste Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule:

Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:

SEIU RN/ANRP Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department:

Hospice Internal Nursing Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

Click here for additional requirements >



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Licsw Home Health Hospice Social Worker (Msw) Snohomish Full Time

Kaiser Permanente

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 2/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-22T00:00 Description: THIS POSITION WILL BE BASED IN THE EAST KING COUNTY BRANCH FOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE PRIMARILY WORKING IN SNOHOMISH COUNTY AND NORTH KING COUNTY.WORKING IN AN INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM PROVIDING HOME BASED SERVICES IN HOME HEALTH, PALLIATIVE AND HOSPICE PROGRAMS SERVING KAISER MEMBERS. Provides a wide range of clinical social work services in a primary care or home health setting, including support and consultation to care team in managing patients. Evaluate psychosocial assets and deficits for the purpose of enabling the pt to maintain the greatest level of independence. Coordinates with others to establish a plan of care. Provides short term counseling, teaching and brokering with other resources for care giving needs. Essential Responsibilities: Provide appropriate social work interventions to all age patients and their families including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, brief individual or family, advocacy, linkage, referral, group work, case coordination, and long-term care planning and placement.Consultation and coordination with multidisciplinary team of care professionals and primary care site medical/nursery staff, to include family conferences, care conferences, team meetings and etc.Assesses patient and family needs for care and communicates with other health care providers appropriately. Collects data relevant to visit with ongoing assessment throughout the duration of care. Evaluate psychosocial asses and deficits for the purpose of enabling the pt to maintain the greatest level of independence.Evaluates patients/family needs through timely assessment, communication and observation. Modifies plan of care through assessment based upon patient/care systems response. Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum one (1) year of previous social work experience. Education Master's degree in social work (MSW). License, Certification, Registration Washington State Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) Licensed Social Work Associate (LSWAA or LSWAIC) OR Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW) Additional Requirements: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated success as part of a multi-disciplinary team and commitment to diversity. Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years of post-master's experience. Care coordination experience in managed care system, in-/outpatient setting, skilled nursing or long-term care facility. Knowledge of social case management, conflict resolution and team building practices. Familiarity with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with electronic charting. Primary Location: Washington,Redmond,Redmond Medical Center 15809 Bear Creek Pkwy. Ste Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed. Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU Therapist Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Behavioral / Mental Health Department: Home Health and Hospice Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. Click here for additional requirements > Kaiser Permanente Redmond WA

Visiting Nurse - Hospice (40 Hrs., Snohomish County)

Kaiser Permanente