After Hours RN - Admission/Visit Nurse (Hospice/Home Health)

Sunnyvale, CA
Management may assign: 5pm-1am or 12:30am-8:30am This position is an After Hours role.

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
TITLE: Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice/Home Health (Evenings/Nights)OFFICE LOCATION: SunnyvalePATIENT TERRITORY: San Francisco, Sunnyvale, and OaklandSHIFT: Management may assign 5pm-1am or 12:30am - 830am, some weekends may also be scheduled.POSITION SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse admits patients to service, assesses the patients and familys physical, psycho-social, environmental, safety and developmental needs. They develop an individualized plan of care based on their assessment and document their observations and interventions related to the patient's environment. This role coordinates care with a multidisciplinary team, participates in the hospice program's quality assessment performance improvement program and conducts follow up visits as needed.Majority of patients seen will be Hospice patients but there may also be some Home Health patients that are scheduled for visitsAREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Performs an initial, comprehensive assessment. Documents observations, clinical findings, problems, skilled interventions, goals and discharge plans In consultation with the assigned Clinical Team Manager, initiates and regularly re-evaluates and revises plan of care. Assesses the need for the services of other team members (PT, OT, ST, MSW and HHA). Provides and documents skilled care on all visits (includes skilled observation of the patient's condition, skilled care and procedures and teaching of the patient and/or family). Obtains and documents physician orders.QUALIFICATIONS: Current California RN license. Current CPR Certificate. Minimum of one year of nursing experience required. Current California driver's license and automobile insurance.  

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