Registered Nurse (RN) -Home Health

Employer
Guardian Angel Home Health Agency, Inc.
Location
Valencia, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 21, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Ref
319ad007
Specialty
Home Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

A graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN preferred.

A licensed RN through the California State Board of Nursing.

Has at least one year of general nursing experience, with current home health, medical, surgical, or critical care experience.

Complies with accepted professional standards and principles.

Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented an employment physicians health clearance, including a negative TB skin test and/or Chest Xray and other tests are required by the Organizations policy.

Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and Organizations requirements and is in good working condition.

Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

Have satisfactory references from nursing school, previous (or current) employers, and/or professional peers.

Has excellent observation, good nursing judgment, and good oral and written communication skills.

Is self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision; has good organizational skills.

Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation.

JOB SUMMARY

The RN provides nursing care to patients as requested by patient and as prescribed by the patients physician, as well as in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and policies of the Organization.

Seeks and obtains sufficient information necessary to function effectively in the health care setting where assigned.

Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process.

o Reviews and implements plan of care;

o Regularly re-evaluates patient needs

o Revises the plan of care as necessary.

Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.

Initiates and applies appropriate preventative, therapeutic, and rehabilitative nursing procedures and techniques and maintains communication regarding patient care with physician and supervisory personnel.

Completes, maintains, and submitted accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patients condition and care given.

Uses supplies and equipment effectively and efficiently.

Observes the patient for changes in conditions, discusses changes with the patient or family/caregiver and reports changes, as necessary, to the attending physician.

Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patients efforts toward self-sufficiency and independence.

Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provides medication, diet, and other instructions as ordered by the physician. Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patient and family/caregiver.

Provides/maintains a safe environment for the patient.

Assists the patient and/or family/caregiver and other health care personnel in providing continuity of care.

Performs within the limits of preparation and experience.

Accepts responsibility of assignment to perform a specialized procedure, such as IV therapy, only when qualified with specialty training, proven competency, clinical background, and expertise in the specialty area.

Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains professional knowledge.

Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

General office. Community home environment. Exposure to infectious diseases. Extensive driving.

Company Description

Guardian Angel Home Health Agency, Inc is DHS Licensed, JCAHO and CMS certified, with over thirteen years of Home Health experience. We have properly licensed and experienced staff of skilled nurses, home health aides, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, registered dietitians, medical social workers and woundcare specialists. All medical care is provided at the patients place of residence under the direct supervision of their physicians. We are in the process of setting up a hospice agency.
We specialize in: Woundcare Program, IV Infusion/Chemotherapy Program, Pre-op and Post-op Program, Rehabilitation Program, etc.
We are located at 980 Enchanted Way, Unit 206, Simi Valley, CA 93065
Our areas of coverage include Antelope Valley, Ventura County and Los Angeles Counties.
We pride ourselves in giving excellent patient care services, by having affiliations with FACEY, Healthcare Partners and other medical groups; Infusion companies such as CORAM, Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy; Skilled nursing facilities, Medical hospitals, Rehabilitation facilities, Pain management centers and Clinical laboratories.
We prioritize patient care and we do not discriminate patients that are being referred to us according to their insurance plan.

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