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RN Home Health

Mercy Medical Center Merced Merced, California
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Requisition ID 2021-178817 Employment Type Full Time Department Home Health Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday - Firday 8 am - 4:40 pm, rotation on weekends and night calls Remote No
Overview

Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Provides a wide range of nursing services, including conducting the initial evaluation visit, regular re-evaluations, initiating the plan of care with necessary revisions, and specialized care to adult and geriatric, patients in their home.

Specialized care may include preventive, rehabilitative or maintenance therapies to patients based on their diagnosis and condition which represent the full spectrum including: chronic conditions of congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes mellitus, multiple sclerosis, etc.; acute conditions such as stasis ulcers, open surgical wounds, infusion therapies required due to various conditions, pneumonia, etc.; and situations where case management and supervision by a skilled nurse is required.

Assures compliance with established care plan following accepted nursing standards, Mercy Medical Center Merced policies and procedures, and physicians' orders. Provides immediate direction to assigned LVN's and Certified Home Health Aides. May be required to take call.


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a current Registered .Nurse license with the state of California
  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's license and proof of auto insurance.
  • One year experience as a professional nurse with demonstrated clinical skills
  • Must be able to drive a motor vehicle safely for moderate periods of time.

Preferred:

  • Public Health, Home Health Nursing or Hospice experience
  • Knowledge of Medicare, Medi-cal, private insurance and local community.
  • Second language skills in Spanish

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