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Home Health Nurse

Woodland Healthcare Woodland, California
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Requisition ID 2021-207151 Employment Type Per Diem Department Home Health Hours/Pay Period 16 Shift Day Standard Hours Varied schedule Remote No
Overview

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County’s largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, home health services, palliative care,  inpatient mental health services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. With strong ties to our community, we believe in providing compassionate, high-quality health care to you and your family, close to home. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems with a 22-state network. For more information, please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org/woodland. #rnhomehealth


Responsibilities

We’re seeking candidates with the following skills and strengths:

  • Desire to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams to ensure patient safety, positive patient experience, and delivery of quality care
  • Commitment to extend dignity, caring, and respect to all patients, physicians and family members
  • Experience communicating effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency, efficiency, and thoroughness using electronic medical records
  • Commitment to patient confidentiality
  • Maintain knowledge of changes governing Home Health Agencies in accreditation, State and Federal Regulation, third party payors, and patient care needs
  • Enjoy working a flexible schedule and be willing to work overtime, if needed, for the provision of quality patient care
  • Enthusiasm about field nursing care, as our patients will span throughout Yolo, Sutter, Yuba, and Solano Counties. 
  • Knowledge of current nursing care techniques, principles and procedures, The Joint Commission, Title 22, Medicare regulations pertaining to Home Health.

The Registered Nurse coordinates, supervises and implements patient care. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction and progress. Conducts initial and ongoing assessment, develops patient care plan, manages patient treatment, teaches patient and family, identifies and corrects variances from care plan and completes discharge planning. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors patient vital signs and provides patient and family education on treatment plan and ongoing care needs. Obtains consults and referrals as necessary.

Knowledge of current nursing care techniques, principles and procedures. JCAHO, Title 22, Medicare regulations pertaining to Home Health. Must have ability to: Work as a team member to meet the department goals and objectives. Treat co-workers, patients, physicians and family members with dignity and respect. Maintain patient confidentiality. Communicate effectively with team members in verbal and written form, using electronic clinical information system. Establish and maintains a cooperative working relationship with physicians, nursing staff,  therapist, other hospital departments, and outside agencies.


Maintain knowledge of changes governing Home Health Agencies in accreditation, State and Federal Regulation, third party payors, and patient care needs. Work a flexible schedule and be willing to work overtime if needed for the provision of quality patient care. Function autonomously.

The Registered Nurse coordinates, supervises and implements patient care. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction and progress. Conducts initial and ongoing assessment, develops patient care plan, manages patient treatment, teaches patient and family, identifies and corrects variances from care plan and completes discharge planning. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors patient vital signs and provides patient and family education on treatment plan and ongoing care needs. Obtains consults and referrals as necessary.

WHC - Home Health care Program. This position will require travel within Yolo, Sutter, Yuba and Solano Counties. The candidate will be required to have a working vehicle, a valid drivers license and proof of car insurance. 

#RN@DH

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Qualifications

Required:

  • One (1) year Home Health nursing experience within the previous 3 years.
  • Ability to work as a team member to meet the department goals and objectives. 
  • Function autonomously.

Education

  • California RN license
  • BLS from American Heart Association
  • California Driver's License
  • Car Insurance

Special Skills

Preferred:

  • Maintain knowledge of changes governing Home Health Agencies in accreditation, State and Federal Regulation, third party payors, and patient care needs.

Training

  • Knowledge of current JCAHO, Title 22,
  • Medicare regulations pertaining to Home Health.
  • BSN with PHN preferred.

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