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Providence Health & Services RN - Home Health - Per Diem - Days in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day shift Registered Nurse for Home Health to Providence Medical Institute in Torrance, Ca.

In this position you will:

  • Provide and supervisesprofessional, independent nursing care for Providence patients, that is asevidence-based as possible.

  • Be is based in the nursingprocess and is consistent with the California Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scopeand Standards, and the ANA Code of Ethics.

  • Apply knowledge ofassessing, planning, ordering, giving, delegating, teaching and supervisingprofessional nursing care delivery that promotes patients' optimal health andindependence.

  • Participate in and leadsclinical teams and may supervise, assign or delegate to licensed vocationalnurses (LVN), unlicensed assistive personnel and other caregivers.

  • Perform all duties in amanner that promotes effective team functioning and reflects the Sisters ofProvidence and Little Company of Mary mission and philosophy and the Nurse'sBill of Rights.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Unencumbered California Registered Nurse license

  • If the Registered Nurse holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact, the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire

  • Nursing degree/diploma

  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor's degree or higher within 3 years of hire

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor's degree in nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect

  • Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect

  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader

  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at the facility

  • Current BLS required attime of hire; American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health CareProvider. If applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED forthe Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date.

  • Valid California driver’slicense with no excess violations or accidents required

  • One year Home Health Experience as RN

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing

  • 6 Months Home Health experience

About the Home Health you will serve:

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of Home Health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialist care includes patient assessment and monitoring; bedside protime monitoring; IV therapy, total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources eneded to regain and maintain good health.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 220017