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RN Home Health Per Diem Days

Company: Hi-Desert Home Health & Hospice
Location: Joshua Tree
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Per Diem, 8 Hour, Days Hi-Desert Home Health is a part of the Desert Care Network, and is based in Joshua Tree, California, on the Hi-Desert Medical Center campus. We cover a large area, serving patients from Twentynine Palms to Indio. As we are growing, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join our Home Health team. Under general supervision, this position is assigned to provide skilled nursing care to patients in their homes, following the orders of the attending physician, and functioning as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Primary Duties
1. Evaluate and assess the patient and his/her home environment.
2. Communicate with the physician and other team members in order to develop and coordinate the care plan and to report any changes in the patients condition.
3. Assist in implementing the patients care plan.
4. Maintain current, accurate documentation in the clients medical record.
5. Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
6. Maintain health care instruction to the patient as appropriate.
7. Serve as the liaison between the patient, support staff and physician.
8. Enhance professional growth and development through participation in education programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops pertaining to home care.
9. Attend required number of departmental meetings per year.
10. Direct and supervise home health aides.
11. Demonstrates sensitivity and competence in the care of ill adult and patients relative to determining each patients age related physical, psychological and cultural needs. Minimum Education
Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing from an accredited school. Minimum Experience
1 year of experience as an RN, preferably in a home setting Required Certification/Registration
CPR Certification
California RN license
Valid CA Drivers license
Current automobile insurance. Preferred Courses/Training
Courses in Home Health and/or Hospice
Public Health Nurse Training Skills: Administrative
Prior supervisory experience of Aides preferred Skills: Machine
Knowledge of use of Personal Computer Physical Demands
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
Lifts supplies/equipment
Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
Lifting requirement 25#
Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking #LI-CM1 Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law. Pay Range: $35.32 - $54.75
Individual wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an employee's qualifications and experience.Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: Hi-Desert Home Health & Hospice, Palm Springs , RN Home Health Per Diem Days, Healthcare , Joshua Tree, California

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