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Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health - Yorba Linda/Anaheim Area

Company: Bridge Home Health and Hospice
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Are you looking for a place where you can make a genuine difference in our patient's lives?With over 25 locations and growing, Our culture of love for our patients and employees is the top priority. Our commitment to our Core Values allows us to be the provider and employer of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that our employees are key to providing quality care and our most important resource.Join us today and grow with us!Responsibilities:The Registered Nurse plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced innursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nursebuilds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs ofindividuals and families within their homes and communities.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIESPatient Care1. Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs.Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).2. Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.3. Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needschange.4. Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.5. Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis andincorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patientand the family in the planning process.6. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administersmedications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.7. Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.8. Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan ofcare.9. Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implementsprior to discharge of the patient.10. Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Manager and assumes responsibility tocoordinate patient care for assigned caseload.Communication1. Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at leastevery sixty days.2. Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports any changes inthe patient's condition; obtains/receives physician's orders as required.3. Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.Additional Duties1. Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.2. Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services areavailable.3. Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.4. Participation in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program and Home HealthAgency sponsored training.Qualifications:1. Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.2. Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.3. Maintains a current CPR certification.4. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/ororganization requirements and is in good working order.5. Minimum of two years of experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health orhome care nursing is preferred.6. Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.7. Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communicationskills; nursing skills per competency checklist.8. Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.9. Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising home health aides.10. Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, or transfer patients.Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, orcrouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.

Keywords: Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Santa Ana , Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health - Yorba Linda/Anaheim Area, Healthcare , Santa Ana, California

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