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RN, Team Nurse, Home Health

Company: Sutter Health
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Organization:

SCAH-Sutter Care at Home - Bay
Position Overview:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Team Nurse is responsible for the delivery of appropriate, adequate, effective, efficient direct patient care services assigned by the Primary Care Clinician and approved by the Clinical Manager. Responsibilities include implementation of the physician plan of care, obtaining physician orders, supervision of home health aides, and coordination of care within an interdisciplinary team and participating in effective utilization management and control of patient supplies. Consistently provides care based on the age-related needs of the unique population with consideration of their development/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, educational needs, communication style, and level of understanding. The Team Nurse is accountable to the Primary Care Clinician for ensuring that the plan of care is implemented following professional standards of care and agency specific protocols.
Job Description:

Sign-On Bonus Available to external candidates - in accordance with Sutter Health policy "

EDUCATION
Associate's RN Graduate from accredited curriculum

Bachelor's Nursing or health related field preferred.

PREFFERED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN
Minimum of one year of experience in an acute care setting.

One year of experience in a Home Health or Hospice position preferred.

Direct patient care experience within the past five years required.

LICENSURES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN

Driver License, Valid and in State - DL NUMBER

Automobile Insurance - INSURANCE

Basic Life Support Certification - BLS

Description
Exhibits excellent oral and written communication skills: with legible handwriting for documentation of patient records in a clear and concise manner.
Basic understanding of home care services, clinical standards of care and practice, Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, CHAP home health 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.
Must have the ability to function independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; ability to exercise independent, sound nursing judgment in planning and providing patient care.
Exhibits knowledge of patho-physiology and accepted treatment protocols for common HOME HEALTH diagnoses.
Knowledge of safety and infection control principles. Knowledge of state and federal HOME HEALTH regulatory guidelines preferred.
Demonstrated clinical assessment skills.
Ability to recognize the special needs of Home Health patients and others in the home.
Ability to communicate with patients and significant others in an effective, mature, caring manner.
Ability to maintain harmonious constructive relationships with internal and external customers.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
Understanding of palliative care for the terminally ill patient.
Must be able to recognize unsafe or emergency situations and act appropriately.
Participation in a training program for Home Health volunteers or coursework in death and dying/Home Health care is preferred.
Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with Sutter VNA and Home Health's strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult supervisor.
Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities.
Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements.
Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and certifications.
At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet Sutter VNA & Home Health core competencies for position and area of specialty, as appropriate.
Ability to be aware of surroundings and respond to emergency and/or urgent events.
Ability to select and utilize patient transfer/transport equipment safely.
Productivity standards - ability to meet productivity expectations (3-6 pt. visits per day, depending on visit type and needs).
Must be detail-oriented.
Ability to assist with possibly disoriented, combative patients.
Ability to work in mentally and physically demanding environment.

Pay Range: 55.1-73.15

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Shift:

Days
Schedule:

Full Time
Shift Hours:

8
Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Weekend Requirements:

Rotating Weekends
Benefits:

Yes
Unions:

Yes
Position Status:

Non-Exempt
Weekly Hours:

40
Employee Status:

Regular
Number of Openings:

1
This 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.

Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, San Francisco , RN, Team Nurse, Home Health, Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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