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Home Health-Monoclonal Antibody Nurse (RN)

Department:  Nursing
Status:  Per Diem
Shift:  1st

Home Health-Monoclonal Antibody Clinical Nurse (RN)

 

Job Summary

The Clinical Nurse I –role provides direct patient care in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act to assigned patients in the Home Health setting.  The nurse collaborates with other disciplines of the health care team to ensure the delivery of safe, timely and appropriate quality patient care. This includes providing physical assessments, IV, Infusion, nursing interventions, pain management, medication administrations, specimen collection, meeting nutritional needs, and teaching and discharge needs of the patients assigned. Utilizes the nursing process based on evidence-based best practices to meet patient care needs. Evaluates and adjusts the nursing care process as necessary with consultation as needed, and confers with the appropriate resource personnel when making ethical/legal/medical dilemma decisions. Performs other duties as assigned. This position will be full-time work hours per-diem status, Monday-Friday, 8a-5:30pm, providing care to patients in the comfort of their home.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

Adaptability - Ability to change as environmental, organizational, workload, task, direction and other conditions change while reacting in a positive and constructive manner.

 

Equipment Knowledge – Knowledge of equipment, tools, technology and other devices in work area and the ability to use them to the extent required for the job. For clinical equipment, this is demonstrated by unit based competency testing.

Infection Control - Follows all policies and procedures used to minimize the risk of spreading infections.

 

Job Knowledge - The knowledge and understanding of concepts and procedures needed to be successful in the job. For clinical positions, this includes clinical procedures required by department and unit, as demonstrated by unit based competency testing.

Medication Management - Manages and administers prescribed medication, ECT and perioperative care, medication adherence assessment, medication education, medication review, and, monitoring of side effects of medication.

 

Patient Counseling - Able to give advice or guidance in a specific area of clinical expertise or knowledge which results in a problem solved, information provided, and possibly a plan of action for the person seeking assistance

Patient Documentation - Preparation and delivery of patient information in a manner that is consistent with the requirements of the job. Includes what happens during a clinical visit with patients and why a particular procedure or service is being performed or why a particular device is being used.

 

Patient Safety – Embraces the principle of keeping patients safe by following safety policies and procedures, treating people with respect, and speaking up in Patient Safety related situations.

 

Treatment Planning - Ability to anticipate resource needs and then arrange, prioritize and shape activities to meet Treatment Planning objectives.

 

Oral/Written Communication - Ability to speak and write effectively, demonstrates fundamental command of language, communicates well using all mediums.

 

Interpersonal Skills - Listens to and understands what others are saying. Establishes effective working relationships with others, contributing to a climate of mutual respect and cooperation. Uses vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the situation. Demonstrates sensitivity and tact, understanding own effect on the motivation, attitudes and actions of others. Makes favorable first impressions.

 

Diversity - Able to demonstrate the knowledge and practice of Diversity in the workplace. Able to work with a diverse group of people in a manner that enables them to reach their full potential, in pursuit of organizational objectives, without anyone being advantaged or disadvantaged by irrelevant considerations.

 

 

 

Required Education and Experience:

Home Health:  Requires at a minimum of One (1) year of acute clinical nursing experience or (1) year of clinical nursing home health care experience preferred.  Completion of an Associates Degree in Nursing or higher education. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

 

Licenses

All Clinical Nurse I’s must have current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.

 

Certifications

All Clinical Nurse I’s are required to have current BLS certification prior to clinical rotation.

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Home Care, Nursing, Medical, Patient Care, Registered Nurse, Healthcare

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