Home Health RN

Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted 2 months ago

Job Details

Position Title RN

Locations: Marysville – CA
Description: Currently seeking Registered Nurses (RNs) who are looking to work as Independent Contractors.

We are seeking RNs who can plan, organize and direct home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

  • Must have experience working with patients with tracheostomies and ventilators
  • Must have the ability to manage nursing care plans, educate patient and family on appropriate treatment to assist in improving and/or maintaining health
  • Assist in maintaining a safe work environment and perform all job responsibilities in a safe manner
  • Administer medications within scope of practice
  • Report changes in a patients condition promptly and appropriately to the physician/appropriate individual
  • Appropriately complete documentation for patient care
  • Mobilize resources during a crisis
  • Act as liaison between the physician, staff and patient/family by communicating with family members/physicians regarding specific patient needs, complexities or unusual findings to promote continuity of care
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to changes in work environment

Job Responsibilities of RN:

Patient Care

  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative 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.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
  • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.

Communication

  • Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every 60 days.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
  • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.

Additional Duties

  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.

How to Apply: Submit an online application below, and we’ll invite you to a phone interview with one of our recruiters. The phone interview will give us an idea of your skills and experience but is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about our company and expectations. After your initial phone interview, we will setup a time that works best for you so we will be able to meet with you at our NurseRegistry office.

Job Type: Per Diem

Qualifications:
Required Education: Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing
Required license or certification:

  • Current California RN License
  • Current BLS Certificate
  • Current ACLS Preferred

Additional Qualifications:

  • One (1) to two (2) years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with one (1) year of home health care experience preferred.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

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