Dignity Health RN in WOODLAND, California

Overview

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County’s largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health. Dignity Health is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, please visit our web site at.

Responsibilities

This position requires knowledge of current nursing care techniques, principles and procedures. JCAHO, Title 22, Medicare regulations pertaining to Home Health. Must have ability to: Work as a team member to meet the department goals and objectives. Treat co-workers, patients, physicians and family members with dignity and respect. Maintain patient confidentiality. Communicate effectively with team members in verbal and written form, using electronic clinical information system. Establish and maintains a cooperative working relationship with physicians, nursing staff,

therapist, other hospital departments, and outside agencies.

Maintain knowledge of changes governing Home Health Agencies in accreditation, State and Federal Regulation, third party payors, and patient care needs. Work a flexible schedule and be willing to work overtime if needed for the provision of quality patient care. Function autonomously.

The Registered Nurse coordinates, supervises and implements patient care. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction and progress. Conducts initial and ongoing assessment, develops patient care plan, manages patient treatment, teaches patient and family, identifies and corrects variances from care plan and completes discharge planning. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors patient vital signs and provides patient and family education on treatment plan and ongoing care needs. Obtains consults and referrals as necessary.

WHC - Home Health care Program. This position will require travel within Yolo, Sutter, Yuba and Solano Counties. The candidate will be required to have a working vehicle, a valid drivers license and proof of car insurance.

Qualifications

CA RN license with a current CPR certification is required.

At least one year acute care hospital experience required.

One to two years Home Health experience preferred.

A current California drivers license with proof of current auto insurance required and reliable transportation.

Experience in palliative care/hospice is required. CHPN certification preferred.

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Job ID 2018-53961

Employment Type Full Time

Department Home Health

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Woodland Healthcare

Shift Day

Location WOODLAND

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-5, rotating weekends