Eskaton Community - Eskaton Home Healthcare
Eskaton offers excellent health benefits for Full Time employees. Our PPO health plan provides medical, dental, Rx, and vision coverage effective the first of the month, following 60 days of employment.
Eskaton Home Healthcare – 1 Full Time Position – Days
The Registered Nurse manages all aspects of patient care and provides skilled nursing care to patients in their home. This includes direct patient care, supervising LVN’s and health aides, referring to community resources and/or utilizing resource materials as needed. Includes participation in case conferences and staff meetings; completing paperwork in a timely manner, conferring and meeting with physicians, discharge planners, and other community persons as needed or directed. Monitors quality of service and discipline, providing information on patient’s condition to physician and supervisor. Resolves patient/family concerns. The Registered Nurse Case Manager will participate in internal meetings and in data driven quality assessment and performance improvement (QAPI).
One year recent home health nursing preferred. One year prior professional nursing experience. Able to learn to operate a laptop computer to perform clinical documentation and keyboarding or typing skills; previous experience preferred.
Possesses an in-depth knowledge of comprehensive nursing care which includes: clinical disease entities common to assigned home care patients; the physical assessment skills required for initial and follow-up appraisal on all assigned patients; the treatments, specialized diets, and medication regime for individual cases opened to services; the rehabilitative and preventative aspects concerning each patient; additional direct patient care service which ensures the safety, comfort, and protection of patients; the usual performances indicated for disease prevention and restorative measures; ability to document professional nursing services provided with a realistic plan for reaching short term and long range goals; able to make decisions regarding safety needs of patients’ home including adequate equipment. Perform duties consistent with the Nursing Practice Act including the Standards of Competent Performance, Title 16, Chapter 14, and Section 1443.5 of the California code of Regulations.
Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.