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Staff Nurse II, Registered Nurse (RN), Home Health

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:SCAH-Sutter Care at Home - Santa CruzPosition Overview: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.Job Description:EDUCATION Associate's: RN graduate from an accredited curriculum. Bachelor's: Bachelor's degree in nursing or health related field preferred.CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE RN-Registered Nurse of California BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider DL-California Drivers Class C AUTO-Automobile InsuranceEXPERIENCE 1-3 years of full or part time experience in an acute care setting as a Registered Nurse or LVN.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 Computer competencyLicense/Certifications:AUTO-Automobile Insurance - N/A, BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, DL-California Drivers Class C - State Department of Motor Vehicles, RN-Registered Nurse of California - California Department of Consumer AffairsEducation:Associate's (Required)Job Shift:DaysSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, WednesdayWeekend Requirements:Rotating WeekendsBenefits:YesUnions:YesPosition Status:Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:40Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Santa Cruz , Staff Nurse II, Registered Nurse (RN), Home Health, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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