Sutter Health Staff RN II - Home Health (Santa Cruz) in Santa Cruz, California
Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Staff Registered Nurse is an experienced RN who is responsible for the overall management of approximately 25 patients including the provision of direct care with a designated visit productivity standard. This position plans, organizes, and directs all patient care services for patients in the assigned caseload in accordance with current standards and regulations, ensuring the optimal degree of quality care is maintained. Responsible for coordinating the interdisciplinary team to implement the established plan of patient care and ensuring effective management of visit utilization and control of expenses. May assist in agency wide orientation, competency evaluations and consultation to clinical staff related to specific expertise as requested by Clinical Manager.
Current California RN license, CPR certification.
Minimum of one year recent acute hospital experience as and RN or LVN, or recent one year as a home health agency or RN hospice.
California drivers license, dependable car/insurance
Skills and Knowledge
Current knowledge of nursing practices with ability to apply these to the home and community setting
Thorough understanding of home care and/or hospice services, Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, CHAP home health and/or hospice accreditation requirements, QI outcomes/benchmarking, infection control; good understanding of reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payors; good working understanding of budget and other financial reports. Clinical competency that meets and exceeds testing levels on a regular basis.
Verbal and written communication skills for regular contact with employees, patient, and patient families
Knowledge of agency policy and procedures.
Effective time management and self-scheduling skills.
Ability to independently make nursing diagnosis and initiate intervention, evaluate patient progress and initiate further intervention.
Ability to work with others in a flexible, cooperative manner.
Ability to drive and walk on uneven surfaces.
.Ability to work with functionally dependent patients using appropriate equipment and body mechanics
Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
Organization: Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.