Friday , January 27 2023

Kp Careers 2022 – Home Health Nurse

Website Kaiser Permanente

Job Description:

Provides age-appropriate skilled nursing care to patients in their place of residence in accordance with agency policy and procedure and state and federal regulations. Teaches the patient/family disease process and self-care needs. Monitors physiological state to determine an appropriate level of safety and comfort. Provides services requiring nursing skills in accordance with the plan of care. Develops and coordinates the plan of care and provides case management. Performs duties consistent with the nursing practice act that includes the standards of competent performance including Title 16, Chapter 14, Section 144.3 of the California Code of Regulations.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides ongoing periodic all system assessment of the patient and the patient’s equipment needs.
  • Initiates preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedure (Home Health).
  • Initiates timely discharges based on goals
  • Behaves in a courteous professional manner with patients, health professionals and maintain patient confidentiality. Acts as a patient advocate in utilizing Medicare, MediCal, Health Plan and community resources.
  • Participates in Departmental Quality Assurance activities and Utilization Review activities as requested.
  • Self-Development: Selects and attends education programs to keep current in area of practice. Utilizes new knowledge and skills. Participates in in-service programs. Annually prepares realistic professional goals and reviews their progress with Supervisor.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: The job has no supervisory responsibilities.
  • Educates and instructs the patient, patient’s family or other staff as required.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Supervises and teaches LVN’s and HHA’s as required for patient care.
  • Provides nursing care through all phases of care taking into consideration age and developmental needs.
  • Provides the initial all system nursing assessment prior to the provision of care.
  • Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions including obtaining written physician
  • orders for changes.
  • Provides care and services in accordance with the plan of care.
  • Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on hysiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family education, family involvement and patient advocacy.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the nursing process.
  • Commitment to Service Orientation.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California.
  • Current valid driver’s license required.
  • Two years applicable registered nurse experience within the last five (5) years, as determined by the Employer, of which at least six (6) months must be home health experience within a hospital-based or community based home health agency.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
  • Graduate from an approved school of professional nursing (AA, Diploma, or BSN).
  • BLS certificate required.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills (in English).

Job Details:

Company:  Kaiser Permanente

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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