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RN - Home Health

Company: Providence
Location: Torrance
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

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Providence is calling a Staff Nurse Home Health (RN) (Full-Time/Day Shift) at Providence Little Company Of Mary Home Health. This position will see patients in the Santa Monica and surrounding areas.
$10K Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begins on your first day of employment.
We are seeking a Staff Nurse Home Health (RN) a professional nurse who will apply the nursing process to develop and execute an age-appropriate plan of care for assigned home care/hospice patients by coordinating the interdisciplinary team to implement and/or update the patient plan of care according to assessment findings.
In this position you will:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, administrative, and clinical policies/procedures for patient care, safety, and infection control
Participate in improving organizational performance activities as assigned
Conduct initial and ongoing patient assessment with attention to the patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial, functional, home environment, and spiritual needs
Develop and implement individualized plan of care for each patient
Develop and teach individualized patient education according to assessed learning needs
Provide care to patients in the home and consults with other specialists as indicated
Assess each patient's clinical condition per unit/dept standards and report changes as appropriate
Administer prescribed medications and treatments according to physician orders and/or approved protocols
Collaborate and communicate with other personnel and physicians to optimize patient care according to the plan of care
Coordinate and provide the necessary equipment/supplies needed for patient care
Document in a clear, concise, and organized manner to ensure the accuracy of the medical record to include updating the patient plan of care and medication profile
Provide direction to team members to coordinate care of assigned patients and problem-solve patient care issues
Assist patient/family in discharge planning and continuity of care after home health, i.e., how/where to obtain supplies, services from community resources, outpatient clinics
Orient and educate new employees and students as assigned
Prepare patients for scheduled procedures and assists physicians as needed
Demonstrate sensitivity to each patient's comfort, safety, and privacy needs
Activate the chain of command and to follow through on complaints, incidents, ethical concerns, or unusual occurrences
Participate in meetings, case conferences, educational events, license/certification renewals, and professional associations as appropriate to nursing specialty
Required qualifications:
MOAB I required within 30 to 150 days of hire
Current California Licensed Registered Nurse
Current BLS HCP Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date
Current California Driver License
1 year professional nursing experience
Experience in cardiac care (for Staff on the Cardiac team
1 year experience in Maternal and Child Nursing (for Staff on the Maternal and Child team)
About the home health ministry you will serve:
As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.
Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission
As expressions of God's healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
About Us
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Category: Home Health Nursing
Location: California-Torrance
Req ID: 327236

Keywords: Providence, Torrance , RN - Home Health, Healthcare , Torrance, California

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