Staff RN II - Home Health
Staff Nurse Job in Capitola, CA
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.
Current California RN license, CPR certification.
Minimum of one year recent acute hospital experience as and RN or LVN, or recent one year as a home health agency or RN hospice.
California drivers license, dependable car/insurance
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.