This position is located in Salinas, Monterey Bay County.
Works with physicians in identifying and coordinating patient/family/caregiver home care needs and providing skilled supportive care to patients and their families. Utilizes the nursing process to provide skilled care and comfort and maximizes the quality of life to the patient, family and caregiver. Refers and coordinates other disciplines and specialties, transfers to other levels of care and services with other providers. Case manages patient care within guidelines of the various payor sources. Prepares patient/family for discharge when appropriate.
Registered Nurse: Possession of a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. At least of year of experience as a professional nurse, recent home care experience preferred. Preferred knowledgeable about all agency services. Possession of current CPR certification.
Commitment to the interdisciplinary team approach to care. Strong communication skills. Teaching and leadership abilities. Current California drivers license and car insurance. Ability to read maps. Reliable vehicle. Ability to work independently. Knowledge and practice of good customer relations. Ability to efficiently manage time while performing multiple functions. Proper handling of clean/contaminated/ sterile equipment. Proper handling of food. Operation of equipment as required
-Employer pays 100% of premiums for full time staff for medical, vision, dental and term life insurance starting the first of the month after 60 day waiting period.
-240 hours of PTO can be earned annually starting the first of the month after 60 day waiting period. Can begin using PTO as soon as earned.
-Employee can start fully vested contributions immediately for 403(B) plan.
-Employer contributions of 3% begin after 1 year and 1,000 hours worked, no matching required.
Job Type: Full Time
The Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care to residents to the Central Coast by meeting their individual needs in a ethical, effective, caring and fiscally responsible manner.