Registered Nurse Case Manager (RN) - Home Health (2017-418-1024) - San Francisco, CA, California - NurseRecruiter.com

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Summit Healthcare Organization - Bay Area (Newark, CA) is in search for a professional and caring REGISTERED NURSE (RN) to provide case management, assessment, evaluation, direction and care to our Home Health patients in the greater San Francisco County - San Francisco, San Mateo CA metropolitan area.

Job Title/Position: Registered Nurse (RN)

Schedule/Hours: Per Diem

Reports To: Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor

Summary: The Registered Nurse plans, organizes and directs 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

-Holds unencumbered Registered Nurse License
-Graduate of National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited school of nursing
-Minimum of one (1) year Registered Nursing experience
-Minimum of one (1) year Home Health experience
-Possess and maintain a current CPR certification
-Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization ---requirements and is in good working order
-Be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
-Demonstrates excellent observation, problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills; nursing skills per competency checklist
-Show ability to organize and prioritize workload independently
-Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, or transfer patients
-Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching.
-Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two years’ (2) Registered Nurse experience, one of which is in the area of home health, or public health is preferred.
Management experience preferred
Patient Care

The Registered Nurse 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 sixty 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 LVN / LPN and home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

-Holds unencumbered Registered Nurse License
-Graduate of National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited school of nursing
-Minimum of one (1) year Registered Nursing experience
-Minimum of one (1) year Home Health experience
-Possess and maintain a current CPR certification
-Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization ---requirements and is in good working order
-Be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
-Demonstrates excellent observation, problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills; nursing skills per competency checklist
-Show ability to organize and prioritize workload independently
-Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, or transfer patients
-Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching.
-Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.

Location

San Francisco, CA, California , 94122

Employment Type

Per Diem

Employer

Trinity Management Services Organization

Date Posted

Nov 9th, 2017

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