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Health Professional Medical Staffing, LLC

Registered Nurse - Home Health

Company: Health Professional Medical Staffing, LLC
Category: Registered Nurses
Location: Los Angeles
Posted Date:

About Job

We are seeking a Full-Time, Day Shift 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. Our covered service area is the Los Angeles county.
Staff is assigned to cover designated areas (i.e. West Los Angeles, Downtown LA, San Fernando Valley or South Bay) dependent on their location.
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 / department 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


Job Requirements:
Required Qualifications:
-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
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
California Licensed Registered Nurse
Current California Driver License
1 year of RN experience

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