Registered Nurse - Hospice Team Nurse
Company: Sutter Care at Home
Posted on: April 30, 2021
The Team Nurse provides skilled nursing services specific to the
needs of the patient, including instruction and evaluation in the
home, to a designated group of patients under physician direction
in alignment with SCAH, mission, goals and objectives. The Team
Nurse is accountable to the Director of Patient Care Services
(DPCS) for ensuring that the plan of care is implemented following
professional standards of care and agency specific protocols.
The RN team nurse is responsible for supervision of Home Health
Aides, including following the HHA Plan of Care.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor’s
in nursing or health related field preferred.
Licensures and Certifications\:
Registered Nurse – California State Licensure – RN Required.
Driver License, Valid and in State – Required.
Automobile Insurance – Required.
Basic Life Support Certification – BLS Required.
Minimum of one year of experience in an acute care setting
Direct patient care experience within the past five years
One year of experience in a home health or hospice position
Participation in a training program for Hospice volunteers or
coursework in death and dying/hospice care is preferred.
Primary Location: California-East Bay-Alameda
Must have the ability to function independently and as a member
of an interdisciplinary team; ability to exercise independent,
sound nursing judgment in planning and providing patient care.
Exhibits knowledge of patho-physiology and accepted treatment
protocols for common home care diagnoses.
Knowledge of safety and infection control principles.
Knowledge of state and federal home care regulatory guidelines
Demonstrated clinical assessment skills.
Ability to recognize the special needs of Hospice patients and
others in the home.
Ability to communicate with patients and significant others in
an effective, mature, caring manner.
Ability to maintain harmonious constructive relationships with
internal and external customers.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication
Understanding of palliative care for the terminally ill
Must be able to recognize unsafe or emergency situations and act
Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated
by organization and manager.
Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and
At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet
Sutter VNA & Hospice core competencies for position and area of
specialty, as appropriate. Clinical competence is evaluated
by review during joint visits in the clinical practice setting.
Must have reliable transportation.
Organization: Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Type: All Applications Accepted
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job shift: Day
Shift Hours- 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Shift Start Time: 12\:00pm
Shift End Time: 8\:00pm
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status,
sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex,
gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin
(including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals
who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age,
medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or
protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or
perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical
condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made
unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screening.
Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be
considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal,
state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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