Providence Health & Services RN Home Health - Santa Monica areas in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a Staff Nurse (RN) (full-time/day shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Home Health.
This position will cover Santa Monica and the surrounding areas.
Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience.
We are seeking a Staff Nurse Home Health (RN) a professional nurse who will apply the nursing process to develop and execute an age-appropriate plan of care for assigned home care/hospice patients by coordinating the interdisciplinary team to implement and/or update the patient plan of care according to assessment findings.
In this position you will:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, administrative, and clinical policies/procedures for patient care, safety, and infection control
Participate in improving organizational performance activities as assigned
Conduct initial and ongoing patient assessment with attention to the patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial, functional, home environment, and spiritual needs
Develop and implement individualized plan of care for each patient
Develop and teach individualized patient education according to assessed learning needs
Provide care to patients in the home and consults with other specialists as indicated
Assess each patient's clinical condition per unit/dept standards and report changes as appropriate
Administer prescribed medications and treatments according to physician orders and/or approved protocols
Collaborate and communicate with other personnel and physicians to optimize patient care according to the plan of care
Coordinate and provide the necessary equipment/supplies needed for patient care
Document in a clear, concise, and organized manner to ensure the accuracy of the medical record to include updating the patient plan of care and medication profile
Provide direction to team members to coordinate care of assigned patients and problem-solve patient care issues
Assist patient/family in discharge planning and continuity of care after home health, i.e., how/where to obtain supplies, services from community resources, outpatient clinics
Orient and educate new employees and students as assigned
Prepare patients for scheduled procedures and assists physicians as needed
Demonstrate sensitivity to each patient's comfort, safety, and privacy needs
Activate the chain of command and to follow through on complaints, incidents, ethical concerns, or unusual occurrences
Participate in meetings, case conferences, educational events, license/certification renewals, and professional associations as appropriate to nursing specialty
Current unencumbered California RN license
Current BLS HCP Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date
Current California Driver's License
Minimum 1-year professional nursing experience
Home Health experience
About the ministry 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 specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside 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 needed to regain and maintain good health.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
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.
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.
Job Category: Home Health Nursing
Other Location(s): California-Santa Monica, California-Pacific Palisades, California-Marina Del Rey
Req ID: 259286